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  • 1,271

  • 312

  • 5,6%

  • 2,9%

  • 79,8%

  • 0%

Chuenespoort as a name is an adaptation of the name of a Sotho chief, Tshwene or Chuene, meaning 'baboon'. (GPS coordinates: 24.1988 S, 29.4801 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 population1,271
Young (0-14)39,4%
Working Age (15-64)58,1%
Elderly (65+)2,5%
Dependency ratio72,2
Sex ratio76,4
Population density667 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+6,5%
Higher education aged 20+5,6%
Matric aged 20+25,4%
Number of households312
Average household size4,1
Female headed households51,9%
Formal dwellings85,5%
Housing owned/paying off91,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0%
Weekly refuse removal0,3%
Piped water inside dwelling2,9%
Electricity for lighting79,8%

Place names

Polokwane Municipality