2010/2011 - Living Conditions & Communications

Living Conditions and Communications is a 97-page chapter containing data related to service delivery issues such as land, water, sanitation, housing, electricity, and refuse removal. It covers 14 years of trends in access to as well as backlogs in all basic services.
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2010/2011 - Living Conditions & Communications

Living Conditions and Communications is a 97-page chapter containing data related to service delivery issues such as land, water, sanitation, housing, electricity, and refuse removal. It covers 14 years of trends in access to as well as backlogs in all basic services.

Living-Conditions-and-Communications.jpgThe regular section on land reform includes a new section on the racial breakdown of land ownership. Additional new information includes a breakdown of the South African housing market by income and the number of home loans granted by individual income category. There is also a new section on insurance. The communications and transportation sections, including information on road conditions, conclude the chapter.

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THE LIVING CONDITIONS PICTURE

South Africa at a glance

OVERVIEW OF CHANGES

Changes over fourteen years

Changes by household, 1996 and 2010 (actual numbers)

Household and housing changes, 1996 and 2010 (actual numbers)

Household types and facilities, 1996 and 2010 (proportions)

LAND OWNERSHIP

State-owned and privately-owned land by province, March 2011

Privately-owned land by province and race, 2001 (hectares)

Privately-owned land by province and race, 2001 (proportions)

Land delivered to land reform beneficiaries per year through the land redistribution programme, 2001/02–2009/10

Racial breakdown of privately-owned land after land distribution from the 2001/02 financial year

LAND REFORM

Land restitution

Land restitution claims and settlements by province, 1995–2010

Restitution claims settled/to be settled, 2010

Proportion of restitution claims outstanding by province as at March 2010

Restitution hectares transferred, land costs, and costs of financial compensation, 1994/05–2008/09

Number of farms and hectares that could have been purchased with financial compensation money

Land redistribution

Land Redistribution for Agricultural Development (LRAD) under the Land and Agrarian Reform Programme (LARP) delivery figures and targets by province, 2009/10

Land redistribution progress as at March 2010

Proportion of land redistribution target met by province as at March 2010

Number of outstanding hectares to be redistributed by province as at March 2010

The 30% land-redistribution-by-2025 scenario

Farms acquired for emerging farmers and cost of acquiring them, as at August 2009

Land tenure reform

Number of beneficiaries of redistribution and tenure programme by province, 2005/06–2009/10

Draft Land Tenure Security Bill: implications

WATER AND SANITATION

Water

Free basic water

Delivery of free basic water by province by 31 March 2011

Households with access to free basic water, 2001/02–2009/10

Households with access to free basic water, 2001/02–2009/10 (proportions)

All water

National data

Household water sources by race, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household water sources by race, 2010 (proportions)

Household access to portable water, 1993/94–2009/10

Households without water in the dwelling or on site by race and distance travelled to nearest water source, 2010 (actual numbers

Households without water in the dwelling or on site by race and distance travelled to nearest water source, 2010 (proportions)

Provincial data

Access to piped water by province, 1996 and 2010 (actual numbers)

Access to piped water by province, 1996 and 2010 (proportions)

Selected water indicators by province, 2010 (proportions)

Water interruptions

Households that experienced water interruptions by province, 2010

Water quality

Blue and green drop certification programmes

National municipal blue drop performance, 2009–2011

Best blue drop performers in each province, 2011

Blue drop certificate awards, 2011

International comparisons

Urban and rural populations with access to an improved water source, selected countries, 2008

Urban and rural populations with access to an improved water source, emerging markets, 2008

Urban and rural populations with access to an improved water source, selected African countries, 2008

Sanitation

National data

Household sanitation facility by race, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household sanitation facility by race, 2010 (proportions)

Households with access to sanitation and using bucket system, 1993/94–2009/10

Provincial data

Selected sanitation indicators by province, 2010 (actual numbers)

Selected sanitation indicators by province, 2010 (proportions)

Waste water quality

National municipal green drop performance, 2009 and 2011

Provincial green drop performance, 2011

Green drop certificate awards, 2011

International comparisons

Population with access to improved sanitation facilities, selected countries, 2008

