iLembe District Municipality (DC29)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 657 612606 809
Age Structure
Population under 15 31.8%33.8%
Population 15 to 64 62.5%61.3%
Population over 65 5.6%5.0%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 60.063.2
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 92.390.9
Population Growth
Per annum 1.83%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a30.6%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a37.2%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 11.1%15.4%
Matric 32.8%26.7%
Higher education 6.3%6.0%
Household Dynamics
Households 191 369157 692
Average household size 3.43.8
Female headed households 47.1%45.8%
Formal dwellings 73.9%64.4%
Housing owned 69.6%56.5%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 20.4%22.5%
Weekly refuse removal 32.5%34.4%
Piped water inside dwelling 18.3%23.7%
Electricity for lighting 84.9%71.4%
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