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Quick Fact
  • 2,021

  • 564

  • 3,5%

  • 1,4%

  • 92,6%

  • 0,4%

Sandton is probably named after the affluent suburb of Sandton in Johannesburg. The name Sandton is derived from the names of Sandown and Byranston. (GPS coordinates: 24.3484 S, 30.5903 E).

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  • Local knowledge
  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population2,021
Young (0-14)38,1%
Working Age (15-64)56,4%
Elderly (65+)5,5%
Dependency ratio77,3
Sex ratio77,9
Population density357 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+19,4%
Higher education aged 20+3,5%
Matric aged 20+15%
Number of households564
Average household size3,6
Female headed households58,5%
Formal dwellings95,7%
Housing owned/paying off1,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,4%
Weekly refuse removal0,2%
Piped water inside dwelling1,4%
Electricity for lighting92,6%

Place names

Maruleng Municipality