West Rand District Municipality (DC48)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 838 594820 995
Age Structure
Population under 15 23.1%24.1%
Population 15 to 64 71.7%71.9%
Population over 65 5.2%4.0%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 39.439.2
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 107.6109.0
Population Growth
Per annum 0.48%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a26.3%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a35.2%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 3.8%5.2%
Matric 34.7%30.1%
Higher education 10.1%10.8%
Household Dynamics
Households 330 572267 397
Average household size 2.52.8
Female headed households 31.7%31.1%
Formal dwellings 76.3%72.7%
Housing owned 43.0%36.0%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 80.1%76.1%
Weekly refuse removal 79.3%76.8%
Piped water inside dwelling 55.5%53.6%
Electricity for lighting 83.5%81.7%
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