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Quick Fact ......
  • 20,375

  • 5,465

  • 3,4%

  • 19%

  • 92,2%

  • 4,3%

Dan is a name that is derived from the Japanese word dan, which refers to degrees of proficiency in karate or judo. (GPS coordinates: 23.9043 S, 30.2761 E).

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  • South African Geographical Names Council

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population20,375
Young (0-14)32,2%
Working Age (15-64)63,1%
Elderly (65+)4,7%
Dependency ratio58,5
Sex ratio92,7
Population density2139 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+19,6%
Higher education aged 20+3,4%
Matric aged 20+26,2%
Number of households5,465
Average household size3,7
Female headed households43%
Formal dwellings85,6%
Housing owned/paying off49,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage4,3%
Weekly refuse removal1,1%
Piped water inside dwelling19%
Electricity for lighting92,2%

Place names

Greater Tzaneen Municipality