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  • 951

  • 242

  • 7%

  • 38,8%

  • 42,6%

  • 19,4%

Hattingspruit is named after the farm owner upon whose land the town was established. Spruit is the Afrikaans word for 'stream'. So a literal translation of the name would be 'Hatting's stream'. (GPS coordinates: 28.0863 S, 30.1379 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 population951
Young (0-14)29,4%
Working Age (15-64)65,7%
Elderly (65+)4,8%
Dependency ratio52,2
Sex ratio106,1
Population density39 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+10,3%
Higher education aged 20+7%
Matric aged 20+24,2%
Number of households242
Average household size3,8
Female headed households25,6%
Formal dwellings74,7%
Housing owned/paying off36,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage19,4%
Weekly refuse removal37,4%
Piped water inside dwelling38,8%
Electricity for lighting42,6%

Place names

Dannhauser Municipality