uMkhanyakude District Municipality (DC27)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 689 090625 846
Age Structure
Population under 15 40.9%40.3%
Population 15 to 64 55.2%55.3%
Population over 65 3.9%4.5%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 81.281.0
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 88.785.6
Population Growth
Per annum 2.19%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a42.8%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a51.2%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 17.8%25.3%
Matric 31.1%25.4%
Higher education 6.4%4.9%
Household Dynamics
Households 151 245128 195
Average household size 4.64.7
Female headed households 54.2%53.9%
Formal dwellings 70.1%71.7%
Housing owned 77.0%47.7%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 7.5%9.9%
Weekly refuse removal 4.0%9.0%
Piped water inside dwelling 6.9%13.4%
Electricity for lighting 52.8%38.4%
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