Main Place


Quick Fact
  • 1,657

  • 502

  • 2,7%

  • 93,6%

  • 98,4%

  • 95,6%

Coldstream is said to be named after a cold stream flowing nearby. The town is famous for a burial stone excavated nearby in 1910, depicting a prehistoric artist holding a brush-feather and palette. (GPS coordinates: 33.9656 S, 23.7295 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 population1,657
Young (0-14)29,6%
Working Age (15-64)67,5%
Elderly (65+)2,8%
Dependency ratio48,1
Sex ratio102,8
Population density654 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+3,3%
Higher education aged 20+2,7%
Matric aged 20+21,7%
Number of households502
Average household size3,2
Female headed households27,9%
Formal dwellings86,4%
Housing owned/paying off41,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage95,6%
Weekly refuse removal67%
Piped water inside dwelling93,6%
Electricity for lighting98,4%

Place names

Kou-Kamma Municipality