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Newcastle Local Municipality (KZN252)

Demographic Information

  202220162011
Population 507 710389 117363 236
Age Structure
Population under 15 27.8%33.9%32.2%
Population 15 to 64 66.3%62.5%63.3%
Population over 65 5.9%3.6%4.5%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 50.860.158.0
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 92.191.890.8
Population Growth
Per annum 3.25%1.56%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a37.4%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a49.0%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 4.6%5.8%7.1%
Matric n/a38.7%33.1%
Higher education 13.1%10.2%10.7%
Household Dynamics
Households 116 76390 34784 271
Average household size 4.34.34.3
Female headed households n/a48.2%47.5%
Formal dwellings 96.0%89.1%91.1%
Housing owned n/a62.9%52.0%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 75.6%62.7%57.8%
Weekly refuse removal 73.2%65.5%71.0%
Piped water inside dwelling 58.2%43.4%50.0%
Electricity for lighting 96.6%94.8%87.2%
The information in this directory is compiled from various sources and is subject to continual change. If you notice any errors or omissions, contact us so that we may correct them.
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