Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality

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.

Ngaka Modiri Molema
Location in South Africa
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceNorth West
SeatMahikeng
Local municipalities
Government
  TypeMunicipal council
  MayorTshepo Justice Makolomakwa
Area
  Total28,206 km2 (10,890 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
  Total842,699
  Density30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
  Black African93.9%
  Coloured1.6%
  Indian/Asian0.6%
  White3.7%
First languages (2011)
  Tswana81.8%
  Afrikaans5.0%
  English3.2%
  Xhosa2.7%
  Other7.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Municipal codeDC38

Geography

Neighbours

Ngaka Modiri Molema District has the following neighbours:

Local municipalities

The district contains the following local municipalities:

Local municipality Population % Dominant language
Mahikeng291 52734.59%Setswana
Ditsobotla168 90220.04%Setswana
Ramotshere Moiloa150 71317.88%Setswana
Tswaing124 21814.74%Setswana
Ratlou107 33912.74%Setswana

Demographics

The following statistics are from the 2011 census.

Language Population %
Setswana681,32781.78%
Afrikaans41,8085.02%
English27,0173.24%
IsiXhosa22,3362.68%
Sesotho20,7802.49%
IsiZulu12,7501.53%
Other9,9521.19%
IsiNdebele7,8830.95%
Sepedi3,2770.39%
Sign language3,0350.36%
Xitsonga1,6310.20%
Tshivenda6970.08%
SiSwati6780.08%

Gender

Gender Population %
Female429,30050.94%
Male413,39949.06%

Ethnic group

Ethnic group Population (2011) %
Black African791,25193.89%
White30,9503.67%
Coloured13,8091.64%
Indian/Asian4,9680.59%

Age

Age Population %
000 - 00482 82610.86%
005 - 00988 86911.65%
010 - 01492 00312.06%
015 - 01988 52911.60%
020 - 02470 5309.24%
025 - 02959 9677.86%
030 - 03453 0256.95%
035 - 03948 1716.31%
040 - 04442 0755.51%
045 - 04932 5694.27%
050 - 05425 2273.31%
055 - 05921 0852.76%
060 - 06417 8932.35%
065 - 06913 5141.77%
070 - 07410 6381.39%
075 - 0798 0101.05%
080 - 0844 6750.61%
085 - 0892 0160.26%
090 - 0948450.11%
095 - 0993860.05%
100 plus1380.02%

Politics

Election results

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 Congress196 31877.03%
United Christian Democratic Party37 61014.76%
Democratic Alliance 8 1663.20%
Freedom Front Plus 2 6361.03%
African Christian Democratic Party2 1300.84%
Pan African Congress2 0590.81%
United Democratic Movement 1 6340.64%
New National Party 9150.36%
Independent Democrats 8480.33%
Azanian People's Organisation5930.23%
Inkhata Freedom Party 4230.17%
SOPA 3170.12%
EMSA 2590.10%
PJC 1750.07%
NA 1700.07%
CDP 1580.06%
TOP 1400.05%
UF 1330.05%
KISS 660.03%
Minority Front630.02%
NLP 610.02%
Total254 874100.00%

References

  1. "Contact list: Executive Mayors". Government Communication & Information System. Archived from the original on 14 July 2010. Retrieved 22 February 2012.
  2. "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. Archived from the original on 2006-09-24. Retrieved 2009-03-08.

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