Main Place


Quick Fact
  • 11,761

  • 3,127

  • 3,2%

  • 37,2%

  • 83,9%

  • 59,8%

Hankey was established in 1825 as a station of the London Missionary Society and named after William Alers Hankey, the treasurer of this society. (GPS coordinates: 33.8307 S, 24.8651 E).

Character(s) left.
  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) monitors the quality of the information available on this website and updates the information regularly. However, neither Stats SA nor the Stats SA Website Department (StatsOnline) guarantees, or accepts legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of any material contained on this website or on any linked site.

Key Statistics 2011

Total population11,761
Young (0-14)30,1%
Working Age (15-64)64,8%
Elderly (65+)5,1%
Dependency ratio54,2
Sex ratio88,4
Population density560 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5,9%
Higher education aged 20+3,2%
Matric aged 20+17,4%
Number of households3,127
Average household size3,7
Female headed households42,3%
Formal dwellings77,2%
Housing owned/paying off55,3%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage59,8%
Weekly refuse removal86,1%
Piped water inside dwelling37,2%
Electricity for lighting83,9%

Place names

Kouga Municipality