Oudtshoorn Local Municipality (WC045)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 97 50995 933
Age Structure
Population under 15 27.7%28.7%
Population 15 to 64 65.1%64.2%
Population over 65 7.2%7.2%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 53.755.8
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 92.391.8
Population Growth
Per annum 0.37%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a25.3%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a35.9%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 2.3%4.5%
Matric 34.2%25.1%
Higher education 6.5%6.7%
Household Dynamics
Households 23 36221 910
Average household size 4.24.2
Female headed households 38.8%36.2%
Formal dwellings 91.2%88.5%
Housing owned 66.4%61.7%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 88.1%77.2%
Weekly refuse removal 87.4%78.0%
Piped water inside dwelling 83.8%74.5%
Electricity for lighting 90.2%85.3%
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