Emalahleni Local Municipality (MP312)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 455 228395 466
Age Structure
Population under 15 24.5%25.2%
Population 15 to 64 72.5%71.2%
Population over 65 3.0%3.6%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 37.940.4
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 112.3111.8
Population Growth
Per annum 3.20%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a27.3%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a36.0%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 4.7%5.8%
Matric 37.7%31.4%
Higher education 10.4%13.9%
Household Dynamics
Households 150 420119 874
Average household size 3.03.2
Female headed households 29.1%27.9%
Formal dwellings 74.4%77.2%
Housing owned 50.3%45.3%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 69.5%68.8%
Weekly refuse removal 64.6%67.2%
Piped water inside dwelling 56.0%54.9%
Electricity for lighting 71.7%73.4%
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