eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality (ETH)

Part of Vulamehlo Local Municipality was merged into eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality on 3 August 2016. Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information prior to the 2016/17 financial year only includes figures for eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality. View historical information for Vulamehlo Local Municipality.

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 3 702 2313 476 686
Age Structure
Population under 15 29.5%25.3%
Population 15 to 64 64.8%69.9%
Population over 65 5.7%4.8%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 54.443.0
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 96.295.5
Population Growth
Per annum 1.43%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 4.7%4.2%
Matric 43.1%36.9%
Higher education 10.9%11.8%
Household Dynamics
Households 1 125 767963 011
Average household size 3.33.4
Female headed households 42.1%40.1%
Formal dwellings 81.5%78.8%
Housing owned 74.0%54.6%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 69.3%63.0%
Weekly refuse removal 78.1%85.6%
Piped water inside dwelling 60.8%59.8%
Electricity for lighting 95.7%89.6%
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