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  • 2,123

  • 499

  • 8%

  • 64,9%

  • 99%

  • 98,2%

Bitterwater is Afrikaans for 'bitter water'. (GPS coordinates: 32.7679 S, 21.9682 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population2,123
Young (0-14)34,2%
Working Age (15-64)61,8%
Elderly (65+)4%
Dependency ratio61,8
Sex ratio100,1
Population density3605 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+7,6%
Higher education aged 20+8%
Matric aged 20+9,7%
Number of households499
Average household size4,1
Female headed households47,7%
Formal dwellings97,4%
Housing owned/paying off77,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage98,2%
Weekly refuse removal99,8%
Piped water inside dwelling64,9%
Electricity for lighting99%

Place names

Prince Albert Municipality