Kai !Garib

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According to Census 2011, Kai !Garib Local Municipality has a total population of 65 869

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Kai !Garib Local Municipality is situated along the Orange River, and is bordered by //Khara Hais Local Municipality on the north-east and Namibia on the north-west.  It falls within the Siyanda District Municipality.  This area consists of three large towns: Kakamas, Keimoes and Kenhardt.

Six former settlements can be found between these towns.  It is characterised by its unique landscape with the Kalahari Desert on the one side and the Orange River on the other.  The agricultural sector is the main economic sector with the largest potential for economic growth.

(Source: www.localgovernment.co.za)

 

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9,0% of those aged 20+ have no schooling

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According to Census 2011, Kai !Garib Local Municipality has a total population of 65 869 people, of whom 62,2% are coloured, 28,3% are black African, 6,3% are white, and 0,8% are Indian/Asian. The other population groups make up the remaining 2,3%. In this municipality, 34,6% of households are headed by females.

Of those aged 20 years and older, 8,7% have completed primary school, 39,1% have some secondary education, 15,5% have completed matric, and 3,9% have some form of higher education, while 9,0% of those aged 20 years and older have no form of schooling.

Group Percentage
Black African28,3%
Coloured62,2%
Indian/Asian0,8%
White6,3%
Other2,3%
Age Males Females
0-4 4,3% 4,1%
5-9 4,1% 3,9%
10-14 4,1% 3,8%
15-19 5% 4,5%
20-24 7% 5,8%
25-29 6% 4,9%
30-34 4,7% 3,8%
35-39 3,7% 3,3%
40-44 3,1% 2,8%
45-49 2,6% 2,6%
50-54 2,3% 2,3%
55-59 1,7% 1,7%
60-64 1,2% 1,4%
65-69 0,8% 1%
70-74 0,6% 0,8%
75-79 0,4% 0,5%
80-84 0,2% 0,3%
85+ 0,2% 0,3%
Language Percentage
Afrikaans 71,1%
English 1,2%
IsiNdebele 0,2%
IsiXhosa 0,7%
IsiZulu 0,3%
Sepedi 0,1%
Sesotho 0,7%
Setswana 23,9%
Sign Language 0,2%
SiSwati 0,1%
Tshivenda 0,1%
Xitsonga 0%
Other 0.3%
Not Applicable 1%
Group Percentage
Married 19,8%
Living together like married partners 11,5%
Never married 63,9%
Widower/Widow 3,5%
Separated 0,5%
Divorced 0,8%
Group Percentage
No Schooling 3,3%
Some Primary 41%
Completed Primary 8,4%
Some Secondary 37,4%
Completed Secondary 8,4%
Higher Education 0,5%
Not Applicable 1,1%
Sex Percentage
Female 48%
Male 52%
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87,4% Use electricity for lighting.

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There are 16 703 households in the municipality, with an average household size of 2,9 persons per household.  41,9% of households have access to piped water either in their dwelling or in the yard.

