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  • 20,263

  • 4,799

  • 4,6%

  • 68,7%

  • 80,4%

  • 80,3%

Roodepan is situated just north of Kimberley. Its name is Afrikaans for 'red pan'. Under apartheid, Roodepan was designated as a coloured township. (GPS coordinates: 28.6606 S, 24.7213 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population20,263
Young (0-14)30,3%
Working Age (15-64)65,3%
Elderly (65+)4,4%
Dependency ratio53,2
Sex ratio95,5
Population density3225 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5,6%
Higher education aged 20+4,6%
Matric aged 20+28,6%
Number of households4,799
Average household size4,2
Female headed households38,1%
Formal dwellings79,3%
Housing owned/paying off55,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage80,3%
Weekly refuse removal81,7%
Piped water inside dwelling68,7%
Electricity for lighting80,4%

Place names

Sol Plaatjie Municipality