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Quick Fact
  • 7,674

  • 2,363

  • 6,1%

  • 68,9%

  • 84,8%

  • 89,6%

Clanwilliam was originally named Jan Disselsvlei, after the farm on which it was founded. It was later renamed Clanwilliam after the Earl of Clanwilliam, father-in-law to Sir John Cradock, Governor of the Cape from 1811 to 1814. (GPS coordinates: 32.1984 S, 18.9019 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 population7,674
Young (0-14)25%
Working Age (15-64)68,9%
Elderly (65+)6,1%
Dependency ratio45,1
Sex ratio92,2
Population density503 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+7,7%
Higher education aged 20+6,1%
Matric aged 20+21,1%
Number of households2,363
Average household size3,1
Female headed households42,2%
Formal dwellings72%
Housing owned/paying off70,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage89,6%
Weekly refuse removal89,6%
Piped water inside dwelling68,9%
Electricity for lighting84,8%

Place names

Cederberg Municipality