Ngqushwa Local Municipality (EC126)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 63 69465 248
Age Structure
Population under 15 31.1%29.9%
Population 15 to 64 60.8%58.3%
Population over 65 8.1%11.8%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 64.671.5
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 88.988.7
Population Growth
Per annum -0.55%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 7.8%14.1%
Matric 21.4%14.5%
Higher education 5.3%3.7%
Household Dynamics
Households 17 14919 471
Average household size 3.73.1
Female headed households 51.7%51.0%
Formal dwellings 72.9%71.6%
Housing owned 70.7%80.9%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 8.0%5.0%
Weekly refuse removal 8.8%7.2%
Piped water inside dwelling 7.2%6.5%
Electricity for lighting 96.0%91.4%
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