City of Mbombela Local Municipality (MP326)

City of Mbombela Local Municipality was established by the amalgamation of Mbombela Local Municipality and Umjindi 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 Mbombela Local Municipality and Umjindi Local Municipality.

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 695 913658 604
Age Structure
Population under 15 32.2%29.6%
Population 15 to 64 63.9%66.2%
Population over 65 3.9%4.2%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 56.651.1
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 97.895.7
Population Growth
Per annum 1.25%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 11.7%11.4%
Matric 37.2%32.6%
Higher education 9.3%11.7%
Household Dynamics
Households 206 136181 966
Average household size 3.43.5
Female headed households 38.8%38.5%
Formal dwellings 90.6%91.6%
Housing owned 80.9%64.7%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 27.6%31.9%
Weekly refuse removal 29.0%33.4%
Piped water inside dwelling 25.2%37.7%
Electricity for lighting 95.0%88.9%
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