Population with access to improved sanitation facilities, emerging markets, 2008

Population with access to improved sanitation facilities, selected African countries, 2008

HOUSING

Housing types

National data

Detailed breakdown

Households by type of dwelling and race, 1996 and 2010 (actual numbers)

Households by type of dwelling and race, 1996 and 2010 (proportions)

Summary of changes

Types of housing occupied, 1996 and 2010

Types of housing occupied, 1996

Types of housing occupied, 2010

Changes in housing types, 1996–2010 (actual numbers)

Backyard structures

Number of all backyard structures, 1996 and 2010

Proportion of formal and informal backyard structures, 1996 and 2010

Breakdown of backyard structures, 1996

Breakdown of backyard structures, 2010

Number and proportion of backyard structures by province, 2010

Trends in backyard structures

Provincial data

All housing

Types of housing by province, 1996 and 2010 (actual numbers)

Types of housing by province, 1996 and 2010 (proportions)

Change in types of housing by province, 1996-2010 (actual numbers)

Change in types of housing by province, 1996-2010 (proportions)

Urbanisation and internal migration: explanation of informal dwelling trends

Informal dwellings

Households residing in informal dwellings by province, 1996 and 2010 (actual numbers)

Households residing in informal dwellings by province, 1996 and 2010 (proportions)

Services available to households living in informal dwellings, 2010

Municipal data

Types of housing by municipality, 2009

Terms of occupation

National data

All housing types

Household tenure status by race, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household tenure status by race, 2010 (proportions)

Household tenure status by race, 2010

Household tenure status by sex, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household tenure status by sex, 2010 (proportions)

Household tenure status by sex, 2010

Formal housing

Household tenure status of people residing in formal dwellings, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household tenure status of people residing in formal dwellings, 2010 (proportions)

RDP housing as a proportion of total and formal housing by province, 2010

Provincial data

Household tenure status by province, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household tenure status by province, 2010 (proportions)

Municipal data

Tenure status by municipality, 2009

International data

Household size and housing ownership, selected countries

Household size and housing ownership, emerging markets

Household size and housing ownership, selected African countries

Housing provision

Housing backlog

Annual housing backlog figures, 1996/97–2008/09

Homelessness

Informal dwellings and settlements

Housing backlogs

New deadline for eradicating housing backlog

Government and private sector housing

Private sector and government housing construction, 1997/98–2010/11

The South African market by income levels, 2009

Number of home loans granted by individual income category, 2011

Government subsidy housing

Houses completed or under construction by province, April 1994–March 2011

Qualifying criteria for government subsidy housing

Planned units and units completed/in progress, 1994/95–2009/10

Breakdown of housing delivery by houses and serviced sites completed, by province 2009/10 and 2010/11 (actual numbers)

Breakdown of housing delivery by houses and serviced sites completed, by province 2009/10 and 2010/11 (proportions)

RDP/state subsidised housing indicators by province, 2010

Investigations, arrests, and convictions in housing subsidy fraud cases as at August 2010

Private sector housing

Residential buildings completed by the private sector by size, 2003–2010

DOMESTIC ENERGY

Sources of energy

Household sources of energy by race, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household sources of energy by race, 2010 (proportions)

Electrification

Households without electricity and households added to the national grid, 1994/95–2008/09

Proportion of households with and without electricity by province, 2002 and 2010

Proportion of households without electricity by province, 2002 and 2010

Electricity for lighting, cooking, and heating by province, 2010 (proportions)

REFUSE DISPOSAL

Household refuse disposal by race, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household refuse disposal by race, 2010 (proportions)

Proportion of households whose refuse is removed by municipalities by province, 2002 and 2010 (proportions)

Proportion of households whose refuse is removed by municipalities by province, 2010

BACKLOGS AND BASIC SERVICES

Backlogs by province, 2010

Provincial breakdown of consumer units receiving free basic services from municipalities, June 2010

Indigent households, by province, 2010

MUNICIPAL LIVING CONDITIONS

Living conditions indicators by municipality, 2009

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Banking

Banking status of South African adults, 2007–2010 (actual numbers)

