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  • 29,803

  • 7,436

  • 5,3%

  • 23,7%

  • 83,7%

  • 76,6%

Phagameng is a name that is of Northern Sotho origin and means 'place of higher status'. (GPS coordinates: 24.6939 S, 28.4359 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 population29,803
Young (0-14)33,2%
Working Age (15-64)63,5%
Elderly (65+)3,3%
Dependency ratio57,4
Sex ratio99,3
Population density5552 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+11,4%
Higher education aged 20+5,3%
Matric aged 20+22,5%
Number of households7,436
Average household size3,9
Female headed households44,4%
Formal dwellings81,5%
Housing owned/paying off74,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage76,6%
Weekly refuse removal82%
Piped water inside dwelling23,7%
Electricity for lighting83,7%

Place names

Modimolle Municipality