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Quick Fact
  • 820

  • 267

  • 5,2%

  • 44,9%

  • 64,7%

  • 59%

Vanstadensrus was laid out on the farm Mook in 1920 it is named after the founder, MH van Staden, who purchased the farm in 1908 and also built a number of dams close to the area. A popular tourist destination within the town is the Ou Mook Guest House, which was the original home of Marthinus van Staden. (GPS coordinates: 29.9849 S, 27.011 E).

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  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population820
Young (0-14)31,2%
Working Age (15-64)62,2%
Elderly (65+)6,6%
Dependency ratio60,8
Sex ratio96,6
Population density119 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+8,5%
Higher education aged 20+5,2%
Matric aged 20+15,3%
Number of households267
Average household size3,1
Female headed households43,6%
Formal dwellings67,3%
Housing owned/paying off78,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage59%
Weekly refuse removal71,1%
Piped water inside dwelling44,9%
Electricity for lighting64,7%

Place names

Naledi Municipality