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Quick Fact ......
  • 10,075

  • 2,019

  • 2,7%

  • 2,8%

  • 91,8%

  • 0,8%

Matiwane is a name that refers to a chief named Matiwane Mhlongo. (GPS coordinates: 28.3487 S, 29.8915 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population10,075
Young (0-14)39,5%
Working Age (15-64)54,5%
Elderly (65+)6%
Dependency ratio83,6
Sex ratio87,7
Population density268 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+8,1%
Higher education aged 20+2,7%
Matric aged 20+24,2%
Number of households2,019
Average household size4,9
Female headed households55%
Formal dwellings41%
Housing owned/paying off34,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,8%
Weekly refuse removal2,1%
Piped water inside dwelling2,8%
Electricity for lighting91,8%

Place names

Emnambithi/Ladysmith Municipality