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Clocolan

Quick Fact
  • 1,349

  • 429

  • 25,1%

  • 91,1%

  • 97,7%

  • 97,7%

Clocolan is a name that is of Sotho origin, derived from hlohloloane, which means 'bump and fight'. It is said that the name refers to an incident where a fight erupted when a person bumped over someone else's basket filled with wheat. (GPS coordinates: 28.9102 S, 27.5515 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

Characteristics
Total population1,349
Young (0-14)22,1%
Working Age (15-64)66,6%
Elderly (65+)11,3%
Dependency ratio50,1
Sex ratio91,1
Population density86 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,3%
Higher education aged 20+25,1%
Matric aged 20+47,4%
Number of households429
Average household size2,8
Female headed households31,2%
Formal dwellings97,4%
Housing owned/paying off64,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage97,7%
Weekly refuse removal94,9%
Piped water inside dwelling91,1%
Electricity for lighting97,7%

Place names

Setsoto Municipality