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  • 2,772

  • 586

  • 3,3%

  • 1,4%

  • 2,6%

  • 0,2%

Phelandaba is possibly derived from the Zulu phrase iphelile indaba which means 'the matter is closed' or 'the matter is settled'. (GPS coordinates: 27.0451 S, 32.5341 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 population2,772
Young (0-14)41,7%
Working Age (15-64)54,5%
Elderly (65+)3,8%
Dependency ratio83,5
Sex ratio86,4
Population density34 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+41%
Higher education aged 20+3,3%
Matric aged 20+18,2%
Number of households586
Average household size4,7
Female headed households57,5%
Formal dwellings55,8%
Housing owned/paying off75,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,2%
Weekly refuse removal0,2%
Piped water inside dwelling1,4%
Electricity for lighting2,6%

Place names

Umhlabuyalingana Municipality