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Quick Fact
  • 118,889

  • 35,404

  • 5,6%

  • 43,3%

  • 89,9%

  • 96,1%

Embalenhle is a word that means 'pretty flower'. The township is located a few kilometres south-west from the town of Secunda. (GPS coordinates: 26.5461 S, 29.0789 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population118,889
Young (0-14)28,3%
Working Age (15-64)69,5%
Elderly (65+)2,2%
Dependency ratio43,9
Sex ratio110,3
Population density6050 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+7,9%
Higher education aged 20+5,6%
Matric aged 20+31,5%
Number of households35,404
Average household size3,2
Female headed households32,7%
Formal dwellings57,5%
Housing owned/paying off50%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage96,1%
Weekly refuse removal96,2%
Piped water inside dwelling43,3%
Electricity for lighting89,9%

Place names

Govan Mbeki Municipality