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Quick Fact ......
  • 27,561

  • 8,791

  • 3,5%

  • 69%

  • 88,9%

  • 87,1%

KwaNonqaba is a Xhosa word meaning either 'hiding place' or 'place of the fort' (GPS coordinates: 34.1725 S, 22.0867 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 population27,561
Young (0-14)29,2%
Working Age (15-64)68,8%
Elderly (65+)2,1%
Dependency ratio45,4
Sex ratio101,2
Population density5272 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,1%
Higher education aged 20+3,5%
Matric aged 20+26,2%
Number of households8,791
Average household size3,1
Female headed households36,4%
Formal dwellings72,4%
Housing owned/paying off54,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage87,1%
Weekly refuse removal94,8%
Piped water inside dwelling69%
Electricity for lighting88,9%

Place names

Mossel Bay Municipality