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  • 5,249

  • 1,500

  • 2,2%

  • 87,9%

  • 95,1%

  • 89%

Kwa-Mandlenkosi means the 'place of Mandlenkosi'. The name is of Xhosa origin, given in honour of chief Mandlenkosi. (GPS coordinates: 32.3716 S, 22.5819 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 population5,249
Young (0-14)32,1%
Working Age (15-64)62%
Elderly (65+)5,9%
Dependency ratio61,4
Sex ratio88,8
Population density3207 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+8,3%
Higher education aged 20+2,2%
Matric aged 20+28%
Number of households1,500
Average household size3,4
Female headed households48,9%
Formal dwellings94,5%
Housing owned/paying off64,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage89%
Weekly refuse removal99,3%
Piped water inside dwelling87,9%
Electricity for lighting95,1%

Place names

Beaufort West Municipality