Eastern Cape

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Eastern-Cape

Elections

National 2014

3 240 059
Number of registered voters

less than a fifth of the figure in South Africa: 25 388 082

70.3%
Of registered voters cast their vote

a little less than the rate in South Africa: 73.5%


Provincial 2014

3 240 059
Number of registered voters

less than a fifth of the figure in South Africa: 25 381 293

68.3%
Of registered voters cast their vote

a little less than the rate in South Africa: 71.2%


Municipal 2011

3 118 881
Number of registered voters

less than a fifth of the figure in South Africa: 23 709 002

58.2%
Of registered voters cast their vote

about the same as the rate in South Africa: 57.6%


Demographic

Age

22
Median age

about 90 percent of the figure in South Africa: 25



Popuation

6 562 054 People

less than a fifth of the figure in South Africa: 51 770 561



Language

IsiXhosa
Language most spoken at home

more than double the figure in South Africa: 21


Service delivery

Water

56.9%
Are getting water from a regional or local service provider/h3>
about three-quarters of the rate in South Africa: 76.9%



Electricity

75.7%
Have electricity for at least one of cooking, heating or lighting

about 90 percent of the rate in South Africa: 85.3%



Toilet facilities

42%
Have access to flush or chemical toilets

about two-thirds of the rate in South Africa: 59.3%

13.5%
Have no access to any toilets

more than double the rate in South Africa: 5.3%



Refuse disposal

38.7%
Are getting refuse disposal from a local authority or private company

about two-thirds of the rate in South Africa: 59.4%



Economics

Employment

26%
Employed

about two-thirds of the rate in South Africa: 38.9%





Monthly income

R2 400
Average monthly income

about the same as the amount in South Africa: R2 400



Internet access

24.1%
Households with internet access

about two-thirds of the rate in South Africa: 35.2%