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Quick Fact
  • 5,905

  • 1,635

  • 8%

  • 84,2%

  • 92,1%

  • 85%

Warrenton was named after Sir Charles Warren and established in 1884. He was a soldier and archaeologist, and presided over the allocations of land and mineral rights in Griqualand West. (GPS coordinates: 28.135 S, 24.8717 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 population5,905
Young (0-14)27,8%
Working Age (15-64)64,2%
Elderly (65+)8%
Dependency ratio55,8
Sex ratio90,8
Population density221 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+9,5%
Higher education aged 20+8%
Matric aged 20+30%
Number of households1,635
Average household size3,5
Female headed households37%
Formal dwellings93,4%
Housing owned/paying off59,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage85%
Weekly refuse removal90%
Piped water inside dwelling84,2%
Electricity for lighting92,1%

Place names

Magareng Municipality