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  • 5,084

  • 1,386

  • 4,3%

  • 2,2%

  • 92,6%

  • 0,6%

Phathwa is located in Mbombela local municipality, within the province of Mpumalanga. (GPS coordinates: 25.3192 S, 31.1055 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population5,084
Young (0-14)32,7%
Working Age (15-64)62,8%
Elderly (65+)4,5%
Dependency ratio59,3
Sex ratio94,8
Population density1202 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+15,2%
Higher education aged 20+4,3%
Matric aged 20+34,3%
Number of households1,386
Average household size3,6
Female headed households40%
Formal dwellings89%
Housing owned/paying off92,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,6%
Weekly refuse removal0,6%
Piped water inside dwelling2,2%
Electricity for lighting92,6%

Place names

Mbombela Municipality