iLembe
District Municipality 559 from Census 2011

Area
3,269.26 km²
Population
606,809 (185.61 per km²)
Households
157,692 (48.23 per km²)

Gender

People Percentage
Female 317,801 52.37%
Male 289,009 47.63%

Population group

People Percentage
Black African 550,758 90.76%
Indian or Asian 35,911 5.92%
White 14,713 2.42%
Coloured 3,222 0.53%
Other 2,205 0.36%

First language

People Percentage
isiZulu 496,834 82.18%
English 58,227 9.63%
isiXhosa 20,005 3.31%
isiNdebele 7,145 1.18%
Afrikaans 5,210 0.86%
Other 4,465 0.74%
Sign language 4,340 0.72%
Setswana 3,156 0.52%
Xitsonga 1,916 0.32%
Sepedi 1,316 0.22%
Sesotho 1,062 0.18%
SiSwati 624 0.10%
Tshivenda 261 0.04%
Not applicable 2,248

Local Municipalities

Name Population Area (km²)
KwaDukuza 231,187 734.96
Mandeni 138,078 545.48
Maphumulo 96,724 895.91
Ndwedwe 140,820 1,092.91