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  • 21,345

  • 6,665

  • 10,3%

  • 35,9%

  • 64,4%

  • 58,1%

Hammanskraal was said to be named after Hamman, a cattleman who built a shelter there to protect livestock from predators. The name can be translated as 'Hamman's kraal'. Kraal is the Afrikaans word for byre, an enclosure for cattle. (GPS coordinates: 25.4111 S, 28.2708 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population21,345
Young (0-14)32,5%
Working Age (15-64)66%
Elderly (65+)1,5%
Dependency ratio51,6
Sex ratio100,4
Population density2808 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,7%
Higher education aged 20+10,3%
Matric aged 20+35%
Number of households6,665
Average household size3,2
Female headed households33,7%
Formal dwellings61,2%
Housing owned/paying off64%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage58,1%
Weekly refuse removal63,7%
Piped water inside dwelling35,9%
Electricity for lighting64,4%

Place names

City of Tshwane Municipality