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Quick Fact
  • 1,528

  • 518

  • 21,5%

  • 98,5%

  • 99,2%

  • 99,6%

Wolseley was previously known as Ceres Road. It was named after Sir Garnet Joseph Wolseley (1833-1913), Commander of the British forces in the Zulu War in 1879. (GPS coordinates: 33.4147 S, 19.1997 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 population1,528
Young (0-14)16,8%
Working Age (15-64)67,4%
Elderly (65+)15,8%
Dependency ratio48,3
Sex ratio96,1
Population density650 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0,8%
Higher education aged 20+21,5%
Matric aged 20+45,8%
Number of households518
Average household size2,5
Female headed households28,9%
Formal dwellings97,1%
Housing owned/paying off50%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage99,6%
Weekly refuse removal98,8%
Piped water inside dwelling98,5%
Electricity for lighting99,2%

Place names

Witzenberg Municipality