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Zwelitsha

Quick Fact
  • 703

  • 168

  • 9,6%

  • 2,4%

  • 89,8%

  • 0,6%

Zwelitsha means a 'new area' or 'new land' in Xhosa. (GPS coordinates: 31.353 S, 29.5586 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Characteristics
Total population703
Young (0-14)35,8%
Working Age (15-64)61,2%
Elderly (65+)3%
Dependency ratio63,5
Sex ratio80,7
Population density652 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+13,7%
Higher education aged 20+9,6%
Matric aged 20+24,9%
Number of households168
Average household size4
Female headed households52,4%
Formal dwellings95,8%
Housing owned/paying off69,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,6%
Weekly refuse removal1,2%
Piped water inside dwelling2,4%
Electricity for lighting89,8%

Place names

Ingquza Hill Municipality