Blouberg Local Municipality (LIM351)

Part of Aganang Local Municipality was merged into Blouberg Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information prior to the 2016/17 financial year only includes figures for Blouberg Local Municipality. View historical information for Aganang Local Municipality.

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 172 601175 085
Age Structure
Population under 15 40.0%38.9%
Population 15 to 64 53.0%53.5%
Population over 65 7.0%7.6%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 88.587.0
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 82.183.5
Population Growth
Per annum -0.32%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 19.5%27.4%
Matric 18.9%15.7%
Higher education 6.0%5.0%
Household Dynamics
Households 43 74744 673
Average household size 3.93.8
Female headed households 57.3%56.3%
Formal dwellings 95.6%93.3%
Housing owned 65.4%57.2%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 5.5%5.7%
Weekly refuse removal 16.6%19.3%
Piped water inside dwelling 1.4%7.8%
Electricity for lighting 95.2%88.4%
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