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  • 251

  • 11,2%

  • 4%

  • 7,2%

  • 4,4%

Taum is located in Newcastle local municipality, within the province of KwaZulu-Natal. (GPS coordinates: 27.8017 S, 29.9947 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population883
Young (0-14)35,7%
Working Age (15-64)62,3%
Elderly (65+)2%
Dependency ratio60,5
Sex ratio100,7
Population density329 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+7,8%
Higher education aged 20+11,2%
Matric aged 20+27,7%
Number of households251
Average household size3,3
Female headed households46%
Formal dwellings68,9%
Housing owned/paying off60,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage4,4%
Weekly refuse removal4,8%
Piped water inside dwelling4%
Electricity for lighting7,2%

Place names

Newcastle Municipality