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  • 1,932

  • 468

  • 2,4%

  • 61,5%

  • 94%

  • 77,8%

Alicedale is a railway junction town on the main railway line between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth. The town was a railway training facility for many years. It was named after Mrs. Alice Slessor (born Dale), the wife of the engineer in charge of construction of the railways. (GPS coordinates: 33.3187 S, 26.0777 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population1,932
Young (0-14)30,8%
Working Age (15-64)63,6%
Elderly (65+)5,5%
Dependency ratio57,2
Sex ratio93,2
Population density497 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,8%
Higher education aged 20+2,4%
Matric aged 20+14,9%
Number of households468
Average household size4,1
Female headed households37,8%
Formal dwellings77,8%
Housing owned/paying off50,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage77,8%
Weekly refuse removal87,6%
Piped water inside dwelling61,5%
Electricity for lighting94%

Place names

Makana Municipality