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  • 2,888

  • 762

  • 5,3%

  • 51,7%

  • 94,6%

  • 94%

Katikati is a Xhosa word derived from the English 'Cathcart town' named after Sir George Cathcart, Governor of the Cape from 1852. (GPS coordinates: 32.2904 S, 27.1586 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population2,888
Young (0-14)31,9%
Working Age (15-64)60,2%
Elderly (65+)7,9%
Dependency ratio66
Sex ratio83,8
Population density1403 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+11,3%
Higher education aged 20+5,3%
Matric aged 20+23,4%
Number of households762
Average household size3,8
Female headed households54,2%
Formal dwellings94,9%
Housing owned/paying off48,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage94%
Weekly refuse removal96,2%
Piped water inside dwelling51,7%
Electricity for lighting94,6%

Place names

Amahlathi Municipality