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Gamtoos Mouth

Quick Fact
  • 153

  • 81

  • 16,2%

  • 98,8%

  • 100%

  • 27,2%

Gamtoos Mouth is named for the river mouth. The name is of Khoikhoi origin, and is said to be derived from that of a tribe, the Gamtoos or Gamtouers. (GPS coordinates: 33.9579 S, 25.0526 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 population153
Young (0-14)4,5%
Working Age (15-64)63,6%
Elderly (65+)31,8%
Dependency ratio57,1
Sex ratio104
Population density146 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0,7%
Higher education aged 20+16,2%
Matric aged 20+36,6%
Number of households81
Average household size1,9
Female headed households17,1%
Formal dwellings95,1%
Housing owned/paying off85,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage27,2%
Weekly refuse removal39,5%
Piped water inside dwelling98,8%
Electricity for lighting100%

Place names

Kouga Municipality