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  • 1,604

  • 499

  • 15,1%

  • 90,4%

  • 98,4%

  • 82,6%

Tarkastad is located in Tsolwana local municipality, within the province of Eastern Cape. (GPS coordinates: 32.0048 S, 26.2717 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population1,604
Young (0-14)31,9%
Working Age (15-64)58,5%
Elderly (65+)9,6%
Dependency ratio70,8
Sex ratio86,1
Population density20 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+6,4%
Higher education aged 20+15,1%
Matric aged 20+24,8%
Number of households499
Average household size3
Female headed households43,5%
Formal dwellings98%
Housing owned/paying off70,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage82,6%
Weekly refuse removal96,4%
Piped water inside dwelling90,4%
Electricity for lighting98,4%

Place names

Tsolwana Municipality