Statistics

2007 Community Survey, Statistics South Africa

Key findings of the 2007 Community Survey of Statistics South Africa regarding Naledi include the following;

  • 74.1 % of the main dwellings of households comprised of a house or a brick structure on a separate stand or yard. This increased from 72.7 % recorded in the 2001 Census.
  • The percentage of traditional dwellings made of traditional materials decreased from 3.9 % (Census 2001) to 2.6 %.
  • The percentage of households comprising of a house/flat in a backyard remained at 2 % which is unchanged from the 2001 Census 2001. Informal dwellings in an informal settlement decreased from 18.9 % (Census 2001) to 17.9 %.
  • 50.1 % of households have access to piped water inside the dwelling which is a significant increase from the 12.6 % indicated in the 2001 Census. A further 42.7 % of households have access to piped water inside the yard. The percentage of households with access to water outside the yard decreased from 21.9 % (2001 Census) to 5.2 %.
  • 86.7% of households have access to flush toilets connected to sewerage system which increased from 54.5 % in the 2001 Census. The percentage of households using the bucket system decreased from 17.3 % in the 2001 Census to 1.1 %.
  • The percentage of households using electricity for cooking increased from 29.6 % (Census 2001) to 55 % whilst 88.5 % of households use electricity for lighting. 26.1 % of households also use electricity for heating. 21.6 % of households still use wood for heating purposes.
  • 79.2 % of households have access to refuse removal by the municipality at least once a week which increased from 56.6 % in the 2001 Census.