Northern Cape

Province in South Africa
1 145 861
People
378 276.6
km²
3.0
People / km²

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Elections

Municipal 2011

63.4% (363 361)
Of registered voters cast their vote
  • about 10 percent higher than the rate in South Africa: 57.64% 13 664 914
  • 573 531
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 23 709 002
  • 63.4% (363 361)
    Of registered voters cast their vote
  • about 10 percent higher than the rate in South Africa: 57.64% 13 664 914
  • 573 531
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 23 709 002
  • Municipal 2016

    61.2% (380 718)
    Of registered voters cast their vote
  • a little higher than the rate in South Africa: 57.95% 15 290 820
  • 622 315
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 26 384 470
  • 61.2% (380 718)
    Of registered voters cast their vote
  • a little higher than the rate in South Africa: 57.95% 15 290 820
  • 622 315
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 26 384 470
  • Provincial 2014

    71.3% (428 537)
    Of registered voters cast their vote
  • about the same as the rate in South Africa: 71.18% 18 066 575
  • 601 080
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 25 381 293
  • 71.3% (428 537)
    Of registered voters cast their vote
  • about the same as the rate in South Africa: 71.18% 18 066 575
  • 601 080
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 25 381 293
  • National 2014

    73.8% (443 714)
    Of registered voters cast their vote
  • about the same as the rate in South Africa: 73.48% 18 654 771
  • 601 080
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 25 388 082
  • 73.8% (443 714)
    Of registered voters cast their vote
  • about the same as the rate in South Africa: 73.48% 18 654 771
  • 601 080
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 25 388 082
  • Demographics

    Total Population

    1 145 861
    People
    25
    Median Age
  • about the same as the figure in South Africa: 25
  • 1 145 861
    People
    25
    Median Age
  • about the same as the figure in South Africa: 25
  • Source:
    Census 2011
    Official
    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official
    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official
    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    South African citizenship

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official
    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official
    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    South African citizenship

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official
    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official
    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Language

    Afrikaans (606 225)
    Most Spoken Language
  • more than double the rate in South Africa: 13.24% 6,855,082
  • Afrikaans (606 225)
    Most Spoken Language
  • more than double the rate in South Africa: 13.24% 6,855,082
  • Population by language most spoken at home

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Population by language most spoken at home

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Economics

    Annual Individual Income

    17.5% (49 431)
    Of people earn between R20k - R40k
  • about 90 percent of the rate in South Africa: 18.74% 2,469,585
  • 17.5% (49 431)
    Of people earn between R20k - R40k
  • about 90 percent of the rate in South Africa: 18.74% 2,469,585
  • 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

    67.4% (771 733)
    Are getting refuse disposal from a local authority or private company
  • about 20 percent higher than the rate in South Africa: 57.97% 30,013,365
  • 67.4% (771 733)
    Are getting refuse disposal from a local authority or private company
  • about 20 percent higher than the rate in South Africa: 57.97% 30,013,365
  • Population by refuse disposal

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Population by toilet facilities

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Population by water source

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Population by toilet facilities

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Population by water source

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Population by refuse disposal

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Households

    Households

    313 795
    Households
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 15 065 018
  • 313 795
    Households
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 15 065 018
  • Households by type of dwelling

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Head of household by gender

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official
    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official
    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official
    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Head of household by gender

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official
    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Households by type of dwelling

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official
    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official
    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Children

    Children

    410 757
    Children
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 18 067 972
  • 410 757
    Children
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 18 067 972
  • Children under 18 by gender

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Children 5 to 17 by school attendance

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    17-year-olds by highest educational level

    Source:
    Census 2011
    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:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Annual Income Child Headed Households

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Education

    Educational level

    25.2% (174 210)
    Of the population has passed matric
  • about 80 percent of the rate in South Africa: 32.19% 10,193,388
  • 25.2% (174 210)
    Of the population has passed matric
  • about 80 percent of the rate in South Africa: 32.19% 10,193,388
  • Population by highest educational level

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Population by highest educational level

    Source:
    Census 2011
    Official

    Census 2011

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