Nama Khoi

Quick Fact

According to the 2011 Census, Nama Khoi Municipality has a total population of 47 041 people.

Quick Fact Image 0,47% Growth Rate

The pretty town of Springbok is found in the heart of the Namaqualand within spitting distance of other typical Namaqualand towns like AlexanderBay, Pofadder, Garies, Kleinzee and Port Nolloth, 570 kilometres north of Cape Town.

Rank By:
180 ranking by population size
  Rank view all
Phumelela , Free State 47,772 177
Tswelopele , Free State 47,625 178
Emakhazeni , Mpumalanga 47,216 179
Nama Khoi , Northern Cape 47,041 180
Dikgatlong , Northern Cape 46,841 181
Maletswai , Eastern Cape 43,800 182
Dipaleseng , Mpumalanga 42,390 183
Quick Fact

2,2% of those 20+ have no schooling.

Quick Fact Image

According to the 2011 Census, Nama Khoi Municipality has a total population of 47 041 people of which 88,1% is coloured people ,6,6% white people, 4,2% black African, 0,5 % Indian/Asian and other consisting of 0,8%.Of those aged 20 years and older 20,0% have completed Grade 12, 7,9% has higher education, 43,6% has some secondary education, 10,6% completed primary, 15,7 has some primary and 2,2% of Nama Khoi has no schooling.

Group Percentage
Black African4,2%
Coloured88,1%
Indian/Asian0,5%
White6,6%
Other0,8%
Age Males Females
0-4 4,2% 3,8%
5-9 4,2% 3,9%
10-14 4,5% 4,3%
15-19 4,9% 4,5%
20-24 3,9% 3,8%
25-29 3,6% 3,7%
30-34 3,5% 3,6%
35-39 3,4% 3,4%
40-44 3,3% 3,8%
45-49 3,1% 3,1%
50-54 2,7% 3%
55-59 2,4% 2,7%
60-64 1,9% 2,1%
65-69 1,4% 1,7%
70-74 1,1% 1,2%
75-79 0,5% 0,8%
80-84 0,3% 0,5%
85+ 0,2% 0,4%
Language Percentage
Afrikaans 93,2%
English 1%
IsiNdebele 0,1%
IsiXhosa 1%
IsiZulu 0,2%
Sepedi 0%
Sesotho 0,2%
Setswana 0,6%
Sign Language 0,3%
SiSwati 0%
Tshivenda 0%
Xitsonga 0%
Other 0.5%
Not Applicable 2,9%
Group Percentage
Married 28,7%
Living together like married partners 3,1%
Never married 60,8%
Widower/Widow 5,2%
Separated 0,6%
Divorced 1,7%
Group Percentage
No Schooling 2,2%
Some Primary 41,9%
Completed Primary 7,1%
Some Secondary 32,1%
Completed Secondary 11,3%
Higher Education 1,1%
Not Applicable 4,3%
Sex Percentage
Female 50,6%
Male 49,4%
Quick Fact

93,7% Use electricity for lighting.

 

Quick Fact Image

There are 13 193 households in the municipality, with an average household size of 3,4 persons per household.

  • 74,9% of households have access to piped water inside dwelling/institution
  • 21,0% of households have access to piped water inside yard
  • 93,7% of households have access to electricity for lighting

 

