Phumelela
Local Municipality 473 from Census 2011

Area
8,183.49 km²
Population
47,772 (5.84 per km²)
Households
12,888 (1.57 per km²)

Gender

People Percentage
Female 24,611 51.52%
Male 23,162 48.48%

Population group

People Percentage
Black African 43,773 91.63%
White 3,499 7.32%
Coloured 193 0.40%
Indian or Asian 167 0.35%
Other 141 0.30%

First language

People Percentage
isiZulu 26,371 55.98%
Sesotho 15,272 32.42%
Afrikaans 3,528 7.49%
English 586 1.24%
Sign language 297 0.63%
Other 250 0.53%
isiXhosa 218 0.46%
isiNdebele 208 0.44%
Setswana 150 0.32%
Sepedi 97 0.21%
SiSwati 64 0.14%
Xitsonga 55 0.12%
Tshivenda 10 0.02%
Not applicable 666

Main Places

Name Population Area (km²)
Memel 619 8.91
Phumelela NU 11,964 8,104.45
Thembalihle 15,727 3.60
Vrede 1,962 46.52
Warden 2,088 15.61
Zamani 6,523 2.93
Zenzeleni 8,889 1.41