Steve Tshwete Local Municipality (MP313)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 278 749229 831
Age Structure
Population under 15 23.9%25.0%
Population 15 to 64 72.4%70.7%
Population over 65 3.7%4.3%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 38.141.5
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 110.1108.1
Population Growth
Per annum 4.39%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a19.7%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a27.1%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 5.8%7.4%
Matric 39.3%35.0%
Higher education 12.9%14.4%
Household Dynamics
Households 86 71364 971
Average household size 3.23.3
Female headed households 30.3%29.4%
Formal dwellings 81.9%83.0%
Housing owned 53.2%44.5%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 79.4%81.9%
Weekly refuse removal 77.4%84.7%
Piped water inside dwelling 55.6%62.2%
Electricity for lighting 90.6%90.8%
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