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Quick Fact ......
  • 6,087

  • 1,719

  • 5%

  • 4,2%

  • 85,5%

  • 0,8%

Dwaleni is a word that refers to a large, flat, exposed rock. (GPS coordinates: 25.3573 S, 31.0995 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 population6,087
Young (0-14)31,7%
Working Age (15-64)63,6%
Elderly (65+)4,7%
Dependency ratio57,2
Sex ratio96,8
Population density1653 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+17,6%
Higher education aged 20+5%
Matric aged 20+30,2%
Number of households1,719
Average household size3,5
Female headed households38,9%
Formal dwellings77,1%
Housing owned/paying off43%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,8%
Weekly refuse removal1,5%
Piped water inside dwelling4,2%
Electricity for lighting85,5%

Place names

Mbombela Municipality