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  • 584

  • 132

  • 3,1%

  • 53,8%

  • 74%

  • 65,6%

Klaarstroom is Afrikaans for 'clear stream' and probably refers to the waters flowing from the Swartberg. The town was originally named Pietersburg. (GPS coordinates: 33.3272 S, 22.538 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 population584
Young (0-14)33,9%
Working Age (15-64)59,9%
Elderly (65+)6,2%
Dependency ratio66,9
Sex ratio90,5
Population density178 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+8,9%
Higher education aged 20+3,1%
Matric aged 20+13,8%
Number of households132
Average household size4,4
Female headed households62,1%
Formal dwellings70,2%
Housing owned/paying off53,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage65,6%
Weekly refuse removal98,5%
Piped water inside dwelling53,8%
Electricity for lighting74%

Place names

Prince Albert Municipality