Bitou Local Municipality (WC047)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 59 15749 162
Age Structure
Population under 15 25.4%25.2%
Population 15 to 64 68.5%68.4%
Population over 65 6.1%6.4%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 46.046.1
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 100.199.1
Population Growth
Per annum 4.21%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a30.1%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a37.9%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 2.0%2.4%
Matric 32.5%28.2%
Higher education 9.2%12.1%
Household Dynamics
Households 21 91416 645
Average household size 2.72.8
Female headed households 35.4%33.5%
Formal dwellings 76.6%72.2%
Housing owned 66.2%45.9%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 89.0%75.6%
Weekly refuse removal 88.6%87.7%
Piped water inside dwelling 59.3%58.5%
Electricity for lighting 98.7%94.0%
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