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Mvoti is based on the Zulu wording which is said to mean 'the quietly flowing one' in reference to the Mvoti River which flows right by the villiage. (GPS coordinates: 29.2051 S, 30.7307 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 population715
Young (0-14)42,9%
Working Age (15-64)51,9%
Elderly (65+)5,2%
Dependency ratio92,7
Sex ratio61,8
Population density106 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+37,5%
Higher education aged 20+3,6%
Matric aged 20+10,7%
Number of households154
Average household size4,6
Female headed households66,9%
Formal dwellings4,5%
Housing owned/paying off93,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling0%
Electricity for lighting0%

Place names

Umvoti Municipality