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  • 3,353

  • 575

  • 1,7%

  • 3,1%

  • 66,4%

  • 0,7%

Brakfontein is located in Emnambithi/Ladysmith local municipality, within the province of KwaZulu-Natal. (GPS coordinates: 28.658 S, 29.8979 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population3,353
Young (0-14)37,6%
Working Age (15-64)57,2%
Elderly (65+)5,2%
Dependency ratio74,9
Sex ratio85
Population density77 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+31,6%
Higher education aged 20+1,7%
Matric aged 20+17,2%
Number of households575
Average household size5,8
Female headed households62,8%
Formal dwellings35%
Housing owned/paying off98,3%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,7%
Weekly refuse removal25,9%
Piped water inside dwelling3,1%
Electricity for lighting66,4%

Place names

Emnambithi/Ladysmith Municipality