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Hobhouse

Quick Fact
  • 244

  • 105

  • 21,7%

  • 64,8%

  • 81,9%

  • 41%

Hobhouse was named after the renowned welfare campaigner Emily Hobhouse (1860-1926). (GPS coordinates: 29.5174 S, 27.1549 E).

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

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Key Statistics 2011

Characteristics
Total population244
Young (0-14)20,9%
Working Age (15-64)65,6%
Elderly (65+)13,5%
Dependency ratio52,5
Sex ratio86,3
Population density21 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,9%
Higher education aged 20+21,7%
Matric aged 20+33,1%
Number of households105
Average household size2,3
Female headed households33,3%
Formal dwellings80,8%
Housing owned/paying off51%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage41%
Weekly refuse removal75,2%
Piped water inside dwelling64,8%
Electricity for lighting81,9%

Place names

Mantsopa Municipality