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  • 1,768

  • 408

  • 1,8%

  • 8,8%

  • 96,3%

  • 1,5%

Pelindaba is possibly derived from the Zulu words phelile indaba which means 'the matter is closed' or 'the matter is settled'. (GPS coordinates: 24.6084 S, 31.0117 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 population1,768
Young (0-14)33,9%
Working Age (15-64)60,8%
Elderly (65+)5,3%
Dependency ratio64,5
Sex ratio84,4
Population density1073 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+16,3%
Higher education aged 20+1,8%
Matric aged 20+36,9%
Number of households408
Average household size4,3
Female headed households53,9%
Formal dwellings92,7%
Housing owned/paying off94,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage1,5%
Weekly refuse removal1%
Piped water inside dwelling8,8%
Electricity for lighting96,3%

Place names

Bushbuckridge Municipality