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Quick Fact
  • 19,152

  • 5,154

  • 5,7%

  • 44,5%

  • 81,3%

  • 79,3%

Dukathole is a Xhosa word for 'missing calf'. Before the establishment of the location the area was a cattle feeding area and calves would often get lost, hence the name. (GPS coordinates: 30.686 S, 26.6804 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population19,152
Young (0-14)33,3%
Working Age (15-64)61,4%
Elderly (65+)5,3%
Dependency ratio63
Sex ratio87,8
Population density3848 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+11%
Higher education aged 20+5,7%
Matric aged 20+22,3%
Number of households5,154
Average household size3,5
Female headed households46,6%
Formal dwellings78,5%
Housing owned/paying off57,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage79,3%
Weekly refuse removal89,9%
Piped water inside dwelling44,5%
Electricity for lighting81,3%

Place names

Maletswai Municipality