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Quick Fact
  • 1,304

  • 361

  • 3,8%

  • 4,1%

  • 92,5%

  • 0%

KwaGubevu is named after a Xhosa clan who inhabited the area. Literally: 'the place of Gubevu'. (GPS coordinates: 32.7254 S, 27.4298 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population1,304
Young (0-14)31,4%
Working Age (15-64)58,7%
Elderly (65+)9,8%
Dependency ratio70,2
Sex ratio87,9
Population density378 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+15,7%
Higher education aged 20+3,8%
Matric aged 20+21,2%
Number of households361
Average household size3,6
Female headed households54,3%
Formal dwellings67,3%
Housing owned/paying off30,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0%
Weekly refuse removal1,1%
Piped water inside dwelling4,1%
Electricity for lighting92,5%

Place names

Amahlathi Municipality