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  • 167

  • 43

  • 12,7%

  • 88,1%

  • 100%

  • 90,5%

Murraysburg was established in 1856 on the farm Eenzaamheid and was named after two individuals: the Reverend Andrew Murray Senior, who was minister of Graaff-Reinet, and Barend O J Burger, who played a role in the establishment of the town. (GPS coordinates: 31.9617 S, 23.7775 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 population167
Young (0-14)29,9%
Working Age (15-64)61,1%
Elderly (65+)9%
Dependency ratio63,7
Sex ratio83,5
Population density2 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+7,8%
Higher education aged 20+12,7%
Matric aged 20+40,2%
Number of households43
Average household size3,9
Female headed households38,1%
Formal dwellings97,7%
Housing owned/paying off62,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage90,5%
Weekly refuse removal90,7%
Piped water inside dwelling88,1%
Electricity for lighting100%

Place names

Beaufort West Municipality