Gamagara Local Municipality (NC453)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 53 65641 617
Age Structure
Population under 15 23.2%25.5%
Population 15 to 64 74.5%71.9%
Population over 65 2.3%2.6%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 34.239.0
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 129.7120.1
Population Growth
Per annum 5.77%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a17.7%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a22.4%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 8.2%10.5%
Matric 33.0%26.5%
Higher education 10.8%12.6%
Household Dynamics
Households 15 72310 808
Average household size 3.43.4
Female headed households 21.6%27.7%
Formal dwellings 79.2%74.4%
Housing owned 58.5%34.5%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 80.8%77.6%
Weekly refuse removal 78.9%90.6%
Piped water inside dwelling 58.2%59.1%
Electricity for lighting 88.1%87.9%
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