George Local Municipality (WC044)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 208 237193 672
Age Structure
Population under 15 25.7%26.3%
Population 15 to 64 67.9%67.3%
Population over 65 6.3%6.4%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 47.248.6
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 97.696.9
Population Growth
Per annum 1.65%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a20.7%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a27.6%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 2.9%3.9%
Matric 35.5%29.1%
Higher education 9.9%11.6%
Household Dynamics
Households 62 72253 551
Average household size 3.33.4
Female headed households 35.2%33.2%
Formal dwellings 83.9%83.9%
Housing owned 66.7%49.0%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 92.1%82.0%
Weekly refuse removal 93.3%88.1%
Piped water inside dwelling 71.5%70.3%
Electricity for lighting 97.5%91.0%
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