Lekwa Local Municipality (MP305)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 123 419115 662
Age Structure
Population under 15 26.5%28.6%
Population 15 to 64 67.9%66.4%
Population over 65 5.6%5.0%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 47.250.6
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 100.299.4
Population Growth
Per annum 1.48%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a25.9%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a35.2%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 9.3%11.2%
Matric 28.0%25.1%
Higher education 7.7%10.3%
Household Dynamics
Households 37 33431 071
Average household size 3.33.6
Female headed households 36.7%35.7%
Formal dwellings 77.5%73.6%
Housing owned 64.3%50.0%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 85.7%83.6%
Weekly refuse removal 65.8%82.2%
Piped water inside dwelling 43.5%55.2%
Electricity for lighting 90.8%88.6%
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