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  • 5,922

  • 1,062

  • 4,1%

  • 10,8%

  • 80,1%

  • 1,6%

Oqweqweni is located in Mkhambathini local municipality, within the province of KwaZulu-Natal. (GPS coordinates: 29.6423 S, 30.6024 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population5,922
Young (0-14)33,1%
Working Age (15-64)61,8%
Elderly (65+)5%
Dependency ratio61,8
Sex ratio86,6
Population density278 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+18,3%
Higher education aged 20+4,1%
Matric aged 20+27,1%
Number of households1,062
Average household size5,6
Female headed households54%
Formal dwellings20,2%
Housing owned/paying off17,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage1,6%
Weekly refuse removal4,5%
Piped water inside dwelling10,8%
Electricity for lighting80,1%

Place names

Mkhambathini Municipality