KwaZulu-Natal

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Elections

National 2014

5 117 131
Number of registered voters

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

76.9%
Of registered voters cast their vote

about the same as the rate in South Africa: 73.5%


Provincial 2014

5 117 131
Number of registered voters

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

76%
Of registered voters cast their vote

about 10 percent higher than the rate in South Africa: 71.2%


Municipal 2011

4 657 322
Number of registered voters

about one-fifth of the figure in South Africa: 23 709 002

61.5%
Of registered voters cast their vote

about 10 percent higher than the rate in South Africa: 57.6%


Demographic

Age

23
Median age

about 90 percent of the figure in South Africa: 25



Popuation

10 267 300 People

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



Language

IsiZulu: Language most spoken at home

more than double the figure in South Africa: 22.4


Service delivery

Water

67.3%
Are getting water from a regional or local service provider

about 90 percent of the rate in South Africa: 76.9%



Electricity

78.8%
Have electricity for at least one of cooking, heating or lighting

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



Toilet facilities

47.9%
Have access to flush or chemical toilets

about 80 percent of the rate in South Africa: 59.3%

7%
Have no access to any toilets

about 1.3 times the rate in South Africa: 5.3%



Refuse disposal

45.8%
Are getting refuse disposal from a local authority or private company

about three-quarters of the rate in South Africa: 59.4%



Economics

Employment

31.5%
Employed

about 80 percent 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

33.6%
Households with internet access

a little less than the rate in South Africa: 35.2%