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  • 1,125

  • 259

  • 13,2%

  • 14,3%

  • 88,8%

  • 14,7%

Mvelelo is located in Port St Johns local municipality, within the province of Eastern Cape. (GPS coordinates: 31.7317 S, 29.3386 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population1,125
Young (0-14)39,8%
Working Age (15-64)53,7%
Elderly (65+)6,5%
Dependency ratio86,3
Sex ratio77,9
Population density431 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+13,7%
Higher education aged 20+13,2%
Matric aged 20+10,9%
Number of households259
Average household size3,7
Female headed households59,5%
Formal dwellings11,6%
Housing owned/paying off52,3%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage14,7%
Weekly refuse removal3,5%
Piped water inside dwelling14,3%
Electricity for lighting88,8%

Place names

Port St Johns Municipality