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  • 2,147

  • 462

  • 14,8%

  • 60%

  • 88,7%

  • 36%

Bultfontein is named after a farm Bultfontein in 1973. The name is Afrikaans for 'hill fountain'. Early farms in the area often end with fontein that means 'spring' or 'fountain' in Afrikaans. (GPS coordinates: 25.4599 S, 28.2413 E).

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  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population2,147
Young (0-14)18,9%
Working Age (15-64)73,8%
Elderly (65+)7,3%
Dependency ratio35,5
Sex ratio116
Population density23 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+6%
Higher education aged 20+14,8%
Matric aged 20+34,4%
Number of households462
Average household size3,5
Female headed households17,5%
Formal dwellings88,3%
Housing owned/paying off34,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage36%
Weekly refuse removal10,8%
Piped water inside dwelling60%
Electricity for lighting88,7%

Place names

City of Tshwane Municipality