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  • 1,228

  • 417

  • 15,5%

  • 89,5%

  • 94%

  • 95,7%

Vanderkloof was established to provide housing for those building the dam in the area. The name is a combination of the surname of Petrus J van der Walt and the Afrikaans wording for a ravine (ie, 'Van der Walt's ravine'). (GPS coordinates: 30.004 S, 24.7407 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 population1,228
Young (0-14)21,6%
Working Age (15-64)63,7%
Elderly (65+)14,6%
Dependency ratio57
Sex ratio96,5
Population density250 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5,4%
Higher education aged 20+15,5%
Matric aged 20+39,5%
Number of households417
Average household size2,9
Female headed households27,8%
Formal dwellings97,6%
Housing owned/paying off51,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage95,7%
Weekly refuse removal92,3%
Piped water inside dwelling89,5%
Electricity for lighting94%

Place names

Renosterberg Municipality