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Quick Fact
  • 17,548

  • 4,339

  • 8,8%

  • 56,9%

  • 91,9%

  • 91,9%

Glencoe is named after a valley in Scotland. Glencoe is derived from the Gaelic gleann comhann, which means 'narrow glen'. (GPS coordinates: 28.1679 S, 30.1503 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 population17,548
Young (0-14)31,6%
Working Age (15-64)63,7%
Elderly (65+)4,8%
Dependency ratio57,1
Sex ratio96,5
Population density660 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+6,1%
Higher education aged 20+8,8%
Matric aged 20+35,4%
Number of households4,339
Average household size3,7
Female headed households42,8%
Formal dwellings97,8%
Housing owned/paying off64,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage91,9%
Weekly refuse removal94,5%
Piped water inside dwelling56,9%
Electricity for lighting91,9%

Place names

Endumeni Municipality