Govan Mbeki Local Municipality (MP307)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 340 091294 538
Age Structure
Population under 15 25.2%26.9%
Population 15 to 64 70.6%69.4%
Population over 65 4.2%3.7%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 41.744.0
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 108.5106.9
Population Growth
Per annum 3.27%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a26.2%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a34.4%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 6.5%7.9%
Matric 37.3%31.3%
Higher education 10.5%12.6%
Household Dynamics
Households 108 89483 874
Average household size 3.13.3
Female headed households 30.8%30.8%
Formal dwellings 76.3%71.0%
Housing owned 56.5%52.0%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 91.1%88.9%
Weekly refuse removal 70.3%91.7%
Piped water inside dwelling 44.8%56.5%
Electricity for lighting 93.7%90.3%
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