Area Percentage
Urban 64,9%
Tribal/Traditional 0%
Farm 35,1%
Item Yes No
Cellphone 75,9% 24,1%
Computer 13% 87%
Television 57,1% 42,9%
Satellite Television 24,8% 75,2%
Radio 34,6% 65,4%
Landline / Telephone 13% 87%
Motor Car 21,5% 78,5%
Refrigerator 54,6% 45,4%
Electric / Gas-Stove 83,7% 16,3%
Energy Source Cooking Heating Lighting
Electricity 82,5% 66,2% 87,4%
Gas 4,2% 0,8% 0,1%
Paraffin 0,6% 0,2% 0,7%
Solar 0,3% 0,4% 1,2%
Candles 0% 0% 10,1%
Wood 11,9% 19,6% 0%
Coal 0,1% 0,1% 0%
Animal Dung 0,1% 0% 0%
Other 0,1% 0% 0%
None 0,2% 12,7% 0,4%
Access Percentage
From Home 4,1%
From Cellphone 10,1%
From Work 2,5%
From Elsewhere 1,7%
No Access 81,5%
Tenure Status Percentage
Rented 32,5%
Owned and fully paid off 38,5%
Owned but not yet paid off 4,6%
Occupied rent free 20,8%
Other 3,7%
Source of water Percentage
Regional/Local water scheme (operated by municipality or other water services provider) 57,9%
Borehole 5,4%
Spring 0,6%
Rain water tank 0,7%
Dam/Pool/Stagnant water 8,8%
River/Stream 15,3%
Water vendor 0,4%
Water tanker 7,9%
Other 3,2%
Toilet Facility Percentage
None 11,9%
Flush toilet (connected to sewerage system) 59,6%
Flush toilet (with septic tank) 12,4%
Chemical toilet 0,1%
Pit toilet with ventilation 5,5%
Pit toilet without ventilation 9,1%
Bucket toilet 0,5%
Other 0,9%
Refuse Disposal Percentage
Removed by local authority/private company at least once a week 53,8%
Removed by local authority/private company less often 3,9%
Communal refuse dump 2,8%
Own refuse dump 29,9%
No rubbish disposal 7,5%
Other 2,1%
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10% Youth unemployment rate.

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30 949 people are economically active (employed or unemployed but looking for work), and of these, 10% are unemployed.

Of the 19 375 economically active youth (15 – 35 years) in the area, 10% are unemployed.

Employment Status Number
Employed 27853
Unemployed 3096
Discouraged Work Seeker 939
Not Economically Active 14534
Income Percentage
None income 6,1%
R1 - R4,800 2,3%
R4,801 - R9,600 4,5%
R9,601 - R19,600 25,7%
R19,601 - R38,200 26,7%
R38,201 - R76,4000 18,1%
R76,401 - R153,800 8,1%
R153,801 - R307,600 4,9%
R307,601 - R614,400 2,6%
R614,001 - R1,228,800 0,6%
R1,228,801 - R2,457,600 0,3%
R2,457,601+ 0,2%
Agricultural households
Type of specific activity Number
Livestock production 1,077
Poultry production 917
Vegetable production 257
Production of other crops 419
Other 297

**An agricultural household may engage in more than one agricultural activity

Agricultural households
Type of activity Number
Crops only 0
Animals only 1,382
Mixed farming 226
Other 69

**An agricultural household may not fall under more than one agricultural activity

Income category of agricultural households
Annual income category of agricultural household heads Number
No income 286
R1-R4 800 38
R4 801-R38 400 1,084
R38 401-R307 200 488
R307 201+ 116
Unspecified 65

Place names

Places in Kai !Garib Municipality

Key Statistics 2011

Total population65,869
Young (0-14)24,4%
Working Age (15-64)70,5%
Elderly (65+)5,1%
Dependency ratio41,9
Sex ratio108,5
Growth rate1,16% (2001-2011)
Population density2 persons/km2
Unemployment rate10%
Youth unemployment rate10%
No schooling aged 20+9%
Higher education aged 20+3,9%
Matric aged 20+15,5%
Number of households16,703
Number of Agricultural households2,076
Average household size2,9
Female headed households34,6%
Formal dwellings88,4%
Housing owned/paying off43,1%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage59,6%
Weekly refuse removal53,8%
Piped water inside dwelling41%
Electricity for lighting87,4%

Key Statistics 2001

Total population58,671
Young (0-14)27,4%
Working Age (15-64)70,5%
Elderly (65+)5,4%
Dependency ratio48,6%
Sex ratio94,7
Growth rate0,26% (2001-2011)
Unemployment rate16,1%
Youth unemployment rate17,7%
No schooling aged 20+14,7%
Higher education aged 20+3,7%
Matric aged 20+11,2%
Number of households14,032
Average household size3
Female headed households37,4%
Formal dwellings90%
Housing owned/paying off43,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage50,2%
Weekly refuse removal38,3%
Piped water inside dwelling36,7%
Electricity for lighting75,6%