Main Place

Britstown

Quick Fact
  • 3,843

  • 909

  • 3,8%

  • 59,8%

  • 92,1%

  • 45,9%

Britstown was established on a portion of the farm Gemsbokfontein in 1877 and named after the owner, Hans Brits. (GPS coordinates: 30.5958 S, 23.5102 E).

Character(s) left.
  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Characteristics
Total population3,843
Young (0-14)34,8%
Working Age (15-64)58%
Elderly (65+)7,2%
Dependency ratio72,4
Sex ratio92,1
Population density63 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+11,3%
Higher education aged 20+3,8%
Matric aged 20+18,6%
Number of households909
Average household size4,2
Female headed households52%
Formal dwellings89,7%
Housing owned/paying off58,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage45,9%
Weekly refuse removal89,4%
Piped water inside dwelling59,8%
Electricity for lighting92,1%

Place names

Emthanjeni Municipality