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  • 848

  • 190

  • 3,5%

  • 67,7%

  • 74,6%

  • 21,3%

Wittewater is Afrikaans for 'white waters'. The town was established by German Moravian missionaries in the early part of the 19th century. (GPS coordinates: 32.9152 S, 18.7033 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population848
Young (0-14)26,9%
Working Age (15-64)66,9%
Elderly (65+)6,2%
Dependency ratio49,5
Sex ratio98,4
Population density1775 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0,9%
Higher education aged 20+3,5%
Matric aged 20+26,9%
Number of households190
Average household size4,4
Female headed households40,5%
Formal dwellings95,8%
Housing owned/paying off73,7%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage21,3%
Weekly refuse removal94,2%
Piped water inside dwelling67,7%
Electricity for lighting74,6%

Place names

Bergrivier Municipality