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  • 3,540

  • 886

  • 8,5%

  • 18,6%

  • 98%

  • 3,2%

Salema is located in Thulamela local municipality, within the province of Limpopo. (GPS coordinates: 22.84 S, 30.8587 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population3,540
Young (0-14)39,2%
Working Age (15-64)55,5%
Elderly (65+)5,3%
Dependency ratio80,2
Sex ratio77,3
Population density1366 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+27,7%
Higher education aged 20+8,5%
Matric aged 20+25,5%
Number of households886
Average household size4
Female headed households61,9%
Formal dwellings71,5%
Housing owned/paying off31,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage3,2%
Weekly refuse removal1,9%
Piped water inside dwelling18,6%
Electricity for lighting98%

Place names

Thulamela Municipality