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Quick Fact
  • 3,157

  • 982

  • 35,6%

  • 90,8%

  • 98,5%

  • 86,2%

Hoedspruit is the Afrikaans word for 'hat stream' (GPS coordinates: 24.364 S, 30.9526 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 population3,157
Young (0-14)20,4%
Working Age (15-64)75,4%
Elderly (65+)4,2%
Dependency ratio32,7
Sex ratio107,2
Population density131 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,2%
Higher education aged 20+35,6%
Matric aged 20+42,9%
Number of households982
Average household size2,8
Female headed households26,3%
Formal dwellings95,4%
Housing owned/paying off20,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage86,2%
Weekly refuse removal86,7%
Piped water inside dwelling90,8%
Electricity for lighting98,5%

Place names

Maruleng Municipality