ZF Mgcawu District Municipality (DC8)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 252 692236 783
Age Structure
Population under 15 26.9%28.4%
Population 15 to 64 68.1%66.4%
Population over 65 5.0%5.1%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 46.950.5
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 105.0103.0
Population Growth
Per annum 1.48%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a19.2%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a22.7%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 6.1%9.5%
Matric 28.5%21.7%
Higher education 5.1%6.3%
Household Dynamics
Households 74 09161 097
Average household size 3.43.5
Female headed households 35.5%35.7%
Formal dwellings 75.9%79.4%
Housing owned 62.5%49.0%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 65.7%63.9%
Weekly refuse removal 67.6%70.3%
Piped water inside dwelling 45.6%48.5%
Electricity for lighting 85.5%86.6%
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