Banking status of South African adults, 2007–2010 (proportions)

Proportion of each race with bank accounts, 2007–2010

Number of Mzansi accounts opened, 2005–2010

Insurance

Short-term insurance products held, 2007–2010 (proportions)

Long-term insurance products held, 2007–2010 (proportions)

COMMUNICATIONS

Broadcasting

Households with television sets and radios, 2002–10

Top ten commercial radio stations by listenership, 2010

The Press

Number of printed media publications, 1991–2011

Postal services

Postal services by race, 2007 (actual numbers)

Postal services by race, 2007 (proportions)

Households with and without postal facilities by province, 2007

Telecommunications

Telephones

Households with landline access by race, 2010 (actual numbers)

Households with landline access by race, 2010 (proportions)

Households with cellular phone access by race, 2010 (actual numbers)

Households with cellular phone access by race, 2010 (proportions)

Racial breakdown of households by access to all telephones, 2007 and 2010 (proportions)

Access to all telephones by province, 2010

Proportion of people with landline access and cellphone access by province, 2010

Access to fixed line and cellular telephones, selected countries, 2008 and 2009

Access to fixed line and cellular telephones, emerging markets, 2009

Access to fixed line and cellular telephones, selected African countries, 2009

The internet

Internet usage by race, June 2010 (proportions)

Number of internet users, 2000–2010

Internet access by province, 2010 (numbers and proportions)

Internet access by province, 2010 (proportions)

Internet users, selected countries, 2009

Internet users, emerging markets, 2009

Internet users, selected African countries, 2009

Communications by municipality

Access to communication services by municipality, 2009

Transportation

Public transport

Commuters by mode of transport, 2010

Vehicle statistics

Registered vehicles by province, 2003-04 and December 2009

Motorised vehicles registered by year-end, December 1999–December 2009

Road accidents

Number of fatal crashes and fatalities by province, 2006/07 and 2010/11

Number of fatalities by type of vehicle, December 2009

Comparison of fatalities between selected modes of public transport, 2008 and 2009

Road conditions

The condition of paved and gravel roads (kilometres), May 2010

 

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Living-Conditions-and-Communications.jpgThe regular section on land reform includes a new section on the racial breakdown of land ownership. Additional new information includes a breakdown of the South African housing market by income and the number of home loans granted by individual income category. There is also a new section on insurance. The communications and transportation sections, including information on road conditions, conclude the chapter.

For more detail on what the chapter contains, you will find the complete table of contents below.

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Table of Contents:

 

 

THE LIVING CONDITIONS PICTURE

South Africa at a glance

OVERVIEW OF CHANGES

Changes over fourteen years

Changes by household, 1996 and 2010 (actual numbers)

Household and housing changes, 1996 and 2010 (actual numbers)

Household types and facilities, 1996 and 2010 (proportions)

LAND OWNERSHIP

State-owned and privately-owned land by province, March 2011

Privately-owned land by province and race, 2001 (hectares)

Privately-owned land by province and race, 2001 (proportions)

Land delivered to land reform beneficiaries per year through the land redistribution programme, 2001/02–2009/10

Racial breakdown of privately-owned land after land distribution from the 2001/02 financial year

LAND REFORM

Land restitution

Land restitution claims and settlements by province, 1995–2010

Restitution claims settled/to be settled, 2010

Proportion of restitution claims outstanding by province as at March 2010

Restitution hectares transferred, land costs, and costs of financial compensation, 1994/05–2008/09

Number of farms and hectares that could have been purchased with financial compensation money

Land redistribution

Land Redistribution for Agricultural Development (LRAD) under the Land and Agrarian Reform Programme (LARP) delivery figures and targets by province, 2009/10

Land redistribution progress as at March 2010

Proportion of land redistribution target met by province as at March 2010

Number of outstanding hectares to be redistributed by province as at March 2010

The 30% land-redistribution-by-2025 scenario

Farms acquired for emerging farmers and cost of acquiring them, as at August 2009

Land tenure reform

Number of beneficiaries of redistribution and tenure programme by province, 2005/06–2009/10

