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Quick Fact ......
  • 2,101

  • 722

  • 18%

  • 60%

  • 69,3%

  • 38,6%

Camperdown was originally established on the farm Camperdown, named by its owner after the villiage of Camperdown in the Netherlands. (GPS coordinates: 29.7302 S, 30.5272 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 population2,101
Young (0-14)15,8%
Working Age (15-64)77,7%
Elderly (65+)6,5%
Dependency ratio28,7
Sex ratio125,3
Population density339 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,3%
Higher education aged 20+18%
Matric aged 20+31,9%
Number of households722
Average household size2,4
Female headed households27,6%
Formal dwellings74,9%
Housing owned/paying off37,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage38,6%
Weekly refuse removal62%
Piped water inside dwelling60%
Electricity for lighting69,3%

Place names

Mkhambathini Municipality