Ugu is one of ten district municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal. It is located along the coastline south of Durban. The well-established coastal towns of Scottburgh, Port Shepstone and Margate, among others, are popular tourist destinations. The district also extends inland to more rural areas, many of which are under the leadership of the more than 40 tribal authorities. Tourism and agriculture are key sectors of the economy.
Children make up almost half (47%) of the district population.1 The majority (87%) of children in this district live in rural areas.2 Some 93% of school-aged children (7 – 17 years) are reported to be attending school.3
The map shows where the children in this district live (by ward, with darker areas indicating more children) and where selected services are located. Click on the purple legend in the bottom right-hand corner to select specific services. To view details, click within the ward or on the coloured dots.