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  • 693

  • 217

  • 7,5%

  • 8,8%

  • 94,9%

  • 5,5%

Burnshill was a former missionary station of Glasgow Missionary Society. It was named after a Reverend John Burns who was one of the founders of this society. (GPS coordinates: 32.7661 S, 27.0591 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 population693
Young (0-14)23,8%
Working Age (15-64)63,5%
Elderly (65+)12,7%
Dependency ratio57,4
Sex ratio95,5
Population density326 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,9%
Higher education aged 20+7,5%
Matric aged 20+24,6%
Number of households217
Average household size3,2
Female headed households47,9%
Formal dwellings82,5%
Housing owned/paying off81,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage5,5%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling8,8%
Electricity for lighting94,9%

Place names

Amahlathi Municipality