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  • 6,774

  • 1,454

  • 3,9%

  • 5,3%

  • 34%

  • 0,6%

Driefontein is Afrikaans for 'three spring'. (GPS coordinates: 28.3294 S, 29.7045 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population6,774
Young (0-14)36,1%
Working Age (15-64)57,4%
Elderly (65+)6,5%
Dependency ratio74,2
Sex ratio88,9
Population density163 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+7,1%
Higher education aged 20+3,9%
Matric aged 20+26%
Number of households1,454
Average household size4,6
Female headed households54,7%
Formal dwellings51,2%
Housing owned/paying off11%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,6%
Weekly refuse removal2,8%
Piped water inside dwelling5,3%
Electricity for lighting34%

Place names

Emnambithi/Ladysmith Municipality