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Quick Fact
  • 1,617

  • 386

  • 18,2%

  • 32,1%

  • 96,4%

  • 1,6%

Lufule is a Tshivenda name that is derived from the word ufula ('grazing'). (GPS coordinates: 22.9446 S, 30.5005 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population1,617
Young (0-14)31,3%
Working Age (15-64)61,7%
Elderly (65+)7,1%
Dependency ratio62,2
Sex ratio80,8
Population density1169 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+15,5%
Higher education aged 20+18,2%
Matric aged 20+21,2%
Number of households386
Average household size4,2
Female headed households49,2%
Formal dwellings97,7%
Housing owned/paying off87,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage1,6%
Weekly refuse removal0,8%
Piped water inside dwelling32,1%
Electricity for lighting96,4%

Place names

Thulamela Municipality