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  • 1,460

  • 515

  • 42,3%

  • 70,7%

  • 95,5%

  • 26,4%

Grootfontein in Afrikaans means 'great spring' or 'large spring'. (GPS coordinates: 25.8857 S, 28.3583 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population1,460
Young (0-14)25,5%
Working Age (15-64)69,5%
Elderly (65+)5%
Dependency ratio44
Sex ratio113,5
Population density386 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,6%
Higher education aged 20+42,3%
Matric aged 20+31,2%
Number of households515
Average household size2,8
Female headed households23,9%
Formal dwellings86,4%
Housing owned/paying off52,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage26,4%
Weekly refuse removal72,8%
Piped water inside dwelling70,7%
Electricity for lighting95,5%

Place names

City of Tshwane Municipality