Addo is a small town in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Region east of the Sundays River, some 75 km northeast of Port Elizabeth. In 1931 about 680 hectares (1,700 acres) were enclosed to form the Addo Elephant National Park. The name is also borne by a railway station, post office and bridge.

The Addo Elephant National Park

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population 6,239
Young (0-14) 31,6%
Working Age (15-64) 64,8%
Elderly (65+) 3,6%
Dependency ratio 54,3
Sex ratio 94,7
Population density 2359 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+ 9,1%
Higher education aged 20+ 0,9%
Matric aged 20+ 10,8%
Number of households 1,728
Average household size 3,6
Female headed households 34,1%
Formal dwellings 88%
Housing owned/paying off 60,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 82,3%
Weekly refuse removal 59%
Piped water inside dwelling 74,5%
Electricity for lighting 55,8%