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Zwelitsha means a 'new area' or 'new land' in Xhosa. (GPS coordinates: 31.2839 S, 28.7755 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population857
Young (0-14)34,1%
Working Age (15-64)58,9%
Elderly (65+)7%
Dependency ratio69,7
Sex ratio90,4
Population density437 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+6,5%
Higher education aged 20+6,5%
Matric aged 20+11,9%
Number of households214
Average household size4
Female headed households57,9%
Formal dwellings63,6%
Housing owned/paying off65,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0%
Weekly refuse removal0,5%
Piped water inside dwelling11,2%
Electricity for lighting81,7%

Place names

Mhlontlo Municipality