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Quick Fact
  • 865

  • 295

  • 2,8%

  • 2%

  • 95,3%

  • 1,4%

Bell was named after Charles Davidson Bell who was Surveyor-General of the Cape from 1848 to 1872. (GPS coordinates: 33.2533 S, 27.3648 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 population865
Young (0-14)26,9%
Working Age (15-64)61,5%
Elderly (65+)11,6%
Dependency ratio62,6
Sex ratio88,9
Population density263 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+9,9%
Higher education aged 20+2,8%
Matric aged 20+21%
Number of households295
Average household size2,9
Female headed households46,8%
Formal dwellings64,7%
Housing owned/paying off95,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage1,4%
Weekly refuse removal1,7%
Piped water inside dwelling2%
Electricity for lighting95,3%

Place names

Ngqushwa Municipality