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  • 7,352

  • 2,018

  • 5,3%

  • 17,9%

  • 97,2%

  • 10,3%

Murchison is located in Hibiscus Coast local municipality, within the province of KwaZulu-Natal. (GPS coordinates: 30.7245 S, 30.3576 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population7,352
Young (0-14)30,3%
Working Age (15-64)65,4%
Elderly (65+)4,2%
Dependency ratio52,8
Sex ratio89
Population density1554 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+6,5%
Higher education aged 20+5,3%
Matric aged 20+27,6%
Number of households2,018
Average household size3,5
Female headed households51,5%
Formal dwellings87,7%
Housing owned/paying off61,3%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage10,3%
Weekly refuse removal8,6%
Piped water inside dwelling17,9%
Electricity for lighting97,2%

Place names

Hibiscus Coast Municipality