Main Place

Sydney on Vaal

Quick Fact
  • 33

  • 12

  • 4,2%

  • 91,7%

  • 100%

  • 76,9%

Sydney on Vaal was possibly named after either Sidney Mendelssohn, a director of the company that owned the land or Sydney Shippard, who was the Acting Attorney of the Executive Council of Griqualand West in 1872. (GPS coordinates: 28.4463 S, 24.3169 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 population33
Young (0-14)21,2%
Working Age (15-64)75,8%
Elderly (65+)3%
Dependency ratio32
Sex ratio83,3
Population density56 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,2%
Higher education aged 20+4,2%
Matric aged 20+62,5%
Number of households12
Average household size2,8
Female headed households8,3%
Formal dwellings100%
Housing owned/paying off8,3%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage76,9%
Weekly refuse removal25%
Piped water inside dwelling91,7%
Electricity for lighting100%

Place names

Dikgatlong Municipality