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Sekhukhune District, Limpopo


Sekhukhune is the smallest of the five district municipalities in Limpopo and has its seat in the small town of Groblersdal. The district consists of numerous scattered rural villages with limited economic infrastructure. Children make up 43% of the district population.1 Almost all (97%) live in rural areas, and most (97%) of school-aged children (7 – 17 years) are reported to be attending school.2

The map shows where the children in this district live (by ward, with the 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.


Data Source  
Notes 1. The child population per ward is calculated using the 2011 Census data and 2011 ward boundaries. The updated 2016 district boundaries have been used to create this map, with no changes for this district between these two periods.
A printable overview of child protection information and contacts of relevant services in Sekhukhune district municipality will be available here shortly.

1 See https://wazimap.co.za/profiles/district-DC47-sekhukhune/#children.

2 Analysis by Katherine Hall, Children's Institute, using data from the 2016 Community Survey (Statistics South Africa).