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  • 1,581

  • 422

  • 1%

  • 0,7%

  • 92,2%

  • 0%

Zwelitsha means a 'new land' or 'new area' in Xhosa. (GPS coordinates: 32.6677 S, 27.5019 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population1,581
Young (0-14)33,1%
Working Age (15-64)57,8%
Elderly (65+)9,1%
Dependency ratio73
Sex ratio90,9
Population density1191 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+13,6%
Higher education aged 20+1%
Matric aged 20+8,2%
Number of households422
Average household size3,7
Female headed households50%
Formal dwellings60,3%
Housing owned/paying off87,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling0,7%
Electricity for lighting92,2%

Place names

Amahlathi Municipality