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Quick Fact
  • 2,310

  • 652

  • 15,1%

  • 56,7%

  • 80,7%

  • 61,2%

Carthcart was named after Sir George Cathcart, Governor of the Cape from 1852 - 1854. (GPS coordinates: 32.3816 S, 27.2658 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 population2,310
Young (0-14)30,8%
Working Age (15-64)60,6%
Elderly (65+)8,7%
Dependency ratio65,1
Sex ratio85,4
Population density48 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+6,5%
Higher education aged 20+15,1%
Matric aged 20+26,4%
Number of households652
Average household size2,9
Female headed households49,9%
Formal dwellings79,9%
Housing owned/paying off27,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage61,2%
Weekly refuse removal78,1%
Piped water inside dwelling56,7%
Electricity for lighting80,7%

Place names

Amahlathi Municipality