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Quick Fact
  • 7,760

  • 2,578

  • 14,9%

  • 93,3%

  • 98,8%

  • 95%

Moorreesburg was named after J C le Febre Moorrees (1807-1885), minister of the Swartland congregation from 1833 to 1881 (GPS coordinates: 33.1382 S, 18.6596 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 population7,760
Young (0-14)23,2%
Working Age (15-64)65,8%
Elderly (65+)11%
Dependency ratio51,9
Sex ratio90,8
Population density285 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,7%
Higher education aged 20+14,9%
Matric aged 20+29,6%
Number of households2,578
Average household size2,9
Female headed households33%
Formal dwellings93,6%
Housing owned/paying off60,3%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage95%
Weekly refuse removal97,9%
Piped water inside dwelling93,3%
Electricity for lighting98,8%

Place names

Swartland Municipality