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  • 8,256

  • 2,357

  • 14,1%

  • 4,4%

  • 90,4%

  • 1,2%

Amendu is the Xhosa word for 'speed'. (GPS coordinates: 31.629 S, 28.775 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population8,256
Young (0-14)32,4%
Working Age (15-64)65,8%
Elderly (65+)1,8%
Dependency ratio51,9
Sex ratio88,2
Population density1625 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,5%
Higher education aged 20+14,1%
Matric aged 20+31,7%
Number of households2,357
Average household size3,5
Female headed households52%
Formal dwellings88%
Housing owned/paying off55,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage1,2%
Weekly refuse removal1,8%
Piped water inside dwelling4,4%
Electricity for lighting90,4%

Place names

King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality