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Quick Fact
  • 7,842

  • 1,939

  • 4,2%

  • 77,2%

  • 99%

  • 77,2%

Steinkopf was named after Reverend Dr. Steinkopf, a missionary from the London Missionary Society. (GPS coordinates: 29.2662 S, 17.7313 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 population7,842
Young (0-14)25,1%
Working Age (15-64)64,2%
Elderly (65+)10,6%
Dependency ratio55,7
Sex ratio88,6
Population density1034 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,3%
Higher education aged 20+4,2%
Matric aged 20+17%
Number of households1,939
Average household size3,8
Female headed households43,7%
Formal dwellings98,2%
Housing owned/paying off86,7%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage77,2%
Weekly refuse removal99,3%
Piped water inside dwelling77,2%
Electricity for lighting99%

Place names

Nama Khoi Municipality