Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality

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Dr Kenneth Kaunda
District municipality
Official seal of Dr Kenneth Kaunda
Seal
Location in South Africa
Location in South Africa
Country South Africa
Province North West
Seat Klerksdorp
Local municipalities
Government[1]
 • Type Municipal council
 • Mayor Boitumelo Moloi
Area
 • Total 14,642 km2 (5,653 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 695,933
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[2]
 • Black African 80.3%
 • Coloured 4.1%
 • Indian/Asian 0.7%
 • White 14.5%
First languages (2011)[3]
 • Tswana 44.8%
 • Afrikaans 18.4%
 • Sotho 15.3%
 • Xhosa 11.5%
 • Other 10%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Municipal code DC40

Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality (formerly Southern District Municipality[4]) is one of the 4 districts of North West province of South Africa. The seat of Kaunda District is Klerksdorp. The majority of its 695 933 people speak Setswana (2011 Census). The district code is DC40. The district was formerly known as the Southern District Municipality. It is named after Kenneth Kaunda, the first President of Zambia.

Geography[edit]

Neighbours[edit]

Dr Kenneth Kaunda District is surrounded (clockwise) by:

Local municipalities[edit]

The district contains the following local municipalities:

Local municipality Population % Dominant language
Matlosana 398 676 57.29% Tswana
Tlokwe 162 762 23.39% Tswana, Afrikaans
Maquassi Hills 77 794 11.18% Tswana
Ventersdorp 56 702 8.15% Tswana

Demographics[edit]

The following statistics are from the 2011 census.

Language Population %
Setswana 306 897 44.8%
Afrikaans 126 285 18.43%
Sesotho 104 797 15.30%
IsiXhosa 78 472 11.45%
English 27 141 3.96%
IsiZulu 13 459 1.96%
Other 6 765 0.99%
Xitsonga 5 944 0.87%
IsiNdebele 5 314 0.78%
Sepedi 3 972 0.58%
Sign language 3 396 0.50%
SiSwati 1 627 0.24%
Tshivenda 1 015 0.15%

Gender[edit]

Genders Population %
Female 348 676 50.10%
Male 347 258 49.90%

Ethnic group[edit]

Ethnic group Population %
Black African 559 011 80.33%
White 101 034 14.52%
Coloured 28 322 4.07%
Indian/Asian 5 105 0.73%
Other 2 461 0.35%

Age[edit]

Age Population %
000 - 004 52 714 8.79%
005 - 009 51 847 8.65%
010 - 014 57 243 9.55%
015 - 019 61 062 10.18%
020 - 024 57 261 9.55%
025 - 029 54 606 9.11%
030 - 034 51 489 8.59%
035 - 039 50 094 8.35%
040 - 044 43 850 7.31%
045 - 049 33 471 5.58%
050 - 054 24 755 4.13%
055 - 059 18 666 3.11%
060 - 064 14 690 2.45%
065 - 069 10 532 1.76%
070 - 074 7 770 1.30%
075 - 079 4 823 0.80%
080 - 084 3 003 0.50%
085 - 089 1 166 0.19%
090 - 094 420 0.07%
095 - 099 150 0.03%
100 plus 62 0.01%

Politics[edit]

Election results[edit]

Election results for Kaunda District in the South African general election, 2004.

  • Population 18 and over: 401 692 [66.99% of total population]
  • Total votes: 226 396 [37.75% of total population]
  • Voting % estimate: 56.36% votes as a % of population 18 and over
Party Votes %
African National Congress 174 328 77.00%
Democratic Alliance 28 838 12.74%
Freedom Front Plus 6 465 2.86%
African Christian Democratic Party 3 503 1.55%
Independent Democrats 2 877 1.27%
Pan African Congress 2 338 1.03%
United Democratic Movement 2 095 0.93%
New National Party 1 858 0.82%
United Christian Democratic Party 1 670 0.74%
Inkhata Freedom Party 851 0.38%
Azanian People's Organisation 410 0.18%
NA 247 0.11%
SOPA 171 0.08%
CDP 159 0.07%
EMSA 141 0.06%
UF 116 0.05%
PJC 105 0.05%
TOP 82 0.04%
KISS 54 0.02%
NLP 54 0.02%
Minority Front 34 0.02%
Total 226 396 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact list: Executive Mayors". Government Communication & Information System. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistics by place". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 27 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Statistics by place". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 27 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "New Municipal Names". Municipal Demarcation Board. Retrieved 2009-03-08. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°50′S 26°35′E / 26.833°S 26.583°E / -26.833; 26.583