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Quick Fact
  • 4,525

  • 1,118

  • 4,1%

  • 64,2%

  • 97,5%

  • 81,4%

Uniondale was created in 1865 when two villages, Hopedale and Lyon, were merged to create this single town. The name refers to this union. (GPS coordinates: 33.6485 S, 23.1336 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 population4,525
Young (0-14)30,1%
Working Age (15-64)64,4%
Elderly (65+)5,5%
Dependency ratio55,3
Sex ratio91,7
Population density239 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5,5%
Higher education aged 20+4,1%
Matric aged 20+21,7%
Number of households1,118
Average household size4
Female headed households41,4%
Formal dwellings90%
Housing owned/paying off56%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage81,4%
Weekly refuse removal97,5%
Piped water inside dwelling64,2%
Electricity for lighting97,5%

Place names

George Municipality