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  • 82

  • 1,1%

  • 1,2%

  • 0%

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Cwaka is a word meaning 'silence' in Zulu. The name refers to a period in history where the Cwaka community, experiencing war and conflict, longed for peace in the area. (GPS coordinates: 28.6584 S, 30.4844 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population436
Young (0-14)47,9%
Working Age (15-64)47%
Elderly (65+)5%
Dependency ratio112,7
Sex ratio71
Population density52 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+43,4%
Higher education aged 20+1,1%
Matric aged 20+26,3%
Number of households82
Average household size5,3
Female headed households63,4%
Formal dwellings20,7%
Housing owned/paying off0%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling1,2%
Electricity for lighting0%

Place names

Msinga Municipality