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  • 1,177

  • 370

  • 9,3%

  • 88,6%

  • 95,4%

  • 90,8%

Springfontein was established in 1904 on part of the farm Springfontein. The name is Afrikaans for 'spring which jumps', 'jumping fountain', or 'artesian fountain'. (GPS coordinates: 30.252 S, 25.6948 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 population1,177
Young (0-14)28,5%
Working Age (15-64)64%
Elderly (65+)7,5%
Dependency ratio56,3
Sex ratio95,2
Population density78 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+8%
Higher education aged 20+9,3%
Matric aged 20+24%
Number of households370
Average household size3,2
Female headed households42,7%
Formal dwellings97%
Housing owned/paying off71,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage90,8%
Weekly refuse removal91,6%
Piped water inside dwelling88,6%
Electricity for lighting95,4%

Place names

Kopanong Municipality