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  • 748

  • 194

  • 22,6%

  • 76,8%

  • 99,5%

  • 41,8%

Excelsior was established in 1910 on the farms Excelsior and Sunlight. The name is Latin for 'more elevated' or 'higher'. (GPS coordinates: 28.9318 S, 27.0684 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 population748
Young (0-14)36,3%
Working Age (15-64)52,2%
Elderly (65+)11,5%
Dependency ratio91,5
Sex ratio108,4
Population density66 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,2%
Higher education aged 20+22,6%
Matric aged 20+43,7%
Number of households194
Average household size2,4
Female headed households34%
Formal dwellings100%
Housing owned/paying off62,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage41,8%
Weekly refuse removal97,4%
Piped water inside dwelling76,8%
Electricity for lighting99,5%

Place names

Mantsopa Municipality