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  • 11,034

  • 3,573

  • 3,8%

  • 41,9%

  • 74,3%

  • 93,8%

Sishen is located in Gamagara local municipality, within the province of Northern Cape. (GPS coordinates: 27.7871 S, 23.0016 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population11,034
Young (0-14)18,2%
Working Age (15-64)80,6%
Elderly (65+)1,3%
Dependency ratio24,1
Sex ratio159
Population density61 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+3,4%
Higher education aged 20+3,8%
Matric aged 20+31,8%
Number of households3,573
Average household size2,7
Female headed households27,6%
Formal dwellings51%
Housing owned/paying off16,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage93,8%
Weekly refuse removal93,8%
Piped water inside dwelling41,9%
Electricity for lighting74,3%

Place names

Gamagara Municipality