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Quick Fact
  • 41,226

  • 9,829

  • 4,8%

  • 24,1%

  • 84%

  • 83,2%

Schweizer-Reneke was founded in 1888 and named after two fallen soldiers: Captain C A Schweizer and Field Cornet C N Reneke. (GPS coordinates: 27.1943 S, 25.315 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 population41,226
Young (0-14)36,8%
Working Age (15-64)57,9%
Elderly (65+)5,3%
Dependency ratio72,8
Sex ratio93,2
Population density1812 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+23,6%
Higher education aged 20+4,8%
Matric aged 20+18,9%
Number of households9,829
Average household size4,1
Female headed households40,9%
Formal dwellings84,2%
Housing owned/paying off60,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage83,2%
Weekly refuse removal52,6%
Piped water inside dwelling24,1%
Electricity for lighting84%

Place names

Mamusa Municipality