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Bhekabani

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  • 440

  • 90

  • 3,6%

  • 0%

  • 2,2%

  • 0%

Bhekabani is a word that means 'who are you looking for?' in Zulu. This name refers to a story of a man who was said to have entered the village looking for a specific household, but did not ask the locals where the household was located. The locals ended up asking this man: '"who are you looking for?" (GPS coordinates: 28.3464 S, 30.7591 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Characteristics
Total population440
Young (0-14)43,2%
Working Age (15-64)49,3%
Elderly (65+)7,5%
Dependency ratio102,8
Sex ratio87,6
Population density514 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+25%
Higher education aged 20+3,6%
Matric aged 20+25,5%
Number of households90
Average household size4,9
Female headed households66,7%
Formal dwellings21,1%
Housing owned/paying off87,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling0%
Electricity for lighting2,2%

Place names

Nquthu Municipality