Mpumalanga

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Blyde River Canyon, Mpumalanga

Elections

National 2014

1 860 834
Number of registered voters

less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 25 388 082

75.7%
Of registered voters cast their vote

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


Provincial 2014

72.9%
Of registered voters cast their vote

about the same as the rate in South Africa: 71.2%

75.7%
Of registered voters cast their vote

about the same as the rate in South Africa: 71.2%


Municipal 2011

1 721 705
Number of registered voters

less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 23 709 002

55.8% (960 748 ±0)
Of registered voters cast their vote

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


Demographic

Age

23
Median age

about 90 percent of the figure in South Africa: 25



Popuation

4 039 939 People

about 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 51 770 561



Language

SiSwati: Language most spoken at home

about 1.5 times the figure in South Africa: 18.7


Service delivery

Water

73.6%
Are getting water from a regional or local service provider

a little less than the rate in South Africa: 76.9%



Electricity

87%
Have electricity for at least one of cooking, heating or lighting

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



Toilet facilities

42.2%
Have access to flush or chemical toilets

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

5.7%
Have no access to any toilets

about 10 percent higher than the rate in South Africa: 5.3%



Refuse disposal

41%
Are getting refuse disposal from a local authority or private company

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



Economics

Employment

37.5% Employed

a little less than 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

31.4%
Households with internet access

about 90 percent of the rate in South Africa: 35.2%