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  • 2,1%

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  • 81,4%

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Macwhereni is Xhosa for 'the place of the AmaCwerha clan'. (GPS coordinates: 31.6896 S, 28.2476 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population957
Young (0-14)41,9%
Working Age (15-64)51,6%
Elderly (65+)6,5%
Dependency ratio93,9
Sex ratio78,2
Population density239 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+24,5%
Higher education aged 20+2,1%
Matric aged 20+14,6%
Number of households210
Average household size4,5
Female headed households64,8%
Formal dwellings32,9%
Housing owned/paying off20,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling0%
Electricity for lighting81,4%

Place names

Engcobo Municipality