Kareeberg

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According to the 2011 Census, Kareeberg Local Municipality has a total population of 11 673 people

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Kareeberg Local Municipality is a municipality in the Pixley ka Seme District Municipality in the Northern Cape. The name originates from a mountain range in the region, the Karee Mountains. Surrounded by Karoo koppies (hills) that form part of the Karee Mountains, one finds Carnarvon, an attractive and fascinating Karoo village in the Northern Cape

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kareeberg_Local_Municipality).

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Kareeberg , Northern Cape 11,673 221
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Ikwezi , Eastern Cape 10,537 223
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18% of those 20+ have no schooling

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According to the 2011 Census, Kareeberg Local Municipality has a total population of 11 673 people. Of the households in the area, 33,60% are headed by females. The majority of the population in the municipality are coloured at 85,1%, 4,8% are black African, 9,1% are white, with the other population groups making up the remaining 1%.

 Of those aged 20 years and older, 7,2% have completed primary school, 32,1% have some secondary education, 17,5% have completed matric and 5,7% have some form of higher education. Of the mentioned age group, 18,0% have no form of schooling

Group Percentage
Black African4,8%
Coloured85,1%
Indian/Asian0,5%
White9,1%
Other0,5%
Age Males Females
0-4 5,1% 5,4%
5-9 4,6% 4,9%
10-14 5% 4,4%
15-19 3,9% 4,5%
20-24 4,1% 3,9%
25-29 3,7% 3,3%
30-34 2,5% 2,6%
35-39 3,3% 3,3%
40-44 3,4% 3,2%
45-49 3,1% 3,1%
50-54 2,7% 2,8%
55-59 2,5% 2,5%
60-64 2,1% 2,1%
65-69 1,4% 1,6%
70-74 0,9% 1%
75-79 0,6% 0,9%
80-84 0,3% 0,5%
85+ 0,2% 0,7%
Language Percentage
Afrikaans 93,7%
English 1,3%
IsiNdebele 0,1%
IsiXhosa 0,9%
IsiZulu 0,1%
Sepedi 0,1%
Sesotho 0,2%
Setswana 0,6%
Sign Language 0,2%
SiSwati 0,1%
Tshivenda 0%
Xitsonga 0%
Other 0.2%
Not Applicable 2,3%
Group Percentage
Married 23,7%
Living together like married partners 10,4%
Never married 59%
Widower/Widow 5,4%
Separated 0,8%
Divorced 0,8%
Group Percentage
No Schooling 2,5%
Some Primary 46,4%
Completed Primary 7,7%
Some Secondary 32,2%
Completed Secondary 7,4%
Higher Education 0,5%
Not Applicable 3,4%
Sex Percentage
Female 50,7%
Male 49,3%
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73,6% Use electricity for lighting

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There are 11 673 households in the municipality, with an average household size of 3,4 persons per household. Of the households, 41,5% have access to piped water either in their dwelling or in the yard, while 73,6% of households have access to electricity for lighting.

Demographics

Population: 11 673
Households: 3 222
Unemployment rate: 25,0%

Area Percentage
Urban 81,9%
Tribal/Traditional 0%
Farm 18,1%
Item Yes No
Cellphone 68,6% 31,4%
Computer 14,2% 85,8%
Television 64,3% 35,7%
Satellite Television 18,6% 81,4%
Radio 69,3% 30,7%
Landline / Telephone 15,7% 84,3%
Motor Car 25,8% 74,2%
Refrigerator 58,5% 41,5%
Electric / Gas-Stove 72,4% 27,6%
Energy Source Cooking Heating Lighting
Electricity 65,2% 50,3% 73,5%
Gas 9,2% 4,3% 0,2%
Paraffin 2% 1,9% 1,2%
Solar 0,7% 0,8% 7,2%
Candles 0% 0% 17,6%
Wood 21,6% 33% 0%
Coal 0,7% 3,6% 0%
Animal Dung 0% 0,1% 0%
Other 0,1% 0% 0%
None 0,5% 6% 0,2%
Access Percentage
From Home 5,2%
From Cellphone 13%
From Work 2,7%
From Elsewhere 1,6%
No Access 77,4%
Tenure Status Percentage
Rented 21,2%
Owned and fully paid off 46,6%
Owned but not yet paid off 5,1%
Occupied rent free 24%
Other 3,1%
Source of water Percentage
Regional/Local water scheme (operated by municipality or other water services provider) 71,3%
Borehole 24,1%
Spring 0,1%
Rain water tank 0,6%
Dam/Pool/Stagnant water 0,8%
River/Stream 0%
Water vendor 0,3%
Water tanker 2,5%
Other 0,4%
Toilet Facility Percentage
None 9,6%
Flush toilet (connected to sewerage system) 55,6%
Flush toilet (with septic tank) 12,8%
Chemical toilet 0,2%
Pit toilet with ventilation 14,1%
Pit toilet without ventilation 4,3%
Bucket toilet 2,9%
Other 0,4%
Refuse Disposal Percentage
Removed by local authority/private company at least once a week 70,9%
Removed by local authority/private company less often 0,5%
Communal refuse dump 0,5%
Own refuse dump 23,7%
No rubbish disposal 3,4%
Other 1%
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32,1% Youth unemployment rate

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There are 3 810 people that are economically active (employed or unemployed but looking for work), and of these, 25% are unemployed.

Of the 1 631 economically active youth (15–34 years) in the area, 32,1% are unemployed.

Employment Status Number
Employed 2858
Unemployed 952
Discouraged Work Seeker 458
Not Economically Active 3029
Income Percentage
None income 8,7%
R1 - R4,800 3,8%
R4,801 - R9,600 6%
R9,601 - R19,600 24,4%
R19,601 - R38,200 24,3%
R38,201 - R76,4000 13,4%
R76,401 - R153,800 9,5%
R153,801 - R307,600 5,9%
R307,601 - R614,400 2,9%
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 402
Poultry production 349
Vegetable production 62
Production of other crops 66
Other 57

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

Agricultural households
Type of activity Number
Crops only 0
Animals only 550
Mixed farming 63
Other 18

**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 98
R1-R4 800 14
R4 801-R38 400 315
R38 401-R307 200 186
R307 201+ 47
Unspecified 24

Place names

Places in Kareeberg Municipality

Key Statistics 2011

Total population11,673
Young (0-14)29,4%
Working Age (15-64)62,5%
Elderly (65+)8,1%
Dependency ratio59,9
Sex ratio97,2
Growth rate2,07% (2001-2011)
Population density1 persons/km2
Unemployment rate25%
Youth unemployment rate32,1%
No schooling aged 20+18%
Higher education aged 20+5,7%
Matric aged 20+17,5%
Number of households3,222
Number of Agricultural households685
Average household size3,4
Female headed households33,6%
Formal dwellings89,6%
Housing owned/paying off51,7%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage55,6%
Weekly refuse removal70,9%
Piped water inside dwelling41,5%
Electricity for lighting73,6%

Key Statistics 2001

Total population9,488
Young (0-14)32,6%
Working Age (15-64)62,5%
Elderly (65+)8,4%
Dependency ratio69,5%
Sex ratio88,1
Growth rate-3,8% (2001-2011)
Unemployment rate35,8%
Youth unemployment rate44,6%
No schooling aged 20+27,5%
Higher education aged 20+6,3%
Matric aged 20+11,2%
Number of households2,401
Average household size3,9
Female headed households42,1%
Formal dwellings94,5%
Housing owned/paying off61,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage6,6%
Weekly refuse removal72,5%
Piped water inside dwelling42,3%
Electricity for lighting74%