Rustenburg Local Municipality (NW373)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 626 522549 575
Age Structure
Population under 15 28.1%24.1%
Population 15 to 64 68.9%72.5%
Population over 65 3.0%3.4%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 45.237.9
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 120.9121.8
Population Growth
Per annum 2.98%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a26.4%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a34.7%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 4.7%5.4%
Matric 34.6%31.0%
Higher education 7.4%8.9%
Household Dynamics
Households 262 576199 044
Average household size 2.42.5
Female headed households 24.3%26.4%
Formal dwellings 68.1%68.7%
Housing owned 45.0%31.4%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 52.9%52.7%
Weekly refuse removal 67.1%69.2%
Piped water inside dwelling 28.5%35.8%
Electricity for lighting 83.7%83.0%
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