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  • 209

  • 88

  • 1,6%

  • 1,1%

  • 76,1%

  • 0%

Rietfontein is Afrikaans for 'reedy fountain' or 'spring with reeds'. (GPS coordinates: 29.4261 S, 26.938 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 population209
Young (0-14)32,5%
Working Age (15-64)53,1%
Elderly (65+)14,4%
Dependency ratio88,3
Sex ratio109
Population density474 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,8%
Higher education aged 20+1,6%
Matric aged 20+12%
Number of households88
Average household size2,4
Female headed households27,3%
Formal dwellings60,2%
Housing owned/paying off84,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling1,1%
Electricity for lighting76,1%

Place names

Mangaung Municipality