Pixley Ka Seme

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According to Census 2011, the total population is 83 235 and 0,3% population growth rate.

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The PixleykaSeme Local Municipality is situated on the eastern border between Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal and is framed by the Mkhondo Municipality in the east, Msukaligwa Municipality to the north and Lekwa Municipality to the west. It comprises an area of approximately 5227.98km², which includes Amersfoot, Ezamokuhle, Perdekop, Siyanzenzeda, Volksrust, Vukuzakhe, Wakkerstroom, Esizameleni and Daggakraal

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Joe Morolong , Northern Cape 89,530 127
Mossel Bay , Western Cape 89,430 128
Thabazimbi , Limpopo 85,234 129
Pixley Ka Seme , Mpumalanga 83,235 130
Umtshezi , KwaZulu-Natal 83,153 131
eDumbe , KwaZulu-Natal 82,053 132
Nala , Free State 81,220 133
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19,3% of those aged 20 years and older have no form of schooling.

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According to census 2011, Pixley ka Seme Local Municipality has a total population of 186 351, of which 90,5% are black African, 7,4% are white, 0,6% are coloured,  and 1,2% are Indian/Asian. Of those 20 years and older 4,5% have completed primary school, 29,2% have some secondary education, 24,7% have completed matric, and 7,3% have some form of higher education. 19,4%  of those aged 20 years and older have no form of schooling.

Group Percentage
Black African90,5%
Coloured0,6%
Indian/Asian1,2%
White7,4%
Other0,3%
Age Males Females
0-4 6,2% 6,1%
5-9 5,6% 5,8%
10-14 5,7% 5,5%
15-19 5,5% 5,6%
20-24 4,7% 4,9%
25-29 3,8% 4%
30-34 2,9% 3,1%
35-39 2,6% 2,8%
40-44 2,1% 2,8%
45-49 1,9% 1,9%
50-54 1,8% 2,2%
55-59 1,4% 2%
60-64 1,2% 1,6%
65-69 0,8% 1,2%
70-74 0,6% 0,9%
75-79 0,4% 0,6%
80-84 0,2% 0,4%
85+ 0,2% 0,4%
Language Percentage
Afrikaans 6,8%
English 2,3%
IsiNdebele 1%
IsiXhosa 0,4%
IsiZulu 82,2%
Sepedi 0,4%
Sesotho 2,2%
Setswana 0,7%
Sign Language 0,4%
SiSwati 2%
Tshivenda 0,1%
Xitsonga 0,2%
Other 0.7%
Not Applicable 0,7%
Group Percentage
Married 15,1%
Living together like married partners 6,5%
Never married 74,8%
Widower/Widow 2,9%
Separated 0,3%
Divorced 0,4%
Group Percentage
No Schooling 3,1%
Some Primary 44,9%
Completed Primary 6,8%
Some Secondary 32,4%
Completed Secondary 11,5%
Higher Education 0,9%
Not Applicable 0,4%
Sex Percentage
Female 52,5%
Male 47,5%