Laingsburg Local Municipality (WC051)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 8 8958 289
Age Structure
Population under 15 21.7%26.5%
Population 15 to 64 70.3%66.3%
Population over 65 8.0%7.2%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 42.350.9
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 98.799.5
Population Growth
Per annum 1.60%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a17.9%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a22.0%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 9.2%11.7%
Matric 26.3%16.7%
Higher education 1.7%8.7%
Household Dynamics
Households 2 8622 408
Average household size 3.13.3
Female headed households 31.8%31.0%
Formal dwellings 97.5%96.6%
Housing owned 61.0%36.2%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 82.7%68.1%
Weekly refuse removal 79.5%59.5%
Piped water inside dwelling 56.5%66.3%
Electricity for lighting 88.8%79.4%
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