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  • 64,425

  • 16,456

  • 15,8%

  • 67,2%

  • 98%

  • 99,3%

Atteridgeville is a township that was established in 1939 and named after Mrs M P Atteridge, Chairman of the City Council's Committee for Non-European Affairs during the apartheid era. (GPS coordinates: 25.7735 S, 28.0698 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 population64,425
Young (0-14)22,6%
Working Age (15-64)72%
Elderly (65+)5,4%
Dependency ratio38,9
Sex ratio93,2
Population density6550 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,5%
Higher education aged 20+15,8%
Matric aged 20+38,6%
Number of households16,456
Average household size3,7
Female headed households42,9%
Formal dwellings92,6%
Housing owned/paying off66,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage99,3%
Weekly refuse removal96,1%
Piped water inside dwelling67,2%
Electricity for lighting98%

Place names

City of Tshwane Municipality