Umsobomvu Local Municipality (NC072)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 30 88328 376
Age Structure
Population under 15 25.1%31.4%
Population 15 to 64 69.0%62.8%
Population over 65 5.9%5.8%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 44.959.3
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 94.693.2
Population Growth
Per annum 1.92%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a33.0%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a40.4%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 9.9%16.3%
Matric 26.7%23.1%
Higher education 5.5%6.3%
Household Dynamics
Households 9 5757 841
Average household size 3.23.5
Female headed households 40.0%41.5%
Formal dwellings 89.2%88.2%
Housing owned 54.4%52.7%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 72.6%68.7%
Weekly refuse removal 76.7%76.3%
Piped water inside dwelling 42.3%45.1%
Electricity for lighting 93.7%86.7%
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