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  • 9,234

  • 2,790

  • 2,7%

  • 96,7%

  • 98,4%

  • 93,8%

Evaton was named after Eva, daughter of James B Tucker, who established the township in 1904 on the farm Wildebeesfontein. (GPS coordinates: 26.5172 S, 27.8893 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 population9,234
Young (0-14)33,9%
Working Age (15-64)63,7%
Elderly (65+)2,4%
Dependency ratio57,1
Sex ratio92,9
Population density6518 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+12,1%
Higher education aged 20+2,7%
Matric aged 20+27,1%
Number of households2,790
Average household size3,3
Female headed households44,1%
Formal dwellings97,1%
Housing owned/paying off36,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage93,8%
Weekly refuse removal98,6%
Piped water inside dwelling96,7%
Electricity for lighting98,4%

Place names

Midvaal Municipality