Main Place

Kei Road

Quick Fact ......
  • 1,179

  • 286

  • 0,3%

  • 7,3%

  • 69,2%

  • 2,5%

Kei Road takes its name from the fact that this town is located on what was once the military road between King William's Town and Kei River. The name is of Khoekhoen origin: Kei means 'sand'. (GPS coordinates: 32.7025 S, 27.5721 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 population1,179
Young (0-14)30,4%
Working Age (15-64)62,5%
Elderly (65+)7,1%
Dependency ratio60,1
Sex ratio89,5
Population density258 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+11,2%
Higher education aged 20+0,3%
Matric aged 20+19,9%
Number of households286
Average household size4,1
Female headed households46,7%
Formal dwellings38%
Housing owned/paying off63,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage2,5%
Weekly refuse removal68,3%
Piped water inside dwelling7,3%
Electricity for lighting69,2%

Place names

Amahlathi Municipality