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  • 12,637

  • 2,462

  • 1,9%

  • 0,7%

  • 90,7%

  • 0,4%

Roosboom is located in Emnambithi/Ladysmith local municipality, within the province of KwaZulu-Natal. (GPS coordinates: 28.6536 S, 29.7114 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population12,637
Young (0-14)39,3%
Working Age (15-64)57,3%
Elderly (65+)3,4%
Dependency ratio74,6
Sex ratio89,3
Population density280 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+11,3%
Higher education aged 20+1,9%
Matric aged 20+25,9%
Number of households2,462
Average household size5,1
Female headed households49,6%
Formal dwellings59,8%
Housing owned/paying off46,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,4%
Weekly refuse removal0,8%
Piped water inside dwelling0,7%
Electricity for lighting90,7%

Place names

Emnambithi/Ladysmith Municipality