Thaba Chweu Local Municipality (MP321)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 101 89598 387
Age Structure
Population under 15 27.7%25.2%
Population 15 to 64 67.5%69.9%
Population over 65 4.8%4.9%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 48.243.0
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 108.4105.1
Population Growth
Per annum 0.80%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a20.5%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a27.1%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 4.5%9.7%
Matric 36.9%30.2%
Higher education 9.9%9.6%
Household Dynamics
Households 37 02233 352
Average household size 2.82.7
Female headed households 32.7%33.2%
Formal dwellings 84.2%74.6%
Housing owned 56.4%37.4%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 61.9%64.2%
Weekly refuse removal 57.8%58.6%
Piped water inside dwelling 30.3%38.8%
Electricity for lighting 89.5%84.3%
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