North West

Province in South Africa
3 509 953
People
105 238.1
km²
33.4
People / km²

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Elections

Municipal 2011

53.5% (845 093)
Of registered voters cast their vote
  • about 90 percent of the rate in South Africa: 57.64% 13 664 914
  • 1 580 355
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 23 709 002
  • 53.5% (845 093)
    Of registered voters cast their vote
  • about 90 percent of the rate in South Africa: 57.64% 13 664 914
  • 1 580 355
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 23 709 002
  • Municipal 2016

    53.6% (921 519)
    Of registered voters cast their vote
  • about 90 percent of the rate in South Africa: 57.95% 15 290 820
  • 1 718 411
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 26 384 470
  • 53.6% (921 519)
    Of registered voters cast their vote
  • about 90 percent of the rate in South Africa: 57.95% 15 290 820
  • 1 718 411
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 26 384 470
  • Provincial 2014

    66.3% (1 107 079)
    Of registered voters cast their vote
  • about 90 percent of the rate in South Africa: 71.18% 18 066 575
  • 1 669 349
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 25 381 293
  • 66.3% (1 107 079)
    Of registered voters cast their vote
  • about 90 percent of the rate in South Africa: 71.18% 18 066 575
  • 1 669 349
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 25 381 293
  • National 2014

    68.8% (1 147 786)
    Of registered voters cast their vote
  • a little less than the rate in South Africa: 73.48% 18 654 771
  • 1 669 349
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 25 388 082
  • 68.8% (1 147 786)
    Of registered voters cast their vote
  • a little less than the rate in South Africa: 73.48% 18 654 771
  • 1 669 349
    Registered voters
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 25 388 082
  • Demographics

    Total Population

    3 509 953
    People
    25
    Median Age
  • about the same as the figure in South Africa: 25
  • 3 509 953
    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

    Setswana (2 191 230)
    Most Spoken Language
  • more than double the rate in South Africa: 7.86% 4,067,248
  • Setswana (2 191 230)
    Most Spoken Language
  • more than double the rate in South Africa: 7.86% 4,067,248
  • 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

    18.7% (157 273)
    Of people earn between R20k - R40k
  • about the same as the rate in South Africa: 18.74% 2,469,585
  • 18.7% (157 273)
    Of people earn between R20k - R40k
  • about the same as 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

    46.7% (1 637 612)
    Are getting refuse disposal from a local authority or private company
  • about 80 percent of the rate in South Africa: 57.97% 30,013,365
  • 46.7% (1 637 612)
    Are getting refuse disposal from a local authority or private company
  • about 80 percent of 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

    1 098 220
    Households
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 15 065 018
  • 1 098 220
    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

    1 229 071
    Children
  • less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 18 067 972
  • 1 229 071
    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

    27.6% (594 959)
    Of the population has passed matric
  • about 90 percent of the rate in South Africa: 32.19% 10,193,388
  • 27.6% (594 959)
    Of the population has passed matric
  • about 90 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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