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  • 5,453

  • 1,340

  • 24,1%

  • 82,6%

  • 90,7%

  • 91,3%

Nqutu is a word that is derived from the Zulu word ingqutu, which means' flat-topped vessel'. It is a description of a nearby hill. (GPS coordinates: 28.2163 S, 30.6734 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 population5,453
Young (0-14)32,8%
Working Age (15-64)65,3%
Elderly (65+)1,9%
Dependency ratio53,2
Sex ratio74,6
Population density1026 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4%
Higher education aged 20+24,1%
Matric aged 20+43,1%
Number of households1,340
Average household size3,6
Female headed households58,3%
Formal dwellings96,6%
Housing owned/paying off52,3%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage91,3%
Weekly refuse removal87,5%
Piped water inside dwelling82,6%
Electricity for lighting90,7%

Place names

Nquthu Municipality