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  • 166

  • 50

  • 1,2%

  • 2%

  • 90%

  • 4%

Taleni is a name that is derived from the Xhosa word ithala, which means 'rock ledge' or 'exposed rock'. (GPS coordinates: 32.0313 S, 27.4998 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 population166
Young (0-14)38%
Working Age (15-64)47,6%
Elderly (65+)14,5%
Dependency ratio110,1
Sex ratio82,4
Population density186 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+74,1%
Higher education aged 20+1,2%
Matric aged 20+1,2%
Number of households50
Average household size3,3
Female headed households76%
Formal dwellings22%
Housing owned/paying off94%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage4%
Weekly refuse removal2%
Piped water inside dwelling2%
Electricity for lighting90%

Place names

Intsika Yethu Municipality