Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BUF)

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 834 997781 027
Age Structure
Population under 15 31.6%26.5%
Population 15 to 64 64.4%67.4%
Population over 65 4.1%6.1%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 55.448.4
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 93.890.4
Population Growth
Per annum 1.52%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 4.0%5.0%
Matric 31.0%26.2%
Higher education 13.7%12.8%
Household Dynamics
Households 253 477230 515
Average household size 3.33.2
Female headed households 45.3%45.9%
Formal dwellings 70.2%71.9%
Housing owned 54.2%50.5%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 73.1%66.8%
Weekly refuse removal 57.1%68.3%
Piped water inside dwelling 50.2%51.1%
Electricity for lighting 86.6%81.1%
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