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  • 82,339

  • 25,067

  • 5,7%

  • 65,2%

  • 82,2%

  • 62,4%

Zamdela is located next to the town of Sasolburg. The name is a Zulu word that means 'despise' or 'undermine'. (GPS coordinates: 26.8577 S, 27.8725 E).

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  • Hallowes D and Munnik V. 2006. Poisoned Spaces: Manufacturing wealth, producing poverty. groundWork.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population82,339
Young (0-14)29,2%
Working Age (15-64)67,8%
Elderly (65+)3%
Dependency ratio47,6
Sex ratio104,3
Population density3851 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5,6%
Higher education aged 20+5,7%
Matric aged 20+28,5%
Number of households25,067
Average household size3,2
Female headed households35,5%
Formal dwellings78%
Housing owned/paying off57,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage62,4%
Weekly refuse removal71,8%
Piped water inside dwelling65,2%
Electricity for lighting82,2%

Place names

Metsimaholo Municipality