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Quick Fact
  • 14,098

  • 3,411

  • 19,9%

  • 85,9%

  • 90,9%

  • 87,2%

Gamalakhe is a word meaning 'their name' in Zulu. The township was named after Inkosi Gamalakhe Mavundla. (GPS coordinates: 30.8055 S, 30.3367 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population14,098
Young (0-14)29,2%
Working Age (15-64)67,2%
Elderly (65+)3,6%
Dependency ratio48,8
Sex ratio80,3
Population density4222 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,9%
Higher education aged 20+19,9%
Matric aged 20+37,8%
Number of households3,411
Average household size4,1
Female headed households55,6%
Formal dwellings97,5%
Housing owned/paying off78,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage87,2%
Weekly refuse removal88,3%
Piped water inside dwelling85,9%
Electricity for lighting90,9%

Place names

Hibiscus Coast Municipality