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Quick Fact
  • 8,297

  • 2,930

  • 21,1%

  • 98,2%

  • 99,6%

  • 97,7%

Langebaan means 'long track' or 'course', and refers to the long, navigable water south of Saldanha Bay known as the Langebaan lagoon. (GPS coordinates: 33.0643 S, 18.0512 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 population8,297
Young (0-14)20,5%
Working Age (15-64)66,1%
Elderly (65+)13,4%
Dependency ratio51,2
Sex ratio95,4
Population density411 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,1%
Higher education aged 20+21,1%
Matric aged 20+43,5%
Number of households2,930
Average household size2,8
Female headed households31,4%
Formal dwellings97,6%
Housing owned/paying off63,7%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage97,7%
Weekly refuse removal99%
Piped water inside dwelling98,2%
Electricity for lighting99,6%

Place names

Saldanha Bay Municipality