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Quick Fact
  • 29,268

  • 8,997

  • 3,8%

  • 57,9%

  • 67,6%

  • 84,4%

Tshepiso means 'a promise' in Sotho. (GPS coordinates: 26.669 S, 27.8698 E).

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  • Simelane Kalumba P. 2012. Jabulani: A dictionary of South African names. Modjaji Books.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population29,268
Young (0-14)27,7%
Working Age (15-64)69,8%
Elderly (65+)2,4%
Dependency ratio43,2
Sex ratio96,7
Population density5555 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+6,9%
Higher education aged 20+3,8%
Matric aged 20+29,6%
Number of households8,997
Average household size3,2
Female headed households37,9%
Formal dwellings80,4%
Housing owned/paying off43,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage84,4%
Weekly refuse removal79,3%
Piped water inside dwelling57,9%
Electricity for lighting67,6%

Place names

Emfuleni Municipality