Siyancuma

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-0,58% population growth rate (2001 – 2011).

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Siyancuma Local Municipality is a local municipality in the PixleykaSeme District Municipality in the Northern Cape of South Africa.

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Siyancuma , Northern Cape 37,076 190
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16,7% of those 20+ have no schooling.

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According to the 2011 Census, Siyancuma Local Municipality has a total population of 37 076 people. The majority of the population in the municipality are coloured at 57,5%,33,3% are black African,7,5% are White, 0,7% are Indian/Asian, with the other population groups making up the remaining 1,4%.

Of those aged 20 years and older,7,2% have completed primary school, 30,3% have some secondary education, 16,9% have completed matric and 5,4%have some form of higher education. Of the mentioned age group, 16,8% have no form of schooling.

Group Percentage
Black African33%
Coloured57,5%
Indian/Asian0,7%
White7,5%
Other1,4%
Age Males Females
0-4 5,8% 5,4%
5-9 5,2% 5,2%
10-14 5,2% 5%
15-19 4,8% 4,7%
20-24 4,2% 4%
25-29 4,4% 4,1%
30-34 3,4% 3,4%
35-39 3,3% 3,2%
40-44 3,1% 3%
45-49 2,6% 2,6%
50-54 2,1% 2,4%
55-59 1,9% 1,9%
60-64 1,4% 1,4%
65-69 1,1% 1,1%
70-74 0,7% 0,8%
75-79 0,4% 0,7%
80-84 0,2% 0,4%
85+ 0,2% 0,4%
Language Percentage
Afrikaans 88,9%
English 1,3%
IsiNdebele 0,2%
IsiXhosa 0,7%
IsiZulu 0,2%
Sepedi 0,1%
Sesotho 0,4%
Setswana 5,1%
Sign Language 0,4%
SiSwati 0%
Tshivenda 0,1%
Xitsonga 0,1%
Other 0.7%
Not Applicable 1,7%
Group Percentage
Married 20,9%
Living together like married partners 10,6%
Never married 63,3%
Widower/Widow 3,7%
Separated 0,5%
Divorced 0,9%
Group Percentage
No Schooling 4%
Some Primary 47%
Completed Primary 8,3%
Some Secondary 30,4%
Completed Secondary 8,2%
Higher Education 0,5%
Not Applicable 1,6%
Sex Percentage
Female 49,9%
Male 50,1%
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82,2% Use electricity for lighting.

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There are 9 578 households in the municipality, with an average household size of 3,8 persons per household. Of the households, 35% have access to piped water either in their dwelling or in the yard,while 82,2% of households have access to electricity for lighting.

Area Percentage
Urban 80,6%
Tribal/Traditional 0%
Farm 19,4%
Item Yes No
Cellphone 76,2% 23,8%
Computer 12,8% 87,2%
Television 66,9% 33,1%
Satellite Television 28,9% 71,1%
Radio 56,2% 43,8%
Landline / Telephone 10,7% 89,3%
Motor Car 26,6% 73,4%
Refrigerator 64% 36%
Electric / Gas-Stove 79% 21%
Energy Source Cooking Heating Lighting
Electricity 75% 53,4% 82,2%
Gas 4,9% 1,3% 0,1%
Paraffin 2,2% 0,6% 0,4%
Solar 0,1% 0,2% 0,8%
Candles 0% 0% 16,2%
Wood 17,4% 36,3% 0%
Coal 0,2% 1% 0%
Animal Dung 0% 0% 0%
Other 0% 0% 0%
None 0,3% 7,2% 0,4%
Access Percentage
From Home 3,7%
From Cellphone 10,3%
From Work 2,9%
From Elsewhere 1,1%
No Access 82%
Tenure Status Percentage
Rented 15,1%
Owned and fully paid off 36,2%
Owned but not yet paid off 3,4%
Occupied rent free 38%
Other 7,3%
Source of water Percentage
Regional/Local water scheme (operated by municipality or other water services provider) 66,3%
Borehole 17,5%
Spring 0,7%
Rain water tank 0,2%
Dam/Pool/Stagnant water 1,4%
River/Stream 8,1%
Water vendor 0,5%
Water tanker 4,3%
Other 1%
Toilet Facility Percentage
None 12,2%
Flush toilet (connected to sewerage system) 53,4%
Flush toilet (with septic tank) 6,8%
Chemical toilet 0,3%
Pit toilet with ventilation 8,1%
Pit toilet without ventilation 6,4%
Bucket toilet 12%
Other 0,8%
Refuse Disposal Percentage
Removed by local authority/private company at least once a week 62,3%
Removed by local authority/private company less often 1,1%
Communal refuse dump 1,2%
Own refuse dump 26,8%
No rubbish disposal 7,7%
Other 0,9%
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35,2% Youth unemployment rate.

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There are 11 064 people that are economically active (employed or unemployed but looking for work), and of these,28,2% are unemployed.

Of the 5 800 economically active youth (15–34 years) in the area, 35,2% are unemployed.

Employment Status Number
Employed 7946
Unemployed 3118
Discouraged Work Seeker 1422
Not Economically Active 10573
Income Percentage
None income 13,7%
R1 - R4,800 3%
R4,801 - R9,600 5,6%
R9,601 - R19,600 21,4%
R19,601 - R38,200 24,1%
R38,201 - R76,4000 15,2%
R76,401 - R153,800 7,6%
R153,801 - R307,600 5,4%
R307,601 - R614,400 2,8%
R614,001 - R1,228,800 0,8%
R1,228,801 - R2,457,600 0,2%
R2,457,601+ 0,2%
Agricultural households
Type of specific activity Number
Livestock production 870
Poultry production 1,141
Vegetable production 262
Production of other crops 469
Other 234

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

Agricultural households
Type of activity Number
Crops only 0
Animals only 1,402
Mixed farming 273
Other 26

**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 434
R1-R4 800 34
R4 801-R38 400 1,118
R38 401-R307 200 376
R307 201+ 93
Unspecified 43

Place names

Places in Siyancuma Municipality

Key Statistics 2011

Total population37,076
Young (0-14)31,8%
Working Age (15-64)62,2%
Elderly (65+)6%
Dependency ratio60,8
Sex ratio100,4
Growth rate-0,58% (2001-2011)
Population density2 persons/km2
Unemployment rate28,2%
Youth unemployment rate35,2%
No schooling aged 20+16,7%
Higher education aged 20+5,4%
Matric aged 20+16,8%
Number of households9,578
Number of Agricultural households2,099
Average household size3,8
Female headed households35,7%
Formal dwellings73%
Housing owned/paying off39,6%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage53,4%
Weekly refuse removal62,3%
Piped water inside dwelling41,4%
Electricity for lighting82,2%

Key Statistics 2001

Total population39,275
Young (0-14)32,3%
Working Age (15-64)62,2%
Elderly (65+)5,6%
Dependency ratio61,1%
Sex ratio100,2
Growth rate0,45% (2001-2011)
Unemployment rate25,3%
Youth unemployment rate31,5%
No schooling aged 20+31,3%
Higher education aged 20+4,9%
Matric aged 20+10,3%
Number of households10,091
Average household size3,7
Female headed households27,4%
Formal dwellings74,3%
Housing owned/paying off35,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage35,6%
Weekly refuse removal46,9%
Piped water inside dwelling31,5%
Electricity for lighting66%