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Quick Fact
  • 1,297

  • 368

  • 15,1%

  • 94,3%

  • 97%

  • 96,5%

Ventersburg was laid out in 1872 and named after the owner of the farm on which the town was founded, PA Venter. (GPS coordinates: 28.0828 S, 27.1336 E).

Character(s) left.
  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population1,297
Young (0-14)13,8%
Working Age (15-64)70,4%
Elderly (65+)15,8%
Dependency ratio42,1
Sex ratio133
Population density419 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,8%
Higher education aged 20+15,1%
Matric aged 20+38,3%
Number of households368
Average household size2,5
Female headed households33%
Formal dwellings98,9%
Housing owned/paying off63,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage96,5%
Weekly refuse removal93,5%
Piped water inside dwelling94,3%
Electricity for lighting97%

Place names

Matjhabeng Municipality