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Quick Fact ......
  • 4,156

  • 1,101

  • 7,8%

  • 89,4%

  • 96,2%

  • 83,8%

Barrydale is named after Joseph Barry, a famous 19th century merchant. (GPS coordinates: 33.8989 S, 20.7274 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 population4,156
Young (0-14)26,8%
Working Age (15-64)64,9%
Elderly (65+)8,3%
Dependency ratio54,1
Sex ratio92,9
Population density161 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,8%
Higher education aged 20+7,8%
Matric aged 20+19,3%
Number of households1,101
Average household size3,7
Female headed households36,9%
Formal dwellings93,6%
Housing owned/paying off75,3%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage83,8%
Weekly refuse removal98%
Piped water inside dwelling89,4%
Electricity for lighting96,2%

Place names

Swellendam Municipality