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Kwa-Shweme is named after a Xhosa clan AmaShweme. Literally: 'place of Shweme'. (GPS coordinates: 32.065 S, 27.8244 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population233
Young (0-14)42,5%
Working Age (15-64)48,5%
Elderly (65+)9%
Dependency ratio106,2
Sex ratio89,4
Population density493 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0%
Higher education aged 20+4,5%
Matric aged 20+13,5%
Number of households40
Average household size5,8
Female headed households57,5%
Formal dwellings27,5%
Housing owned/paying off100%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling0%
Electricity for lighting75%

Place names

Intsika Yethu Municipality