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New Eersterus

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  • 35,059

  • 8,095

  • 3,2%

  • 6,9%

  • 97,5%

  • 0,9%

New Eersterus is derived from eerste rus, which is Afrikaans for 'first rest'. (GPS coordinates: 25.4083 S, 28.1335 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 population35,059
Young (0-14)30,6%
Working Age (15-64)65%
Elderly (65+)4,3%
Dependency ratio53,8
Sex ratio96
Population density1483 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+9,1%
Higher education aged 20+3,2%
Matric aged 20+28,3%
Number of households8,095
Average household size4,3
Female headed households42,4%
Formal dwellings73,6%
Housing owned/paying off63%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,9%
Weekly refuse removal0,5%
Piped water inside dwelling6,9%
Electricity for lighting97,5%

Place names

City of Tshwane Municipality