Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality (EC129)

Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality was established by the amalgamation of Nkonkobe Local Municipality and Nxuba Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information for the new municipality is only available from the 2016/17 financial year. View historical information for Nkonkobe Local Municipality and Nxuba Local Municipality.

Demographic Information

Population 159 515151 379
Age Structure
Population under 15 29.2%29.0%
Population 15 to 64 65.3%61.9%
Population over 65 5.6%9.1%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 53.261.5
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 92.992.7
Population Growth
Per annum 1.19%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 3.9%6.6%
Matric 26.0%15.7%
Higher education 5.9%6.4%
Household Dynamics
Households 41 02242 065
Average household size 3.93.4
Female headed households 47.9%48.8%
Formal dwellings 74.5%73.6%
Housing owned 64.0%56.5%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 41.7%35.4%
Weekly refuse removal 29.2%31.1%
Piped water inside dwelling 23.5%23.8%
Electricity for lighting 96.5%89.0%
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