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  • 594

  • 222

  • 58,3%

  • 79,6%

  • 89,6%

  • 78,7%

Rietfontein is named after a farm Rietfontein, meaning 'reed spring' in Afrikaans. The area was laid out in 1903. (GPS coordinates: 25.8643 S, 28.3428 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 population594
Young (0-14)24,9%
Working Age (15-64)73,4%
Elderly (65+)1,7%
Dependency ratio36,2
Sex ratio108,4
Population density39 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2%
Higher education aged 20+58,3%
Matric aged 20+20,8%
Number of households222
Average household size2,6
Female headed households28,4%
Formal dwellings85,5%
Housing owned/paying off43,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage78,7%
Weekly refuse removal63,7%
Piped water inside dwelling79,6%
Electricity for lighting89,6%

Place names

City of Tshwane Municipality