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  • 1,280

  • 315

  • 6,9%

  • 61,6%

  • 87%

  • 46,7%

Cedara is the site of a government agricultural centre, which opened in 1906. The word is derived from Sotho and means 'place where nothing grows'. (GPS coordinates: 29.5584 S, 30.2581 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 population1,280
Young (0-14)24,4%
Working Age (15-64)72,3%
Elderly (65+)3,3%
Dependency ratio38,2
Sex ratio106,1
Population density79 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+9,2%
Higher education aged 20+6,9%
Matric aged 20+28,3%
Number of households315
Average household size3,1
Female headed households42,2%
Formal dwellings79,4%
Housing owned/paying off4,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage46,7%
Weekly refuse removal72,2%
Piped water inside dwelling61,6%
Electricity for lighting87%

Place names

uMngeni Municipality