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Quick Fact
  • 43,966

  • 11,936

  • 16,8%

  • 70,5%

  • 96,2%

  • 95,8%

Standerton was establish in 1878 on a farm owned by Boer Commandant AH Standerton and was subsequently named after him. (GPS coordinates: 26.9407 S, 29.2322 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 population43,966
Young (0-14)25,9%
Working Age (15-64)69,4%
Elderly (65+)4,7%
Dependency ratio44,1
Sex ratio99,6
Population density1214 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5,9%
Higher education aged 20+16,8%
Matric aged 20+31,5%
Number of households11,936
Average household size3,5
Female headed households33,2%
Formal dwellings76,4%
Housing owned/paying off45,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage95,8%
Weekly refuse removal96,4%
Piped water inside dwelling70,5%
Electricity for lighting96,2%

Place names

Lekwa Municipality