Ubuntu Local Municipality (NC071)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X329, Victoria West, 7070
    Physical: 78 Church Street, Victoria West
    Tel: 053 621 0026
    Fax: 053 621 0368
    Web: www.ubuntu.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 20 389km²
    Description: The Ubuntu Local Municipality is a Category B municipality within the Pixley Ka Seme District in the Northern Cape Province. It is bordered by Kareeberg and Emthanjeni in the north, the Western Cape and Eastern Cape Provinces in the south, the Eastern Cape in the east, and the Namakwa District in the west.
     It is the largest of the eight municipalities that make up the district, accounting for almost a quarter of its geographical area. Its seat is Victoria West.

    Cities/Towns: Hutchinson, Loxton, Richmond, Victoria West
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 3, DA 2, INDEPENDENT 2
    Controlling Party: Hung Municipality
    Mayor: P Jantjie

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Xolani (Acting)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 19 47118 601
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 27.7%33.3%
    Population 15 to 64 66.8%61.1%
    Population over 65 5.5%5.6%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 49.763.5
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 101.198.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.04%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a29.1%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a34.8%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 11.8%16.4%
    Matric 23.1%18.7%
    Higher education 3.9%6.0%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 6 0345 129
    Average household size 3.23.5
    Female headed households 33.7%34.6%
    Formal dwellings 92.9%87.6%
    Housing owned 68.8%54.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 74.6%64.3%
    Weekly refuse removal 74.9%66.6%
    Piped water inside dwelling 46.3%49.2%
    Electricity for lighting 89.6%84.8%

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinionFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates8 5526 0022 4426 007
    Service charges20 30520 35618 43815 861
    Investment revenue3249189228
    Transfers recognised - operational13 57629 53530 11521 970
    Other own revenue4 28854 54156 02721 971
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)46 724110 683107 21166 038
    Employee costs26 33126 54824 73223 347
    Remuneration of councillors2 5182 5202 3592 194
    Depreciation & asset impairment-6 1165 9495 846
    Finance charges1 1851 4919001 111
    Materials and bulk purchases5 62713 57414 03812 273
    Transfers and grants4 8071986 8501 317
    Other expenditure10 02261 18560 55030 014
    Total Expenditure50 491111 633115 37976 102
    Surplus/(Deficit)(3 767)(950)(8 168)(10 064)
    Transfers recognised - capital-9 48912 0708 718
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(3 767)8 5393 902(1 346)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(3 767)8 5393 902(1 346)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure3 55611 15512 5139 049
    Transfers recognised - capital3 19711 15512 0707 889
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds359-4431 160
    Total sources of capital funds3 55611 15512 5139 049
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets35 29633 64921 6754 799
    Total non current assets160 844157 503152 209149 810
    Total current liabilities43 89535 11625 81921 381
    Total non current liabilities12 2838 8999 4678 469
    Community wealth/Equity139 962147 137138 598124 760
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating33 48811 82412 1808 932
    Net cash from (used) investing(41 174)(10 830)(12 354)(9 497)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(460)399(346)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(7 350)336(198)(423)
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a45 93346 1859 198
    Irregular expendituren/a5 79612 6779 891
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a77854245
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 26 54824 73223 34720 059
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 2 5202 3592 1941 857
     
    Total Employee Positions 162306287234
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 494811483
    Total Vacancy Percentage 30.25%15.69%39.72%35.47%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 4544
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 3100
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2242
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 1020
    Community And Social Service Positions 1991411
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 2230
    Finance And Administration Positions 40917676
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 1292322
    Electricity Positions 6979
    Vacant Electricity Positions 3302
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 14141419
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 1003
    Road Transport Positions 161602
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 6600
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 1515330
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 55160
    Waste Water Management Positions 15152010
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 70100
    Water Positions 1616173
    Vacant Water Positions 9440
    Other Positions 151149898
    Vacant Other Positions 0185656

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a82.37n/a72.63
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 5 3995 3325 3295 286
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 5 2465 1795 1765 133
    Inside the yard 4 9424 9424 9424 899
    Less than 200m from yard 304237234234
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 8231 8101 8861 632

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesNoYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 5 3994 3304 3303 955
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 8231 8101 8861 632

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 5 1434 6934 4143 577
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 3 8753 4633 4632 628
    Flush toilet - septic tank 602564564562
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 513513234234
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 8231 8101 8861 632

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 5 1765 1765 1765 133
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 8231 8101 8861 632

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

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