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Amathole
District Municipality 212 from Census 2011

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Area: 21594.92 km²
Population: 892637 (41.34 per km²)
Households: 237776 (11.01 per km²)

Gender People Percentage
Female 473389 53.03%
Male 419247 46.97%

Population group People Percentage
Black African 868017 97.24%
Coloured 13133 1.47%
White 8949 1.00%
Other 1411 0.16%
Indian or Asian 1126 0.13%

First language People Percentage
isiXhosa 817395 93.62%
English 19647 2.25%
Afrikaans 18230 2.09%
Sign language 5164 0.59%
isiZulu 2637 0.30%
Other 2391 0.27%
Sesotho 2069 0.24%
Sepedi 1741 0.20%
isiNdebele 1691 0.19%
Setswana 1167 0.13%
Tshivenda 401 0.05%
SiSwati 345 0.04%
Xitsonga 250 0.03%
Not applicable 19508

Made up of:

Name Type Population Area (km²)
Amahlathi Local Municipality 122778 4820.23
Great Kei Local Municipality 38991 1735.99
Mbhashe Local Municipality 254909 3169.45
Mnquma Local Municipality 252390 3270.24
Ngqushwa Local Municipality 72190 2240.91
Nkonkobe Local Municipality 127115 3626.18
Nxuba Local Municipality 24264 2731.92