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  • 10,413

  • 2,749

  • 22,5%

  • 94,4%

  • 98,4%

  • 95,2%

Ceres was named after the Roman goddess of agriculture. This name is fitting, as the town is situated is extremely fertile valley and is a major producer of South Africa's delicious fruits. (GPS coordinates: 33.4009 S, 19.2976 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population10,413
Young (0-14)22,3%
Working Age (15-64)68,7%
Elderly (65+)9%
Dependency ratio45,6
Sex ratio92,7
Population density135 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,8%
Higher education aged 20+22,5%
Matric aged 20+32,8%
Number of households2,749
Average household size3,5
Female headed households32,8%
Formal dwellings96,5%
Housing owned/paying off65,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage95,2%
Weekly refuse removal95,1%
Piped water inside dwelling94,4%
Electricity for lighting98,4%

Place names

Witzenberg Municipality