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  • 90

  • 33

  • 27,6%

  • 97%

  • 97%

  • 76,5%

Infanta is named after the Cape Infanta several kilometres to the south, which in turn was probably named after Joao de Infante, captain of Diaz's second caravelle. (GPS coordinates: 34.4271 S, 20.8409 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 population90
Young (0-14)14,3%
Working Age (15-64)56%
Elderly (65+)29,7%
Dependency ratio78,4
Sex ratio93,6
Population density4 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,3%
Higher education aged 20+27,6%
Matric aged 20+17,1%
Number of households33
Average household size2,7
Female headed households35,3%
Formal dwellings100%
Housing owned/paying off78,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage76,5%
Weekly refuse removal28,1%
Piped water inside dwelling97%
Electricity for lighting97%

Place names

Swellendam Municipality