Collins Chabane Local Municipality (LIM345)

Collins Chabane Local Municipality was established by the amalgamation of portions of Thulamela Local Municipality and Makhado 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 Thulamela Local Municipality and Makhado Local Municipality.

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 347 974328 636
Age Structure
Population under 15 36.4%37.7%
Population 15 to 64 58.5%55.8%
Population over 65 5.1%6.5%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 71.079.3
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 80.478.8
Population Growth
Per annum 1.30%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 20.7%22.9%
Matric 21.3%18.8%
Higher education 6.8%7.0%
Household Dynamics
Households 91 93683 990
Average household size 3.83.9
Female headed households 58.0%58.4%
Formal dwellings 80.1%79.6%
Housing owned 80.9%62.1%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 7.7%7.1%
Weekly refuse removal 4.2%7.1%
Piped water inside dwelling 4.8%9.5%
Electricity for lighting 93.2%86.3%
The information in this directory is compiled from various sources and is subject to continual change. If you notice any errors or omissions, contact us so that we may correct them.