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  • 107,920

  • 25,429

  • 6,4%

  • 54,6%

  • 78,1%

  • 80,5%

Galeshewe is a township situated next to Kimberley. It was named after Kgosi (Chief) Galeshewe who was the chief of the BaTlhaping tribe in the Kimberley area. (GPS coordinates: 28.7123 S, 24.7201 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population107,920
Young (0-14)28,3%
Working Age (15-64)66,4%
Elderly (65+)5,3%
Dependency ratio50,6
Sex ratio91,8
Population density7081 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+6,2%
Higher education aged 20+6,4%
Matric aged 20+30,7%
Number of households25,429
Average household size4,2
Female headed households46,1%
Formal dwellings74,3%
Housing owned/paying off63,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage80,5%
Weekly refuse removal82,1%
Piped water inside dwelling54,6%
Electricity for lighting78,1%

Place names

Sol Plaatjie Municipality