JB Marks Local Municipality (NW405)

JB Marks Local Municipality was established by the amalgamation of Ventersdorp Local Municipality and Tlokwe City Council 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 Ventersdorp Local Municipality and Tlokwe City Council Local Municipality.

Demographic Information

Population 243 527219 463
Age Structure
Population under 15 28.2%27.4%
Population 15 to 64 66.9%66.8%
Population over 65 4.9%5.8%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 49.549.7
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 101.599.1
Population Growth
Per annum 2.36%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 8.9%9.2%
Matric 30.7%26.6%
Higher education 12.6%11.4%
Household Dynamics
Households 80 57267 098
Average household size 3.03.1
Female headed households 37.1%37.1%
Formal dwellings 82.0%78.5%
Housing owned 52.6%52.7%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 75.9%71.9%
Weekly refuse removal 70.9%57.1%
Piped water inside dwelling 46.2%48.9%
Electricity for lighting 87.5%87.4%
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.