Northern Cape

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Elections

National 2014

601 080
Number of registered voters

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

73.8%
Of registered voters cast their vote

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


Provincial 2014

601 080
Number of registered voters

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

71.3%
Of registered voters cast their vote

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


Municipal 2011

573 531
Number of registered voters

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

63.4%
Of registered voters cast their vote

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


Demographic

Age

25
Median age

about the same as the figure in South Africa: 25



Popuation

1 145 861 People

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



Language

Afrikaans: Language most spoken at home

more than double the figure in South Africa: 20.5


Service delivery

Water

85.4%
Are getting water from a regional or local service provider

about 10 percent higher than the rate in South Africa: 76.9%



Electricity

86%
Have electricity for at least one of cooking, heating or lighting

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



Toilet facilities

68.4%
Have access to flush or chemical toilets

about 20 percent higher than the rate in South Africa: 59.3%

6.3%
Have no access to any toilets

about 20 percent higher than the rate in South Africa: 5.3%



Refuse disposal

69.7%
Are getting refuse disposal from a local authority or private company

about 20 percent higher than the rate in South Africa: 59.4%



Economics

Employment

38.4%
Employed

about the same as 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

25.9%
Households with internet access

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