Area Percentage
Urban 92,8%
Tribal/Traditional 0%
Farm 7,2%
Item Yes No
Cellphone 81,5% 18,5%
Computer 22,3% 77,7%
Television 83% 17%
Satellite Television 31,7% 68,3%
Radio 78,1% 21,9%
Landline / Telephone 22% 78%
Motor Car 38,4% 61,6%
Refrigerator 82,4% 17,6%
Electric / Gas-Stove 92,6% 7,4%
Energy Source Cooking Heating Lighting
Electricity 91% 79,9% 93,7%
Gas 3,6% 0,7% 0,1%
Paraffin 0,2% 0,1% 0,4%
Solar 0,2% 0,3% 0,7%
Candles 0% 0% 4,7%
Wood 4,4% 8,7% 0%
Coal 0% 0% 0%
Animal Dung 0% 0,1% 0%
Other 0,1% 0% 0%
None 0,5% 10,2% 0,3%
Access Percentage
From Home 5,5%
From Cellphone 14,3%
From Work 4%
From Elsewhere 1,9%
No Access 74,3%
Tenure Status Percentage
Rented 14,6%
Owned and fully paid off 68%
Owned but not yet paid off 4,5%
Occupied rent free 9,6%
Other 3,4%
Source of water Percentage
Regional/Local water scheme (operated by municipality or other water services provider) 90,3%
Borehole 2,9%
Spring 0,2%
Rain water tank 0,2%
Dam/Pool/Stagnant water 2,6%
River/Stream 0,7%
Water vendor 0,3%
Water tanker 1,3%
Other 1,7%
Toilet Facility Percentage
None 4,8%
Flush toilet (connected to sewerage system) 63,5%
Flush toilet (with septic tank) 10,9%
Chemical toilet 1,8%
Pit toilet with ventilation 10,4%
Pit toilet without ventilation 6,6%
Bucket toilet 1,2%
Other 0,9%
Refuse Disposal Percentage
Removed by local authority/private company at least once a week 89,4%
Removed by local authority/private company less often 0,3%
Communal refuse dump 0,1%
Own refuse dump 7,6%
No rubbish disposal 2,2%
Other 0,4%
Quick Fact

30,1% Youth unemployment rate.

Quick Fact Image

Of the 16 016 economically active (employed or unemployed but looking for work) population in the municipality, 22,9% are unemployed.Of the 7 216 economically active youth (15 – 34 years) in the municipality, 30,1% are unemployed. The Integrated Development Plan for this municipality can be accessed via the following link:

(Source: www.namakhoi.gov.za)

 

 

Employment Status Number
Employed 12351
Unemployed 3665
Discouraged Work Seeker 1935
Not Economically Active 13526
Income Percentage
None income 9,5%
R1 - R4,800 2,5%
R4,801 - R9,600 5%
R9,601 - R19,600 17,4%
R19,601 - R38,200 20,8%
R38,201 - R76,4000 18,3%
R76,401 - R153,800 13,2%
R153,801 - R307,600 8,2%
R307,601 - R614,400 3,9%
R614,001 - R1,228,800 0,9%
R1,228,801 - R2,457,600 0,2%
R2,457,601+ 0,3%
Agricultural households
Type of specific activity Number
Livestock production 1,493
Poultry production 596
Vegetable production 227
Production of other crops 203
Other 88

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

Agricultural households
Type of activity Number
Crops only 0
Animals only 1,531
Mixed farming 141
Other 0

**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 395
R1-R4 800 37
R4 801-R38 400 926
R38 401-R307 200 450
R307 201+ 39
Unspecified 58

Place names

Places in Nama Khoi Municipality

Key Statistics 2011

Total population47,041
Young (0-14)24,9%
Working Age (15-64)66,9%
Elderly (65+)8,2%
Dependency ratio49,4
Sex ratio97,4
Growth rate0,47% (2001-2011)
Population density3 persons/km2
Unemployment rate22,9%
Youth unemployment rate30,1%
No schooling aged 20+2,2%
Higher education aged 20+7,9%
Matric aged 20+20%
Number of households13,193
Number of Agricultural households1,906
Average household size3,4
Female headed households39,2%
Formal dwellings94,7%
Housing owned/paying off72,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage63,5%
Weekly refuse removal89,4%
Piped water inside dwelling74,9%
Electricity for lighting93,7%

Key Statistics 2001

Total population44,900
Young (0-14)28,7%
Working Age (15-64)66,9%
Elderly (65+)5,7%
Dependency ratio52,5%
Sex ratio96,9
Growth rate0,48% (2001-2011)
Unemployment rate33,1%
Youth unemployment rate43,4%
No schooling aged 20+4,7%
Higher education aged 20+6,6%
Matric aged 20+16,6%
Number of households10,972
Average household size3,6
Female headed households36,4%
Formal dwellings88,4%
Housing owned/paying off71,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage64,7%
Weekly refuse removal86,4%
Piped water inside dwelling61,2%
Electricity for lighting85,8%