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Quick Fact
  • 1,531

  • 296

  • 9,8%

  • 97,6%

  • 100%

  • 99,7%

Op-die-berg is an Afrikaans phrase meaning 'on the mountain'. The area is situated on the Skurweberge. (GPS coordinates: 33.0217 S, 19.3117 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 population1,531
Young (0-14)25,8%
Working Age (15-64)69,5%
Elderly (65+)4,7%
Dependency ratio43,8
Sex ratio91
Population density1475 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+7,4%
Higher education aged 20+9,8%
Matric aged 20+18,3%
Number of households296
Average household size3,9
Female headed households32,3%
Formal dwellings97%
Housing owned/paying off76,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage99,7%
Weekly refuse removal91,2%
Piped water inside dwelling97,6%
Electricity for lighting100%

Place names

Witzenberg Municipality