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Ruitersbos State Forest

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  • 451

  • 111

  • 0,7%

  • 63,1%

  • 95,5%

  • 83,8%

Ruitersbos State Forest is possibly named after the Ruitersbos pincushion, which is endemic to that area. (GPS coordinates: 33.8952 S, 22.039 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population451
Young (0-14)30,4%
Working Age (15-64)63,9%
Elderly (65+)5,8%
Dependency ratio56,6
Sex ratio91,9
Population density3 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+12,7%
Higher education aged 20+0,7%
Matric aged 20+15,2%
Number of households111
Average household size4
Female headed households27%
Formal dwellings60,4%
Housing owned/paying off54,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage83,8%
Weekly refuse removal94,6%
Piped water inside dwelling63,1%
Electricity for lighting95,5%

Place names

Mossel Bay Municipality