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Quick Fact
  • 11,847

  • 2,969

  • 2,5%

  • 30%

  • 63%

  • 49,8%

Mataleng is a name that is of Tswana origin, and is said to mean 'at the green hill'. (GPS coordinates: 28.5343 S, 24.5045 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 population11,847
Young (0-14)31,2%
Working Age (15-64)63,6%
Elderly (65+)5,2%
Dependency ratio57,2
Sex ratio91,4
Population density4738 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+16,5%
Higher education aged 20+2,5%
Matric aged 20+22,6%
Number of households2,969
Average household size3,9
Female headed households37,6%
Formal dwellings66%
Housing owned/paying off53,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage49,8%
Weekly refuse removal38,3%
Piped water inside dwelling30%
Electricity for lighting63%

Place names

Dikgatlong Municipality