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Quick Fact
  • 1,699

  • 408

  • 1,8%

  • 67,4%

  • 96,3%

  • 97,3%

Nelspoort had its origins in the 1800s when an Italian immigrant, John Molteno, established a farming business there. The town is named after his farm. (GPS coordinates: 32.075 S, 23.024 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population1,699
Young (0-14)25,3%
Working Age (15-64)71,3%
Elderly (65+)3,5%
Dependency ratio40,3
Sex ratio121,5
Population density24 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+6,1%
Higher education aged 20+1,8%
Matric aged 20+25,3%
Number of households408
Average household size3,5
Female headed households35,9%
Formal dwellings99,5%
Housing owned/paying off62,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage97,3%
Weekly refuse removal99,3%
Piped water inside dwelling67,4%
Electricity for lighting96,3%

Place names

Beaufort West Municipality