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Quick Fact
  • 11,473

  • 2,742

  • 9,5%

  • 8%

  • 97,8%

  • 4%

Itsani is a word that refers to the geographical landscape of the area. It means 'downward slope'. (GPS coordinates: 23.0125 S, 30.4146 E).

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  • South African Geographical Names Council

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population11,473
Young (0-14)34,6%
Working Age (15-64)60%
Elderly (65+)5,4%
Dependency ratio66,7
Sex ratio80,1
Population density1665 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+16,9%
Higher education aged 20+9,5%
Matric aged 20+21,8%
Number of households2,742
Average household size4,1
Female headed households56,9%
Formal dwellings96,6%
Housing owned/paying off90,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage4%
Weekly refuse removal1,3%
Piped water inside dwelling8%
Electricity for lighting97,8%

Place names

Thulamela Municipality