South Africa

Country
55 653 654
People
1 229 341.5
km²
45.3
People / km²

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Elections

Municipal 2011

57.6% (13 664 914)
Of registered voters cast their vote
23 709 002
Registered voters
57.6% (13 664 914)
Of registered voters cast their vote
23 709 002
Registered voters

Municipal 2016

58% (15 290 820)
Of registered voters cast their vote
26 384 470
Registered voters
58% (15 290 820)
Of registered voters cast their vote
26 384 470
Registered voters

Provincial 2014

71.2% (18 066 575)
Of registered voters cast their vote
25 381 293
Registered voters
71.2% (18 066 575)
Of registered voters cast their vote
25 381 293
Registered voters

National 2014

73.5% (18 654 771)
Of registered voters cast their vote
25 388 082
Registered voters
73.5% (18 654 771)
Of registered voters cast their vote
25 388 082
Registered voters

Demographics

Total Population

55 653 654
People
25
Median Age
55 653 654
People
25
Median Age

Language

Isizulu (13 414 612)
Most Spoken Language
Isizulu (13 414 612)
Most Spoken Language

Population by language most spoken at home

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Population by language most spoken at home

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Economics

Annual Individual Income

18.7% (2 469 585)
Of people earn between R20k - R40k
18.7% (2 469 585)
Of people earn between R20k - R40k

Employees by annual income

Source:
Census 2011
Official

Population by employment status

Source:
Census 2011
Official
Source:
Census 2011
Official

Population by employment status

Source:
Census 2011
Official
Source:
Census 2011
Official

Employees by annual income

Source:
Census 2011
Official

Service

Service Delivery

56.7% (31 565 264)
Are getting refuse disposal from a local authority or private company
56.7% (31 565 264)
Are getting refuse disposal from a local authority or private company

Population by refuse disposal

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Population by toilet facilities

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Population by water source

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Population by toilet facilities

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Population by water source

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Population by refuse disposal

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Households

Households

16 923 309
Households
16 923 309
Households

Households by type of dwelling

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Head of household by gender

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official
Source:
Census 2011
Official
Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Head of household by gender

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official
Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Households by type of dwelling

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official
Source:
Census 2011
Official

Children

Children

19 863 134
Children
19 863 134
Children

Children under 18 by gender

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Children 5 to 17 by school attendance

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

17-year-olds by highest educational level

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

15- to 17-year olds by employment status

Source:
Census 2011
Official

Annual Income Child Headed Households

Source:
Census 2011
Official

Children under 18 by gender

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Annual Income Child Headed Households

Source:
Census 2011
Official

Education

Educational level

35.4% (11 964 348)
Of the population has passed matric
35.4% (11 964 348)
Of the population has passed matric

Population by highest educational level

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Population by highest educational level

Source:
Community Survey 2016
Official

Community Survey 2016

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