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  • 750

  • 189

  • 12,2%

  • 0%

  • 0,5%

  • 0%

eTaleni is a name that is derived from the Xhosa word ithala, which means 'rock ledge' or 'exposed rock'. (GPS coordinates: 31.8189 S, 28.0132 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 population750
Young (0-14)33,9%
Working Age (15-64)57,9%
Elderly (65+)8,3%
Dependency ratio72,8
Sex ratio97,4
Population density148 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+3,9%
Higher education aged 20+12,2%
Matric aged 20+13,5%
Number of households189
Average household size4
Female headed households48,4%
Formal dwellings39,2%
Housing owned/paying off99,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0%
Weekly refuse removal0,5%
Piped water inside dwelling0%
Electricity for lighting0,5%

Place names

Engcobo Municipality