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  • 15,176

  • 4,029

  • 8,7%

  • 86,5%

  • 95,6%

  • 89,1%

Montagu is named after John Montagu, who was the Colonial Secretary at the Cape from 1843 to 1853. The town is well known as a health centre with mineral baths. (GPS coordinates: 33.7706 S, 20.136 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 population15,176
Young (0-14)25,5%
Working Age (15-64)65,2%
Elderly (65+)9,3%
Dependency ratio53,4
Sex ratio90,1
Population density464 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,3%
Higher education aged 20+8,7%
Matric aged 20+25%
Number of households4,029
Average household size3,5
Female headed households38,1%
Formal dwellings92,9%
Housing owned/paying off64,7%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage89,1%
Weekly refuse removal97,1%
Piped water inside dwelling86,5%
Electricity for lighting95,6%

Place names

Langeberg Municipality