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John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality

John Taolo Gaetsewe

Kgalagadi District
Official seal of John Taolo Gaetsewe
Seal
Location in South Africa
Location in South Africa
Coordinates: 27°S 23°E / 27°S 23°E / -27; 23
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceNorthern Cape
SeatKuruman
Local municipalities
Government
 • TypeMunicipal council
 • MayorBenjamin Gaobusiwe
Area
 • Total27,283 km2 (10,534 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total224,799
 • Density8.2/km2 (21/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African84.8%
 • Coloured9.3%
 • Indian/Asian0.4%
 • White5.0%
First languages (2011)
 • Tswana75.6%
 • Afrikaans16.5%
 • English2.6%
 • Other5.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Municipal codeDC45

John Taolo Gaetsewe (formerly Kgalagadi) is one of the five districts of the Northern Cape province of South Africa. The seat of the authority is Kuruman. The majority of its 176,899 people speak Setswana (2001 Census). The district code is DC45.

Geography

Neighbours

John Taolo Gaetsewe is surrounded by:

Local municipalities

The district contains the following local municipalities:

Local municipality Population % Dominant language
Joe Morolong (formerly Moshaweng) 84 099 47.54% Tswana
Ga-Segonyana 70 390 39.79% Tswana
Gamagara 16 175 9.14% Afrikaans
Kalahari 6 231 3.52%

Demographics

The following statistics are from the 2001 census.

Language Population %
Setswana 151 654 85.73%
Afrikaans 20 401 11.53%
IsiXhosa 1 575 0.89%
Sesotho 737 0.42%
English 735 0.42%
Other 447 0.25%
Sepedi 429 0.24%
IsiZulu 353 0.20%
SiSwati 183 0.10%
IsiNdebele 167 0.09%
Xitsonga 151 0.09%
Tshivenda 63 0.04%

Gender

Gender Population %
Female 92 689 52.40%
Male 84 210 47.60%

Ethnic group

Ethnic group Population %
Black African 157 091 88.80%
Coloured 10 358 5.86%
White 9 352 5.29%
Indian/Asian 98 0.06%

Age

Age Population %
000 - 004 20 967 11.85%
005 - 009 22 647 12.80%
010 - 014 23 651 13.37%
015 - 019 20 824 11.77%
020 - 024 15 475 8.75%
025 - 029 12 234 6.92%
030 - 034 10 885 6.15%
035 - 039 10 267 5.80%
040 - 044 9 643 5.45%
045 - 049 7 655 4.33%
050 - 054 5 883 3.33%
055 - 059 4 649 2.63%
060 - 064 3 726 2.11%
065 - 069 3 133 1.77%
070 - 074 2 235 1.26%
075 - 079 1 431 0.81%
080 - 084 964 0.54%
085 - 089 379 0.21%
090 - 094 165 0.09%
095 - 099 63 0.04%
100 plus 23 0.01%

Politics

Election results

Election results for the district (under its former name, Kgalagadi) in the South African general election, 2004.

  • Population 18 and over: 96 783 [54.71% of total population]
  • Total votes: 65 198 [36.86% of total population]
  • Voting % estimate: 67.37% votes as a % of population 18 and over
Party Votes %
African National Congress 51 456 78.92%
United Christian Democratic Party 6 763 10.37%
Democratic Alliance 2 687 4.12%
Independent Democrats 1 084 1.66%
African Christian Democratic Party 790 1.21%
New National Party 690 1.06%
Freedom Front Plus 585 0.90%
Pan African Congress 267 0.41%
Azanian People's Organisation 212 0.33%
United Democratic Movement 161 0.25%
Inkhata Freedom Party 97 0.15%
EMSA 81 0.12%
NA 57 0.09%
CDP 57 0.09%
SOPA 54 0.08%
PJC 40 0.06%
TOP 36 0.06%
UF 35 0.05%
NLP 17 0.03%
Minority Front 15 0.02%
KISS 14 0.02%
Total 65 198 100.00%

References

  1. ^ "Contact list: Executive Mayors". Government Communication & Information System. Archived from the original on 14 July 2010. Retrieved 22 February 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ a b "Statistics by place". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Statistics by place". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 27 September 2015.

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