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  • 11,510

  • 3,177

  • 30,7%

  • 92,9%

  • 97,7%

  • 95,2%

Kathu means 'town under trees', referring to the abundance of camel thorn in the area. (GPS coordinates: 27.6949 S, 23.0499 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population11,510
Young (0-14)21,7%
Working Age (15-64)76,5%
Elderly (65+)1,8%
Dependency ratio30,8
Sex ratio122,5
Population density740 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,7%
Higher education aged 20+30,7%
Matric aged 20+37,6%
Number of households3,177
Average household size3,3
Female headed households18,7%
Formal dwellings96,9%
Housing owned/paying off45,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage95,2%
Weekly refuse removal95,8%
Piped water inside dwelling92,9%
Electricity for lighting97,7%

Place names

Gamagara Municipality