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Quick Fact
  • 1,833

  • 671

  • 20,6%

  • 88,4%

  • 96,9%

  • 54%

Deneysville is named after Colonel Deneys Reitz, who was Minister of Lands when the Vaal Dam was built. (GPS coordinates: 26.8818 S, 28.095 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

Total population1,833
Young (0-14)14%
Working Age (15-64)70,4%
Elderly (65+)15,6%
Dependency ratio42
Sex ratio104,6
Population density45 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,9%
Higher education aged 20+20,6%
Matric aged 20+41,5%
Number of households671
Average household size2,3
Female headed households22,2%
Formal dwellings95,8%
Housing owned/paying off54,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage54%
Weekly refuse removal85%
Piped water inside dwelling88,4%
Electricity for lighting96,9%

Place names

Metsimaholo Municipality