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Quick Fact
  • 1,098

  • 503

  • 5,7%

  • 8,9%

  • 93,6%

  • 91,2%

Gravelotte was established in 1916 and named after the farm owned by a Prussian missionary who had fought in the Battle of Gravelotte (1870-71). (GPS coordinates: 23.9506 S, 30.6151 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 population1,098
Young (0-14)24,8%
Working Age (15-64)73%
Elderly (65+)2,2%
Dependency ratio36,9
Sex ratio131,6
Population density554 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+9,1%
Higher education aged 20+5,7%
Matric aged 20+25,2%
Number of households503
Average household size2,2
Female headed households24,5%
Formal dwellings92,2%
Housing owned/paying off35,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage91,2%
Weekly refuse removal99,2%
Piped water inside dwelling8,9%
Electricity for lighting93,6%

Place names

Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality