Main Place


Quick Fact
  • 19,522

  • 11,679

  • 2,6%

  • 25,9%

  • 58,7%

  • 50,5%

Marikana is located in Rustenburg local municipality, within the province of North West. (GPS coordinates: 25.6964 S, 27.4905 E).

Character(s) left.
  • None

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) monitors the quality of the information available on this website and updates the information regularly. However, neither Stats SA nor the Stats SA Website Department (StatsOnline) guarantees, or accepts legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of any material contained on this website or on any linked site.

Key Statistics 2011

Total population19,522
Young (0-14)19,7%
Working Age (15-64)79,7%
Elderly (65+)0,5%
Dependency ratio25,5
Sex ratio167,8
Population density1113 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5%
Higher education aged 20+2,6%
Matric aged 20+24,9%
Number of households11,679
Average household size1,7
Female headed households13,3%
Formal dwellings56,3%
Housing owned/paying off14,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage50,5%
Weekly refuse removal34,4%
Piped water inside dwelling25,9%
Electricity for lighting58,7%

Place names

Rustenburg Municipality