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  • 953

  • 272

  • 1,9%

  • 2,9%

  • 97,4%

  • 1,5%

Mpekweni is located in Ngqushwa local municipality, within the province of Eastern Cape. (GPS coordinates: 33.3755 S, 27.0977 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population953
Young (0-14)28,1%
Working Age (15-64)60,5%
Elderly (65+)11,3%
Dependency ratio65,2
Sex ratio75,2
Population density636 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+15,5%
Higher education aged 20+1,9%
Matric aged 20+15,5%
Number of households272
Average household size3,5
Female headed households56,4%
Formal dwellings67%
Housing owned/paying off96%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage1,5%
Weekly refuse removal0,7%
Piped water inside dwelling2,9%
Electricity for lighting97,4%

Place names

Ngqushwa Municipality