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Quick Fact
  • 9,092

  • 2,376

  • 5%

  • 78,1%

  • 95%

  • 82,1%

Bonnievale was named after a railway siding that carried the name Vale since its opening in 1902. Its name was changed to Bonnie Vale in 1917. The town itself was founded in 1922. (GPS coordinates: 33.9217 S, 20.0883 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 population9,092
Young (0-14)29,4%
Working Age (15-64)63,9%
Elderly (65+)6,7%
Dependency ratio56,6
Sex ratio96,3
Population density336 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+6,9%
Higher education aged 20+5%
Matric aged 20+22,6%
Number of households2,376
Average household size3,8
Female headed households34,2%
Formal dwellings86,4%
Housing owned/paying off71,7%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage82,1%
Weekly refuse removal97,4%
Piped water inside dwelling78,1%
Electricity for lighting95%

Place names

Langeberg Municipality