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Quick Fact
  • 1,634

  • 505

  • 5,7%

  • 3,6%

  • 91,5%

  • 0,8%

Wesley was established in 1823 by the Wesleyan Missionary Society, and was probably named after John Wesley. (GPS coordinates: 33.3211 S, 27.3415 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 population1,634
Young (0-14)31%
Working Age (15-64)63,2%
Elderly (65+)5,9%
Dependency ratio58,3
Sex ratio82,1
Population density739 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+12,5%
Higher education aged 20+5,7%
Matric aged 20+14%
Number of households505
Average household size3,2
Female headed households50,5%
Formal dwellings78,5%
Housing owned/paying off52,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,8%
Weekly refuse removal1%
Piped water inside dwelling3,6%
Electricity for lighting91,5%

Place names

Ngqushwa Municipality