Setsoto

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According to Census 2011, Setsoto Local Municipality has a population  of 112,597, of whom 92,3% are black African, 5,7% are white, with the remaining  2% made up by other population groups.

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Setsoto Local Municipality is situated in the Eastern Free State within the boundaries of the Thabo Mofutsanyane District Municipality. The local municipality area measures 5 948,35 km2 and comprises four urban areas namely Ficksburg/Meqheleng, Senekal/Matwabeng, Marquard/Moemaneng and Clocolan/Hlohlolwane, as well as some surrounding rural areas.

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Nkandla , KwaZulu-Natal 114,416 97
Swartland , Western Cape 113,762 98
Imbabazane , KwaZulu-Natal 113,073 99
Setsoto , Free State 112,597 100
Westonaria , Gauteng 111,767 101
Theewaterskloof , Western Cape 108,790 102
Molemole , Limpopo 108,321 103
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8,7% of those 20+ have no schooling.

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According to Census 2011, Setsoto Local Municipality has a population  of 110 335, of whom 92,3% are black African, 5,7% are white, with the remaining  2% made up by other population groups. The majority of the population, that is 62%, is between 15 and 64 years of age. The age group 0 to 14 years accounts for 32% of the population.

Of those aged 20 years and above, approximately 8,7% have no formal schooling, 22,6% have completed matric, and 6,9% have some form of higher education.

Group Percentage
Black African92,3%
Coloured1%
Indian/Asian0,8%
White5,7%
Other0,2%
Age Males Females
0-4 5,9% 5,8%
5-9 5,5% 5,5%
10-14 4,8% 4,7%
15-19 5% 5%
20-24 4,7% 4,8%
25-29 4,2% 4,5%
30-34 3,4% 3,8%
35-39 2,8% 3,4%
40-44 2,3% 3%
45-49 2% 2%
50-54 1,7% 2,3%
55-59 1,5% 2,1%
60-64 1,1% 1,7%
65-69 0,8% 1,3%
70-74 0,5% 1%
75-79 0,3% 0,8%
80-84 0,2% 0,4%
85+ 0,1% 0,4%
Language Percentage
Afrikaans 7%
English 2,8%
IsiNdebele 0,1%
IsiXhosa 0,4%
IsiZulu 0,3%
Sepedi 0%
Sesotho 86%
Setswana 0,2%
Sign Language 1,2%
SiSwati 0%
Tshivenda 0%
Xitsonga 0%
Other 0.4%
Not Applicable 1,4%
Group Percentage
Married 22%
Living together like married partners 6,3%
Never married 62,9%
Widower/Widow 6,4%
Separated 1,5%
Divorced 0,9%
Group Percentage
No Schooling 4,1%