Chris Hani population grows by 6000 in 2016


According to the latest statistics report from the Chris Hani District Municipality (CDHM) 2015-20 Integrated Development Plan , the population of the area was 840 000 people, which is 6 000 persons more than at the same time in 2015.

The report showed that CHDM has a 1.5% of South Africa’s total population in 2016. Between 2011 and 2016 the population growth averaged 0.8% per annum which is lower than the growth rate of South Africa as a whole (1.51%).

“When compared to other regions, CHDM accounts for 12% of the total population in The Eastern Cape.” Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality (EMLM) with a population of 267, 000 had the largest population and represents 32% of the districts total population.


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