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Quick Fact ......
  • 4,666

  • 1,351

  • 3,5%

  • 12,8%

  • 95,9%

  • 18,4%

Jamestown was named after James Wagenaar who owned the land on which the town was established. (GPS coordinates: 31.132 S, 26.807 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 population4,666
Young (0-14)38,6%
Working Age (15-64)56,6%
Elderly (65+)4,9%
Dependency ratio76,8
Sex ratio85
Population density389 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+20,4%
Higher education aged 20+3,5%
Matric aged 20+14,1%
Number of households1,351
Average household size3,4
Female headed households57,4%
Formal dwellings99,6%
Housing owned/paying off27,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage18,4%
Weekly refuse removal98,7%
Piped water inside dwelling12,8%
Electricity for lighting95,9%

Place names

Maletswai Municipality