Matatiele Local Municipality (EC441)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 219 447203 843
Age Structure
Population under 15 37.4%38.4%
Population 15 to 64 56.1%54.6%
Population over 65 6.5%6.9%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 78.383.0
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 84.285.0
Population Growth
Per annum 1.68%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a38.7%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a47.2%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 6.3%9.4%
Matric 18.2%12.7%
Higher education 6.1%5.8%
Household Dynamics
Households 56 86849 527
Average household size 3.93.7
Female headed households 52.9%55.3%
Formal dwellings 47.3%49.7%
Housing owned 78.6%55.3%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 9.0%10.4%
Weekly refuse removal 12.5%10.9%
Piped water inside dwelling 5.8%12.2%
Electricity for lighting 58.2%44.9%
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