Main Place

Rietfontein

Quick Fact
  • 260

  • 118

  • 47,8%

  • 98,3%

  • 98,3%

  • 99,2%

Rietfontein is Afrikaans for 'reedy fountain' or 'spring with reeds'. (GPS coordinates: 26.7553 S, 27.824 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 population260
Young (0-14)13,1%
Working Age (15-64)79,2%
Elderly (65+)7,7%
Dependency ratio26,2
Sex ratio116,7
Population density788 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0%
Higher education aged 20+47,8%
Matric aged 20+39,6%
Number of households118
Average household size2,2
Female headed households29,7%
Formal dwellings100%
Housing owned/paying off44,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage99,2%
Weekly refuse removal70,3%
Piped water inside dwelling98,3%
Electricity for lighting98,3%

Place names

Metsimaholo Municipality