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  • 414

  • 142

  • 3,3%

  • 3,5%

  • 94,3%

  • 1,4%

Bodiam is named after Bodiam Castle in England. This settlement, however, was known as Mandy's Farm in the past. (GPS coordinates: 33.2508 S, 27.4211 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 population414
Young (0-14)32,9%
Working Age (15-64)54,6%
Elderly (65+)12,6%
Dependency ratio83,2
Sex ratio80,8
Population density122 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+7,7%
Higher education aged 20+3,3%
Matric aged 20+14,6%
Number of households142
Average household size2,9
Female headed households47,5%
Formal dwellings78%
Housing owned/paying off100%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage1,4%
Weekly refuse removal0%
Piped water inside dwelling3,5%
Electricity for lighting94,3%

Place names

Ngqushwa Municipality