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  • 582

  • 145

  • 1,6%

  • 0%

  • 98,6%

  • 0,7%

Chiya is a place that was named after the Chiya clan who are said to be the first to occupy this area. (GPS coordinates: 30.3918 S, 29.863 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population582
Young (0-14)41,1%
Working Age (15-64)52%
Elderly (65+)6,9%
Dependency ratio92,4
Sex ratio75,3
Population density337 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+3,2%
Higher education aged 20+1,6%
Matric aged 20+6,7%
Number of households145
Average household size4
Female headed households64,8%
Formal dwellings10,3%
Housing owned/paying off97,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,7%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling0%
Electricity for lighting98,6%

Place names

Umzimkhulu Municipality