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  • 1,439

  • 383

  • 3,8%

  • 28,6%

  • 97,9%

  • 10,7%

Karkams is located in Kamiesberg local municipality, within the province of Northern Cape. (GPS coordinates: 30.3552 S, 17.883 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population1,439
Young (0-14)29,4%
Working Age (15-64)61,3%
Elderly (65+)9,4%
Dependency ratio63,3
Sex ratio98,2
Population density48 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,2%
Higher education aged 20+3,8%
Matric aged 20+18,2%
Number of households383
Average household size3,4
Female headed households46,1%
Formal dwellings98,4%
Housing owned/paying off80,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage10,7%
Weekly refuse removal91,9%
Piped water inside dwelling28,6%
Electricity for lighting97,9%

Place names

Kamiesberg Municipality