Msunduzi Mayor

Councillor Themba Njilo

STATS SA

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Population

1,12%Population growth rate

People

The dependency ratio is slightly above 46%. Black Africans constitute 81% of the population, which is the vast majority of population in the district. The Indian population constitutes 10%, while there is a smaller proportion of white people (6%) and coloured people, who constitute only 3%.

 

Quick fact

5,5%  of those aged 20+ had no schooling.

Population Groups

GroupPercentage
Black African81,1%
Coloured2,9%
Indian/Asian9,8%
White6%
Other0,3%

Sex and age distribution

AgeMalesFemales
0-44,8%4,7%
5-94,2%4,2%
10-144,4%4,2%
15-195%5,1%
20-245,8%5,8%
25-295,2%5,3%
30-344%4,1%
35-393,6%3,7%
40-442,7%3,1%
45-492,1%2,1%
50-541,7%2,3%
55-591,4%2,1%
60-641,2%1,7%
65-690,7%1,1%
70-740,5%0,9%
75-790,3%0,6%
80-840,2%0,4%
85+0,1%0,3%

Languages

LanguagePercentage
Afrikaans1,9%
English18,7%
IsiNdebele1%
IsiXhosa1,8%
IsiZulu71%
Sepedi0,2%
Sesotho1,5%
Setswana0,5%
Sign Language0,5%
SiSwati0,1%
Tshivenda0%
Xitsonga0,1%
Other0.9%
Not Applicable1,9%

Marital status

GroupPercentage
Married22%
Living together like married partners4,5%
Never married68,6%
Widower/Widow3,5%
Separated0,5%
Divorced1%

High school education level (all ages)

GroupPercentage
No Schooling2,3%
Some Primary36,6%
Completed Primary5,4%
Some Secondary31,1%
Completed Secondary18,6%
Higher Education3,2%
Not Applicable2,8%

Sex

SexPercentage
Female52,4%
Male47,6%
Living Conditions

45,2% of households are headed by females. The percentage of households residing in formal dwellings is 73,7%, with 47,9% of household having access to piped water inside the dwelling and  51,6% of households having access to a flush toilet..

Settlement Type

AreaPercentage
Urban75,4%
Tribal/Traditional24%
Farm0,6%

Household Goods

ItemYesNo
Cellphone89,3%10,7%
Computer23,2%76,8%
Television80,6%19,4%
Satellite Television29,1%70,9%
Radio73%27%
Landline / Telephone21,8%78,2%
Motor Car32,9%67,1%
Refrigerator76,6%23,4%
Electric / Gas-Stove84,7%15,3%

Energy or fuel for cooking, heating & lighting

Energy SourceCookingHeatingLighting
Electricity88,1%79,3%91,9%
Gas2,5%1,8%0,2%
Paraffin6,1%2,6%0,6%
Solar0,2%0,3%0,3%
Candles0%0%6,7%
Wood2,6%7,8%0%
Coal0,1%0,2%0%
Animal Dung0,1%0,1%0%
Other0,2%0%0%
None0,2%7,9%0,3%

Access to internet

AccessPercentage
From Home9,5%
From Cellphone17,1%
From Work5%
From Elsewhere6,6%
No Access61,8%

Tuner status

Tenure StatusPercentage
Rented25,9%
Owned and fully paid off43,3%
Owned but not yet paid off14,7%
Occupied rent free12,7%
Other3,5%

Source of Water

Source of waterPercentage
Regional/Local water scheme (operated by municipality or other water services provider)89,7%
Borehole1,2%
Spring0,9%
Rain water tank0,7%
Dam/Pool/Stagnant water1,1%
River/Stream0,6%
Water vendor1,1%
Water tanker2,4%
Other2,4%

Toilet facilities

Toilet FacilityPercentage
None2%
Flush toilet (connected to sewerage system)51,6%
Flush toilet (with septic tank)5,2%
Chemical toilet3,3%
Pit toilet with ventilation17,3%
Pit toilet without ventilation16,8%
Bucket toilet1%
Other2,7%

Refuse Disposal

Refuse DisposalPercentage
Removed by local authority/private company at least once a week53,2%
Removed by local authority/private company less often1,6%
Communal refuse dump1,4%
Own refuse dump37,8%
No rubbish disposal4,2%
Other1,7%
Economy

Of the 229 672 economically active (employed or unemployed but looking for work) people in the municipality, 33% are unemployed.

Unemployment for those aged 15-64

Employment StatusNumber
Employed153909
Unemployed75763
Discouraged Work Seeker25229
Not Economically Active168035

Average household income

IncomePercentage
None income16,1%
R1 - R4,8004,6%
R4,801 - R9,6006,8%
R9,601 - R19,60016,1%
R19,601 - R38,20016,5%
R38,201 - R76,400012,6%
R76,401 - R153,80010,3%
R153,801 - R307,6008,8%
R307,601 - R614,4005,7%
R614,001 - R1,228,8001,8%
R1,228,801 - R2,457,6000,5%
R2,457,601+0,3%

 

 

Agriculture

Agricultural households

Type of specific activityNumber
Livestock production6,472
Poultry production13,618
Vegetable production21,237
Production of other crops4,427
Other5,660

 

Type of activityNumber
Crops only0
Animals only10,017
Mixed farming6,837
Other2,159

Income category of agricultural households

Annual income category of agricultural household headsNumber
No income9,337
R1-R4 8001,327
R4 801-R38 40017,003
R38 401-R307 2005,971
R307 201+768
Unspecified1,120