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Quick Fact ......
  • 1,470

  • 398

  • 1,8%

  • 49%

  • 96,7%

  • 88,7%

Brandwacht is Dutch for 'sentinel'. (GPS coordinates: 34.0516 S, 22.0573 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 population1,470
Young (0-14)26,9%
Working Age (15-64)67,9%
Elderly (65+)5,2%
Dependency ratio47,3
Sex ratio97,1
Population density1394 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+6,2%
Higher education aged 20+1,8%
Matric aged 20+10,4%
Number of households398
Average household size3,7
Female headed households32,5%
Formal dwellings92,4%
Housing owned/paying off75,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage88,7%
Weekly refuse removal97,5%
Piped water inside dwelling49%
Electricity for lighting96,7%

Place names

Mossel Bay Municipality