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  • 2,697

  • 666

  • 5,5%

  • 2,2%

  • 80,8%

  • 1,8%

Tshirolwe is derived from the Venda word tshirole, which refers to an animal that is very young, sick, or of stunted growth. (GPS coordinates: 22.8985 S, 30.0042 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population2,697
Young (0-14)39,6%
Working Age (15-64)53,4%
Elderly (65+)7%
Dependency ratio87,2
Sex ratio80,8
Population density723 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+20,2%
Higher education aged 20+5,5%
Matric aged 20+25%
Number of households666
Average household size4
Female headed households60,4%
Formal dwellings93,8%
Housing owned/paying off26%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage1,8%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling2,2%
Electricity for lighting80,8%

Place names

Makhado Municipality