City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality (JHB)

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Demographic Information

Population
4 434 827

Age Structure

Population Under 15
23.20%
Population 15 To 64
72.70%
Population Over 65
4.10%

Dependency Ratio

Per 100 (15-64)
37.60

Sex Ratio

Males per 100 females
100.70

Population Growth

Per annum
3.18%

Labour market

Unemployment Rate (official)
25.00%
Youth Unemployment Rate (official) 15-34
31.50%

Education (aged 20 +)

No Schooling
2.90%
Higher Education
19.20%
Matric
34.70%

Household dynamics

Households
1 434 856
Average Household Size
2.80
Female Headed Households
36.20%
Formal Dwellings
81.40%
Housing Owned
40.20%

Household services

Flush Toilet Connected To Sewerage
87.10%
Weekly Refuse Removal
95.30%
Piped Water Inside Dwelling
64.70%
Electricity For Lighting
90.80%

Source: Census 2011 Municipal Fact Sheet, published by Statistics South Africa.

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Blue Drop Scores

The Blue Drop Scores are sourced from the annual Blue Drop Reports published by The Department: Water Affairs. The Municipal Blue Drop Score is a performance indicator of the overall municipal drinking water quality management performance of the relevant municipality. The score relates to not only the quality of the drinking water, but also contains a risk management measure relating to the ability of the responsible authority to sustain the quality of drinking water and also to deal with any incidents that may pose a health risk to the public. The maximum score is 100 and the target of excellence is 95%.

Green Drop Scores

The Green Drop Scores are sourced from the annual Green Drop Reports published by The Department: Water Affairs. The Municipal Green Drop Score is a performance indicator of the overall municipal wastewater business practice and compliance of the relevant municipality. The maximum score is 100.

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