Overview of the Municipality
Joe Morolong Local Municipality is
part of John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality. The Municipality
comprises an area of 6,030,000 hectares and includes 190 villages.
The Municipality faces far-reaching and in some instances, even
desperate service delivery challenges. This became evident from an
analysis of available statistical records of the area. In this
regard, the results of Census 2001, read in conjunction with the
results of the Community Survey conducted in 2007 would be utilized
to analyze the environmental demands facing the Municipality, and
the strategies that it has adapted to respond to these demands.
- A total of 97.76% of the population
of the area has been born in South Africa and 0,10% in other SADC
- A total of 20,15% of the
22,277 households consists of only one person, 10,25% of three
person, 11,14% of four, 10,41 of five and 9,23 of only two. However
29,83% consists of six and more persons.
- A total of 95,57% of the population
speaks Setswana as first language.
Map of Joe Morolong Local
Location in the Northern Cape