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Paul Roux

Quick Fact ......
  • 437

  • 214

  • 19,5%

  • 98,6%

  • 97,2%

  • 25,2%

Paul Roux was originally named Duplessisville, after Frans du Plessis. However, it was later renamed after Paul Hendrik Roux (1862-1911), a general during the Second Anglo-Boer War. (GPS coordinates: 28.296 S, 27.9525 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 population437
Young (0-14)13%
Working Age (15-64)61,2%
Elderly (65+)25,8%
Dependency ratio63,4
Sex ratio99,1
Population density82 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0,6%
Higher education aged 20+19,5%
Matric aged 20+40,7%
Number of households214
Average household size1,9
Female headed households32,6%
Formal dwellings96,3%
Housing owned/paying off59,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage25,2%
Weekly refuse removal98,6%
Piped water inside dwelling98,6%
Electricity for lighting97,2%

Place names

Dihlabeng Municipality