Vhembe District Municipality (DC34)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 1 393 9491 294 722
Age Structure
Population under 15 34.2%34.9%
Population 15 to 64 61.0%58.9%
Population over 65 4.7%6.3%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 63.869.9
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 85.884.1
Population Growth
Per annum 1.68%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a38.7%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a50.6%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 14.4%17.7%
Matric 25.0%21.6%
Higher education 9.6%9.9%
Household Dynamics
Households 382 357335 276
Average household size 3.63.8
Female headed households 51.0%52.6%
Formal dwellings 86.3%87.7%
Housing owned 76.9%64.0%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 16.0%13.9%
Weekly refuse removal 16.5%13.7%
Piped water inside dwelling 7.4%15.4%
Electricity for lighting 94.6%87.2%
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