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  • 171

  • 70

  • 0%

  • 46,4%

  • 94,2%

  • 39,1%

Goodhouse is derived from the Khoikhoi word Gudaos, meaning 'sheep ford' and is claimed to be the spot where the Namas crossed the Orange River when they trekked from Little Namaqualand to Great Namaqualand. (GPS coordinates: 28.9112 S, 18.2137 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 population171
Young (0-14)27,3%
Working Age (15-64)65,1%
Elderly (65+)7,6%
Dependency ratio53,6
Sex ratio103,6
Population density572 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,7%
Higher education aged 20+0%
Matric aged 20+11,2%
Number of households70
Average household size2,4
Female headed households44,3%
Formal dwellings66,7%
Housing owned/paying off50%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage39,1%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling46,4%
Electricity for lighting94,2%

Place names

Nama Khoi Municipality