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  • 666

  • 168

  • 7,7%

  • 78%

  • 98,8%

  • 80,2%

Herbertsdale is named after James Benton Herbert, who owned part of the farm on which the town was founded. (GPS coordinates: 34.0177 S, 21.7748 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 population666
Young (0-14)31,4%
Working Age (15-64)53,5%
Elderly (65+)15%
Dependency ratio86,8
Sex ratio95,3
Population density232 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5,8%
Higher education aged 20+7,7%
Matric aged 20+17,8%
Number of households168
Average household size3,1
Female headed households38,7%
Formal dwellings97,6%
Housing owned/paying off68,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage80,2%
Weekly refuse removal100%
Piped water inside dwelling78%
Electricity for lighting98,8%

Place names

Mossel Bay Municipality