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Thunzini is Xhosa for 'under a shadow'. The name originated from the shade that is cast over the land by a nearby mountain. (GPS coordinates: 32.1042 S, 27.5181 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population281
Young (0-14)35,2%
Working Age (15-64)53%
Elderly (65+)11,7%
Dependency ratio88,6
Sex ratio72,4
Population density411 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+22,5%
Higher education aged 20+0%
Matric aged 20+7,9%
Number of households79
Average household size3,6
Female headed households55,7%
Formal dwellings10,1%
Housing owned/paying off26,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling0%
Electricity for lighting100%

Place names

Intsika Yethu Municipality