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Elections

National 2014

1 669 349 Number of registered voters

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

68.8% Of registered voters cast their vote

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


Provincial 2014

1 669 349
Number of registered voters

less than 10 percent of the figure in South Africa: 25 381 293

66.3%
Of registered voters cast their vote

about 90 percent of the rate in South Africa: 71.2%


Municipal 2011

1 580 355
Number of registered voters

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

53.5%
Of registered voters cast their vote

about 90 percent of the rate in South Africa: 57.6%


Demographic

Age

25
Median age

about the same as the figure in South Africa: 25



Popuation

3 509 953 People

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



Language

Setswana: Language most spoken at home

more than double the figure in South Africa: 19.5


Service delivery

Water

73.6% (2 584 258 ±0)
Are getting water from a regional or local service provider

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



Electricity

84.6%
Have electricity for at least one of cooking, heating or lighting

about the same as the rate in South Africa: 85.3%



Toilet facilities

44.9%
Have access to flush or chemical toilets

about three-quarters of the rate in South Africa:

5.3%
Have no access to any toilets

about the same as the rate in South Africa: 5.3%



Refuse disposal

48.1%
Are getting refuse disposal from a local authority or private company

about 80 percent of the rate in South Africa: 59.4%



Economics

Employment

37.1% 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

26.3%
Households with internet access

about three-quarters of the rate in South Africa: 35.2%