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Canon Rocks

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  • 214

  • 114

  • 42%

  • 94,7%

  • 98,2%

  • 21,9%

Canon Rocks takes its name from a rusty cannon that was spotted lying on a nearby reef by the explorer Robert Jacob Gordon, in 1786. (GPS coordinates: 33.7464 S, 26.5472 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 population214
Young (0-14)4,2%
Working Age (15-64)57,9%
Elderly (65+)37,9%
Dependency ratio72,6
Sex ratio103,8
Population density69 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1%
Higher education aged 20+42%
Matric aged 20+39%
Number of households114
Average household size1,9
Female headed households17,7%
Formal dwellings93%
Housing owned/paying off86%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage21,9%
Weekly refuse removal99,1%
Piped water inside dwelling94,7%
Electricity for lighting98,2%

Place names

Ndlambe Municipality