Collins Chabane Local Municipality (LIM345)

Collins Chabane Local Municipality was established by the amalgamation of portions of Thulamela Local Municipality and Makhado Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information is not yet available for the new municipality. View historical information for Thulamela Local Municipality and Makhado Local Municipality.


    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 5 003km²
    Description: The Collins Chabane Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Vhembe District in the far north of the Limpopo Province. The municipality shares borders with Musina in the north, Thulamela in the north-east, the Mopani District in the south, and Makhado in the west.
     It is one of the four municipalities in the district, making up 20% of its geographical area. It was established by the amalgamation of portions of the Thulamela and Makhado Local Municipalities in August 2016.

    Cities/Towns: Malamulele
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, community services, finance, trade, transport
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    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 60, EFF 6, DA 2, ACDP 1, INDEPENDENT 1, XP 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Ms Joyce Bila
    Other Members of Council: Matome Lebea (Speaker), Miyelani Chauke (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Dick Moshoana
    Population 347 974328 636
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 36.4%37.7%
    Population 15 to 64 58.5%55.8%
    Population over 65 5.1%6.5%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 71.079.3
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 80.478.8
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.30%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 20.7%22.9%
    Matric 21.3%18.8%
    Higher education 6.8%7.0%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 91 93683 990
    Average household size 3.83.9
    Female headed households 58.0%58.4%
    Formal dwellings 80.1%79.6%
    Housing owned 80.9%62.1%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 7.7%7.1%
    Weekly refuse removal 4.2%7.1%
    Piped water inside dwelling 4.8%9.5%
    Electricity for lighting 93.2%86.3%

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

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