City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality (JHB)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 4 949 3474 434 827
Age Structure
Population under 15 25.7%23.2%
Population 15 to 64 68.9%72.7%
Population over 65 5.4%4.1%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 45.137.6
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 100.3100.7
Population Growth
Per annum 2.49%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a25.0%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a31.5%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 3.4%2.9%
Matric 38.5%34.7%
Higher education 14.7%19.2%
Household Dynamics
Households 1 853 3711 434 856
Average household size 2.72.8
Female headed households 37.7%36.2%
Formal dwellings 81.3%81.4%
Housing owned 51.7%40.2%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 88.6%87.1%
Weekly refuse removal 85.4%95.3%
Piped water inside dwelling 60.3%64.7%
Electricity for lighting 90.9%90.8%
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