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Quick Fact
  • 44,362

  • 13,683

  • 2,5%

  • 34%

  • 93,6%

  • 79,3%

Meloding is a name that is of Southern Sotho origin, meaning 'place of melodies'. (GPS coordinates: 28.1395 S, 26.8944 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 population44,362
Young (0-14)30,7%
Working Age (15-64)65,5%
Elderly (65+)3,8%
Dependency ratio52,7
Sex ratio92,8
Population density5561 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+7%
Higher education aged 20+2,5%
Matric aged 20+26,4%
Number of households13,683
Average household size3,2
Female headed households46,2%
Formal dwellings72,9%
Housing owned/paying off62,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage79,3%
Weekly refuse removal95,4%
Piped water inside dwelling34%
Electricity for lighting93,6%

Place names

Matjhabeng Municipality