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  • 339

  • 73

  • 28,6%

  • 25,7%

  • 95,9%

  • 93,2%

Alberton was originally established on the farm Elandsfontein in 1904 and was named after General Hendrik Abraham Alberts, the chairman of a syndicate which purchased the original estate. (GPS coordinates: 26.3502 S, 28.0617 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 population339
Young (0-14)11,5%
Working Age (15-64)86,4%
Elderly (65+)2,1%
Dependency ratio15,7
Sex ratio285,2
Population density132 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1%
Higher education aged 20+28,6%
Matric aged 20+43,8%
Number of households73
Average household size2,1
Female headed households24,3%
Formal dwellings91,8%
Housing owned/paying off1,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage93,2%
Weekly refuse removal87,7%
Piped water inside dwelling25,7%
Electricity for lighting95,9%

Place names

Midvaal Municipality