Main Place

Mhluzi

Quick Fact
  • 76,462

  • 22,401

  • 7,9%

  • 62,1%

  • 98%

  • 97,4%

Mhluzi word meaning 'soup', and was established a few years after Middelburg in 1879. The name of the township alludes to the Kein-olifantsrivier, which flows nearby. (GPS coordinates: 25.7594 S, 29.4221 E).

Character(s) left.
  • http://middelburginfo.com/history
  • Andrews TE. 1991. Transvaal indigenous place names: Past and present.

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Key Statistics 2011

Characteristics
Total population76,462
Young (0-14)26,8%
Working Age (15-64)70,3%
Elderly (65+)2,9%
Dependency ratio42,3
Sex ratio103,7
Population density7434 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+7,6%
Higher education aged 20+7,9%
Matric aged 20+38,4%
Number of households22,401
Average household size3,3
Female headed households35,3%
Formal dwellings90,3%
Housing owned/paying off50,3%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage97,4%
Weekly refuse removal96%
Piped water inside dwelling62,1%
Electricity for lighting98%

Place names

Steve Tshwete Municipality