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  • 4,196

  • 1,450

  • 23,4%

  • 93,8%

  • 98,3%

  • 98,7%

Hartenbos takes its name from the farm Hartenbosch, and refers to the antelope which used to roam there. (GPS coordinates: 34.112 S, 22.0895 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 population4,196
Young (0-14)18,2%
Working Age (15-64)58,9%
Elderly (65+)22,9%
Dependency ratio69,9
Sex ratio89,2
Population density173 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,6%
Higher education aged 20+23,4%
Matric aged 20+43,4%
Number of households1,450
Average household size2,5
Female headed households29%
Formal dwellings97,7%
Housing owned/paying off56%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage98,7%
Weekly refuse removal97%
Piped water inside dwelling93,8%
Electricity for lighting98,3%

Place names

Mossel Bay Municipality