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Free State
Province 4 from Census 2011

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Area: 129825.16 km²
Population: 2745590 (21.15 per km²)
Households: 823316 (6.34 per km²)

Gender People Percentage
Female 1416623 51.60%
Male 1328967 48.40%

Population group People Percentage
Black African 2405533 87.61%
White 239026 8.71%
Coloured 83844 3.05%
Indian or Asian 10398 0.38%
Other 6790 0.25%

First language People Percentage
Sesotho 1717881 64.20%
Afrikaans 340490 12.72%
isiXhosa 201145 7.52%
Setswana 140228 5.24%
isiZulu 118126 4.41%
English 78782 2.94%
Sign language 32910 1.23%
Other 15935 0.60%
isiNdebele 10008 0.37%
Xitsonga 8039 0.30%
Sepedi 7395 0.28%
Tshivenda 2592 0.10%
SiSwati 2246 0.08%
Not applicable 69813

Made up of:

Name Type Population Area (km²)
Fezile Dabi District Municipality 488036 20667.97
Lejweleputswa District Municipality 627626 31930.28
Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality 747431 6283.99
Thabo Mofutsanyane District Municipality 736238 33269.19
Xhariep District Municipality 146259 37673.74