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  • 29,676

  • 7,715

  • 8,2%

  • 74,2%

  • 92,5%

  • 96,3%

Eersterust was developed in 1962 by the apartheid government to house families from the coloured race group. Established on the farm Vlakfontein, the name is Afrikaans for 'first rest'. (GPS coordinates: 25.7051 S, 28.3126 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population29,676
Young (0-14)24,8%
Working Age (15-64)70,6%
Elderly (65+)4,6%
Dependency ratio41,6
Sex ratio93,9
Population density4908 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,6%
Higher education aged 20+8,2%
Matric aged 20+39,5%
Number of households7,715
Average household size3,7
Female headed households41,8%
Formal dwellings93,5%
Housing owned/paying off53,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage96,3%
Weekly refuse removal94,4%
Piped water inside dwelling74,2%
Electricity for lighting92,5%

Place names

City of Tshwane Municipality