Main Place

Hankey

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).

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  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Characteristics
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