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Tsomo Mission B

Quick Fact
  • 172

  • 98

  • 38,8%

  • 0%

  • 99%

  • 1%

Tsomo Mission is a name that refers to early Methodist missionaries who opened a school and a boarding house there. The settlement is named after the Tsomo River which flows nearby. The word Tsomo is derived from the Khoikhoi tsu ('sore') and m

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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 population172
Young (0-14)24,6%
Working Age (15-64)74,9%
Elderly (65+)0,6%
Dependency ratio33,6
Sex ratio95,5
Population density1120 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0%
Higher education aged 20+38,8%
Matric aged 20+25,9%
Number of households98
Average household size1,8
Female headed households43,9%
Formal dwellings86,7%
Housing owned/paying off12,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage1%
Weekly refuse removal1%
Piped water inside dwelling0%
Electricity for lighting99%

Place names

Intsika Yethu Municipality