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  • 5,185

  • 1,277

  • 0,3%

  • 3,6%

  • 60,4%

  • 0,5%

Platfontein is located in Sol Plaatjie local municipality, within the province of Northern Cape. (GPS coordinates: 28.7074 S, 24.6477 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population5,185
Young (0-14)41,4%
Working Age (15-64)51,7%
Elderly (65+)6,9%
Dependency ratio93,5
Sex ratio83,5
Population density2933 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+57%
Higher education aged 20+0,3%
Matric aged 20+6,9%
Number of households1,277
Average household size4,1
Female headed households48,7%
Formal dwellings83,7%
Housing owned/paying off0,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,5%
Weekly refuse removal0,5%
Piped water inside dwelling3,6%
Electricity for lighting60,4%

Place names

Sol Plaatjie Municipality