Fetakgomo – Greater Tubatse Local Municipality (LIM476)

Fetakgomo – Greater Tubatse Local Municipality was established by the amalgamation of Fetakgomo Local Municipality and Greater Tubatse Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information is not yet available for the new municipality. View historical information for Fetakgomo Local Municipality and Greater Tubatse Local Municipality.


    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 206, Burgersfort, 1150 / PO Box 818, Apel, 0739
    Physical: 1 Kastania Street, Burgersfort / Stand No.1, Mashung Ga-Nkwana, Apel
    Tel: 013 231 1000 / 015 622 8000
    Fax: 013 231 7467 / 015 622 8026
    Web: www.fetakgomo.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 5 693km²
    Description: The Fetakgomo – Greater Tubatse Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located in the Sekhukhune District in the Limpopo Province. It is the largest of the four municipalities making up the district, accounting for 42% of its geographical area. It was established by the amalgamation of the Fetakgomo and Greater Tubatse Local Municipalities in August 2016.
     The area is known as the Middelveld as it is located between the Highveld and Lowveld regions. The vast majority of the area is made up of villages that are scattered throughout, particularly, the northern part of the municipality.

    Cities/Towns: Burgersfort, Ohrigstad, Steelpoort
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture; mining and quarrying; trade; tourism; manufacturing; general government; community, social and personal services; catering and accommodation
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    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 57, EFF 14, DA 4, COPE 1, SOCIALIST PARTY COALITION 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Mr Maaudu Johannes Phokoane
    Other Members of Council: N T Phala (Speaker), M V Shoba (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: J N T Mohlala
    Chief Financial Officer: T G Ratau
    Communications Officer: K B Toko
    LED Officer: N M Mosotho
    Other Senior Management: M F Maredi (Deputy Chief Whip), N D Matumane (COO), M I Phasha (Director: Corporate Services), Ms Monyepao (Director: Development Planning), N P Busane (Director: Community), L C Peu (Director: Local Economic Development)
    Population 489 902428 948
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 30.1%34.7%
    Population 15 to 64 65.6%59.5%
    Population over 65 4.3%5.7%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 52.467.9
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 94.689.3
    Population Growth
    Per annum 3.02%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 16.2%16.9%
    Matric 24.4%22.6%
    Higher education 6.2%6.2%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 125 361105 948
    Average household size 3.93.9
    Female headed households 44.9%48.8%
    Formal dwellings 85.7%85.6%
    Housing owned 82.4%54.6%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 4.7%5.4%
    Weekly refuse removal 9.6%10.1%
    Piped water inside dwelling 3.8%8.7%
    Electricity for lighting 84.2%79.2%

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

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