uMshwathi Local Municipality (KZN221)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 111 645106 388
Age Structure
Population under 15 38.2%32.8%
Population 15 to 64 57.9%62.0%
Population over 65 3.9%5.2%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 72.661.2
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 92.690.3
Population Growth
Per annum 1.10%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 10.2%15.5%
Matric 25.9%21.3%
Higher education 8.4%4.5%
Household Dynamics
Households 29 08228 131
Average household size 3.83.6
Female headed households 48.8%49.0%
Formal dwellings 56.3%62.7%
Housing owned 70.2%53.3%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 12.0%13.5%
Weekly refuse removal 8.2%15.1%
Piped water inside dwelling 11.0%22.6%
Electricity for lighting 80.0%72.7%
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