Gauteng

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Elections

National 2014

6 063 739
Number of registered voters

about one-quarter of the figure in South Africa: 25 388 082

76.5% Of registered voters cast their vote

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


Provincial 2014

6 063 739
Number of registered voters

about one-quarter of the figure in South Africa: 25 381 293

73%
Of registered voters cast their vote

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


Municipal 2011

5 608 042
Number of registered voters

bout one-quarter of the figure in South Africa: 23 709 002

55.8% (3 127 671 ±0)
Of registered voters cast their vote

a little less than the rate in South Africa: 57.6%


Demographic

Age

28
Median age

about 10 percent higher than the figure in South Africa: 25



Popuation

12 272 263 People

about one-quarter of the figure in South Africa: 51 770 561



Language

IsiZulu: Language most spoken at home

about 90 percent of the figure in South Africa: 22.4


Service delivery

Water

93.5%
Are getting water from a regional or local service provider

about 25 percent higher than the rate in South Africa: 76.9%



Electricity

87.9%
Have electricity for at least one of cooking, heating or lighting

a little higher than the rate in South Africa: 85.3%



Toilet facilities

87.3%
Have access to flush or chemical toilets

about 1.5 times the rate in South Africa: 59.3%

0.9%
Have no access to any toilets

about one-fifth of the rate in South Africa: 5.3%



Refuse disposal

89.9%
Are getting refuse disposal from a local authority or private company

about 1.5 times the rate in South Africa: 59.4%



Economics

Employment

50.6% Employed

about 1.3 times the rate in South Africa: 38.9%





Monthly income

R4 800
Average monthly income

about double the amount in South Africa: R2 400



Internet access

46.4%
Households with internet access

about 1.3 times the rate in South Africa: 35.2%