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Quick Fact ......
  • 650

  • 193

  • 3,4%

  • 76,6%

  • 98,4%

  • 98,4%

Nuwerus is an Afrikaans name meaning 'new rest'. (GPS coordinates: 31.1491 S, 18.3565 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 population650
Young (0-14)25,2%
Working Age (15-64)63,7%
Elderly (65+)11,1%
Dependency ratio56,9
Sex ratio98,8
Population density868 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+8,5%
Higher education aged 20+3,4%
Matric aged 20+23,6%
Number of households193
Average household size2,9
Female headed households40,1%
Formal dwellings97,9%
Housing owned/paying off73,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage98,4%
Weekly refuse removal98,4%
Piped water inside dwelling76,6%
Electricity for lighting98,4%

Place names

Matzikama Municipality