City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EKU)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 3 379 1043 178 470
Age Structure
Population under 15 22.7%24.3%
Population 15 to 64 71.2%71.7%
Population over 65 6.1%4.0%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 40.539.4
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 105.7105.0
Population Growth
Per annum 1.39%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/a28.8%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a36.9%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 4.1%3.6%
Matric 38.5%35.4%
Higher education 11.9%14.6%
Household Dynamics
Households 1 299 4901 015 465
Average household size 2.62.9
Female headed households 32.8%31.3%
Formal dwellings 80.4%77.4%
Housing owned 52.9%44.0%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 85.4%85.0%
Weekly refuse removal 84.8%88.4%
Piped water inside dwelling 56.5%57.2%
Electricity for lighting 85.4%82.2%
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