Merafong City Local Municipality (GT484)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 188 843197 520
Age Structure
Population under 15 23.3%24.1%
Population 15 to 64 72.2%72.5%
Population over 65 4.5%3.4%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 38.537.9
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 115.3118.6
Population Growth
Per annum -1.02%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a27.2%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a37.8%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 4.1%6.5%
Matric 29.4%26.3%
Higher education 9.0%7.1%
Household Dynamics
Households 79 83466 624
Average household size 2.42.7
Female headed households 29.2%29.4%
Formal dwellings 81.3%74.7%
Housing owned 36.9%29.8%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 85.8%81.0%
Weekly refuse removal 75.2%74.9%
Piped water inside dwelling 62.1%52.9%
Electricity for lighting 86.7%82.8%
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