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Quick Fact
  • 4,780

  • 1,166

  • 2,2%

  • 14,7%

  • 18%

  • 0,3%

Claremont is a name that is French for 'clear mountain'. (GPS coordinates: 27.7608 S, 30.1709 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 population4,780
Young (0-14)40,7%
Working Age (15-64)56,7%
Elderly (65+)2,6%
Dependency ratio76,4
Sex ratio85,6
Population density868 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+12,3%
Higher education aged 20+2,2%
Matric aged 20+24,1%
Number of households1,166
Average household size4,1
Female headed households52,4%
Formal dwellings81,5%
Housing owned/paying off74,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,3%
Weekly refuse removal0,6%
Piped water inside dwelling14,7%
Electricity for lighting18%

Place names

Newcastle Municipality