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  • 7,610

  • 1,883

  • 1,7%

  • 37,8%

  • 90,8%

  • 57%

Ritchie is located in Sol Plaatjie local municipality, within the province of Northern Cape. (GPS coordinates: 29.0024 S, 24.5891 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population7,610
Young (0-14)33,4%
Working Age (15-64)61,6%
Elderly (65+)5,1%
Dependency ratio62,4
Sex ratio102,2
Population density318 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+16,4%
Higher education aged 20+1,7%
Matric aged 20+15,8%
Number of households1,883
Average household size4
Female headed households34,3%
Formal dwellings52,5%
Housing owned/paying off73,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage57%
Weekly refuse removal63,5%
Piped water inside dwelling37,8%
Electricity for lighting90,8%

Place names

Sol Plaatjie Municipality