Vhembe District Municipality (DC34)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X5006, Thohoyandou, 0950
    Physical: Government Complex, Thohoyandou Ring Road, Thohoyandou
    Tel: 015 960 2000
    Fax: 015 962 1017
    Web: www.vhembe.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 25 597km²
    Description: The Vhembe District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the northern part of the Limpopo Province. It shares borders with Zimbabwe and Botswana in the north-west and Mozambique in the south-east through the Kruger National Park. The Limpopo River valley forms the border between the district and its international neighbours.
     The district includes the Transvaal, and areas that were previously under Venda and Gazankulu Bantustan's administration. It is comprised of four local municipalities: Musina, Thulamela, Makhado and Collins Chabane. The district municipal offices are located in the town of Thohoyandou.
     It covers a geographical area that is predominantly rural. It is a legendary cultural hub, and a catalyst for agricultural and tourism development.

    Cities/Towns: Makhado, Malamulele, Musina, Thohoyandou
    Main Economic Sectors: Mining, community services, finance
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 19, EFF 3, DA 2 (40% PR Seats)
    Mayor: Ms F F Radzilani
    Other Members of Council: Freda Nkondo (Speaker), Sampson Ratshivhanda Ndou (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Reuben Rambado
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr N J Raphela (Acting)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 1 393 9491 294 722
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 34.2%34.9%
    Population 15 to 64 61.0%58.9%
    Population over 65 4.7%6.3%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 63.869.9
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 85.884.1
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.68%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a38.7%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a50.6%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 14.4%17.7%
    Matric 25.0%21.6%
    Higher education 9.6%9.9%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 382 357335 276
    Average household size 3.63.8
    Female headed households 51.0%52.6%
    Formal dwellings 86.3%87.7%
    Housing owned 76.9%64.0%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 16.0%13.9%
    Weekly refuse removal 16.5%13.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 7.4%15.4%
    Electricity for lighting 94.6%87.2%

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aDisclaimer of audit opinionAdverse audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges23 82291 76187 64687 011
    Investment revenue20 70538 30611 66411 244
    Transfers recognised - operational631 580986 7831 057 013931 546
    Other own revenue(11 945)3 40335 4301 257
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)664 1621 120 2521 191 7541 031 059
    Employee costs364 827411 084407 626678 095
    Remuneration of councillors8 79411 400-11 307
    Depreciation & asset impairment-114 79277 0436 590
    Finance charges248-1 068-
    Materials and bulk purchases18 336-162 53572 346
    Transfers and grants4 656---
    Other expenditure104 805406 294279 184262 720
    Total Expenditure501 667943 570927 4561 031 059
    Surplus/(Deficit)162 495176 682264 298-
    Transfers recognised - capital32 400---
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions194 895176 682264 298-
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year194 895176 682264 298-
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure337 256849 096374 923818 129
    Transfers recognised - capital268 684833 915374 923818 129
    Public contributions & donations68 39515 181--
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds176---
    Total sources of capital funds337 256849 096374 923818 129
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets882 380564 057483 140471 029
    Total non current assets3 753 6282 315 9483 456 8183 478 174
    Total current liabilities240 112773 818676 266534 489
    Total non current liabilities--9042 156
    Community wealth/Equity4 395 8962 106 1873 262 7883 412 557
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating716 487253 765392 451(88 008)
    Net cash from (used) investing(304 871)(168 675)(374 923)(655 180)
    Net cash from (used) financing(6 928)-(3 334)-
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end-170 97385 884(651 950)
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a302 071258 008112 414
    Irregular expendituren/a180 680204 97538 195
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a2 31231 1326 096
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 411 084407 626678 095362 745318 852
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 11 400-11 3079 1318 593
     
    Total Employee Positions 2 0902 2891 8212 1411 984
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 1178699047
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.53%3.41%3.79%4.20%2.37%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 66666
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 44111
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 3737373836
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 774010
    Community And Social Service Positions 15315616923011
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 013691
    Finance And Administration Positions 27227817424169
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 0661818
    Electricity Positions 00000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 20280037
    Vacant Health Positions 070011
    Public Safety Positions 12013500137
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 011005
    Road Transport Positions 00003
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 12001
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 01000
    Waste Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00000
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000126
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 1 4811 6471 4351 6261 542
    Vacant Water Positions 0410120
    Other Positions 000016
    Vacant Other Positions 00001

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/a39.33n/a74.85
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 249 824249 824249 322249 322253 030
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 248 690248 690249 322249 322253 030
    Inside the yard 83 83470 16470 79670 79646 433
    Less than 200m from yard 136 622150 292150 292150 292167 419
    More than 200m from yard 28 23428 23428 23428 23439 178
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 85 466140 098140 098140 09858 181

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 128 729127 994123 489117 529113 028
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 52 20051 46548 62046 66045 499
    Flush toilet - septic tank 00000
    Ventilated pit latrine 76 52976 52974 86970 86967 529
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Awelani community tourism at Makuya Village (Mutale Municipality); Tshakhuma Fresh Produce Market; Makuya cattle feedlot.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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