Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality

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Ngaka Modiri Molema
District municipality
Official seal of Ngaka Modiri Molema
Seal
Location in South Africa
Location in South Africa
Country South Africa
Province North West
Seat Mahikeng
Local municipalities
Government[1]
 • Type Municipal council
 • Mayor Tshepo Justice Makolomakwa
Area
 • Total 28,206 km2 (10,890 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 842,699
 • Density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[2]
 • Black African 93.9%
 • Coloured 1.6%
 • Indian/Asian 0.6%
 • White 3.7%
First languages (2011)[3]
 • Tswana 81.8%
 • Afrikaans 5.0%
 • English 3.2%
 • Xhosa 2.7%
 • Other 7.3%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Municipal code DC38

Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality (formerly Central District Municipality[4]) is one of the four districts of North West province in South Africa. Its capital is Mahikeng, which is also the capital of the province.

Geography[edit]

Neighbours[edit]

Ngaka Modiri Molema District has the following neighbours:

Local municipalities[edit]

The district contains the following local municipalities:

Local municipality Population % Dominant language
Mahikeng 291 527 34.59% Setswana
Ditsobotla 168 902 20.04% Setswana
Ramotshere Moiloa 150 713 17.88% Setswana
Tswaing 124 218 14.74% Setswana
Ratlou 107 339 12.74% Setswana

Demographics[edit]

The following statistics are from the 2011 census.

Language Population %
Setswana 681,327 81.78%
Afrikaans 41,808 5.02%
English 27,017 3.24%
IsiXhosa 22,336 2.68%
Sesotho 20,780 2.49%
IsiZulu 12,750 1.53%
Other 9,952 1.19%
IsiNdebele 7,883 0.95%
Sepedi 3,277 0.39%
Sign language 3,035 0.36%
Xitsonga 1,631 0.20%
Tshivenda 697 0.08%
SiSwati 678 0.08%

Gender[edit]

Gender Population %
Female 429,300 50.94%
Male 413,399 49.06%

Ethnic group[edit]

Ethnic group Population (2011) %
Black African 791,251 93.89%
White 30,950 3.67%
Coloured 13,809 1.64%
Indian/Asian 4,968 0.59%

Age[edit]

Age Population %
000 - 004 82 826 10.86%
005 - 009 88 869 11.65%
010 - 014 92 003 12.06%
015 - 019 88 529 11.60%
020 - 024 70 530 9.24%
025 - 029 59 967 7.86%
030 - 034 53 025 6.95%
035 - 039 48 171 6.31%
040 - 044 42 075 5.51%
045 - 049 32 569 4.27%
050 - 054 25 227 3.31%
055 - 059 21 085 2.76%
060 - 064 17 893 2.35%
065 - 069 13 514 1.77%
070 - 074 10 638 1.39%
075 - 079 8 010 1.05%
080 - 084 4 675 0.61%
085 - 089 2 016 0.26%
090 - 094 845 0.11%
095 - 099 386 0.05%
100 plus 138 0.02%

Politics[edit]

Election results[edit]

Election results for Ngaka Modiri Molema District in the South African general election, 2004.

  • Population 18 and over: 446 018 [58.46% of total population]
  • Total votes: 254 874 [33.40% of total population]
  • Voting % estimate: 57.14% votes as a % of population 18 and over
Party Votes %
African National Congress 196 318 77.03%
United Christian Democratic Party 37 610 14.76%
Democratic Alliance 8 166 3.20%
Freedom Front Plus 2 636 1.03%
African Christian Democratic Party 2 130 0.84%
Pan African Congress 2 059 0.81%
United Democratic Movement 1 634 0.64%
New National Party 915 0.36%
Independent Democrats 848 0.33%
Azanian People's Organisation 593 0.23%
Inkhata Freedom Party 423 0.17%
SOPA 317 0.12%
EMSA 259 0.10%
PJC 175 0.07%
NA 170 0.07%
CDP 158 0.06%
TOP 140 0.05%
UF 133 0.05%
KISS 66 0.03%
Minority Front 63 0.02%
NLP 61 0.02%
Total 254 874 100.00%

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: 25°55′S 25°50′E / 25.917°S 25.833°E / -25.917; 25.833