Central Karoo District Municipality (DC5)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 74 24771 011
Age Structure
Population under 15 25.4%30.5%
Population 15 to 64 67.4%63.3%
Population over 65 7.2%6.2%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 48.358.0
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 93.895.9
Population Growth
Per annum 1.01%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a23.1%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a30.9%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 5.8%10.1%
Matric 29.5%21.5%
Higher education 3.2%7.1%
Household Dynamics
Households 21 98019 076
Average household size 3.43.6
Female headed households 40.8%38.2%
Formal dwellings 97.8%97.0%
Housing owned 68.1%56.9%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 93.7%77.6%
Weekly refuse removal 90.8%78.7%
Piped water inside dwelling 73.8%77.2%
Electricity for lighting 95.1%89.4%
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