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Wilderness Lake Area

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  • 149

  • 54

  • 28,8%

  • 68,5%

  • 85,2%

  • 22,2%

Wilderness Lake Area is an area close to the coastal resort town of Wilderness. The name was given by George Bennett, who owned the area, and who bought the land (in 1877) on which the resort built. (GPS coordinates: 33.9906 S, 22.6759 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population149
Young (0-14)22,1%
Working Age (15-64)63,8%
Elderly (65+)14,1%
Dependency ratio56,8
Sex ratio109,9
Population density11 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0%
Higher education aged 20+28,8%
Matric aged 20+42,3%
Number of households54
Average household size2,6
Female headed households14,8%
Formal dwellings96,3%
Housing owned/paying off50%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage22,2%
Weekly refuse removal24,1%
Piped water inside dwelling68,5%
Electricity for lighting85,2%

Place names

George Municipality