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Quick Fact
  • 9,393

  • 3,099

  • 17,2%

  • 83,1%

  • 97,1%

  • 98,2%

Odendaalsrus was founded in 1899 on the farm Kalkkuil and named after the owner of the farm, J J Odendaal. (GPS coordinates: 27.8562 S, 26.6774 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 population9,393
Young (0-14)19,6%
Working Age (15-64)73,2%
Elderly (65+)7,2%
Dependency ratio36,6
Sex ratio119,5
Population density307 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,9%
Higher education aged 20+17,2%
Matric aged 20+37,9%
Number of households3,099
Average household size2,7
Female headed households25,4%
Formal dwellings98,6%
Housing owned/paying off56,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage98,2%
Weekly refuse removal93,3%
Piped water inside dwelling83,1%
Electricity for lighting97,1%

Place names

Matjhabeng Municipality