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  • 2,775

  • 577

  • 2,2%

  • 0,2%

  • 67,3%

  • 0,3%

Mashunka is located in Msinga local municipality, within the province of KwaZulu-Natal. (GPS coordinates: 28.7173 S, 30.2941 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population2,775
Young (0-14)44,1%
Working Age (15-64)51,1%
Elderly (65+)4,8%
Dependency ratio95,8
Sex ratio67,6
Population density115 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+45,2%
Higher education aged 20+2,2%
Matric aged 20+11,2%
Number of households577
Average household size4,8
Female headed households73%
Formal dwellings18,5%
Housing owned/paying off98,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,3%
Weekly refuse removal1,4%
Piped water inside dwelling0,2%
Electricity for lighting67,3%

Place names

Msinga Municipality