Draft Land Tenure Security Bill: implications

WATER AND SANITATION

Water

Free basic water

Delivery of free basic water by province by 31 March 2011

Households with access to free basic water, 2001/02–2009/10

Households with access to free basic water, 2001/02–2009/10 (proportions)

All water

National data

Household water sources by race, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household water sources by race, 2010 (proportions)

Household access to portable water, 1993/94–2009/10

Households without water in the dwelling or on site by race and distance travelled to nearest water source, 2010 (actual numbers

Households without water in the dwelling or on site by race and distance travelled to nearest water source, 2010 (proportions)

Provincial data

Access to piped water by province, 1996 and 2010 (actual numbers)

Access to piped water by province, 1996 and 2010 (proportions)

Selected water indicators by province, 2010 (proportions)

Water interruptions

Households that experienced water interruptions by province, 2010

Water quality

Blue and green drop certification programmes

National municipal blue drop performance, 2009–2011

Best blue drop performers in each province, 2011

Blue drop certificate awards, 2011

International comparisons

Urban and rural populations with access to an improved water source, selected countries, 2008

Urban and rural populations with access to an improved water source, emerging markets, 2008

Urban and rural populations with access to an improved water source, selected African countries, 2008

Sanitation

National data

Household sanitation facility by race, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household sanitation facility by race, 2010 (proportions)

Households with access to sanitation and using bucket system, 1993/94–2009/10

Provincial data

Selected sanitation indicators by province, 2010 (actual numbers)

Selected sanitation indicators by province, 2010 (proportions)

Waste water quality

National municipal green drop performance, 2009 and 2011

Provincial green drop performance, 2011

Green drop certificate awards, 2011

International comparisons

Population with access to improved sanitation facilities, selected countries, 2008

Population with access to improved sanitation facilities, emerging markets, 2008

Population with access to improved sanitation facilities, selected African countries, 2008

HOUSING

Housing types

National data

Detailed breakdown

Households by type of dwelling and race, 1996 and 2010 (actual numbers)

Households by type of dwelling and race, 1996 and 2010 (proportions)

Summary of changes

Types of housing occupied, 1996 and 2010

Types of housing occupied, 1996

Types of housing occupied, 2010

Changes in housing types, 1996–2010 (actual numbers)

Backyard structures

Number of all backyard structures, 1996 and 2010

Proportion of formal and informal backyard structures, 1996 and 2010

Breakdown of backyard structures, 1996

Breakdown of backyard structures, 2010

Number and proportion of backyard structures by province, 2010

Trends in backyard structures

Provincial data

All housing

Types of housing by province, 1996 and 2010 (actual numbers)

Types of housing by province, 1996 and 2010 (proportions)

Change in types of housing by province, 1996-2010 (actual numbers)

Change in types of housing by province, 1996-2010 (proportions)

Urbanisation and internal migration: explanation of informal dwelling trends

Informal dwellings

Households residing in informal dwellings by province, 1996 and 2010 (actual numbers)

Households residing in informal dwellings by province, 1996 and 2010 (proportions)

Services available to households living in informal dwellings, 2010

Municipal data

Types of housing by municipality, 2009

Terms of occupation

National data

All housing types

Household tenure status by race, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household tenure status by race, 2010 (proportions)

Household tenure status by race, 2010

Household tenure status by sex, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household tenure status by sex, 2010 (proportions)

Household tenure status by sex, 2010

Formal housing

Household tenure status of people residing in formal dwellings, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household tenure status of people residing in formal dwellings, 2010 (proportions)

RDP housing as a proportion of total and formal housing by province, 2010

Provincial data

Household tenure status by province, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household tenure status by province, 2010 (proportions)

Municipal data

Tenure status by municipality, 2009

International data

Household size and housing ownership, selected countries

Household size and housing ownership, emerging markets

Household size and housing ownership, selected African countries

Housing provision

Housing backlog

Annual housing backlog figures, 1996/97–2008/09

Homelessness

Informal dwellings and settlements

Housing backlogs

New deadline for eradicating housing backlog

Government and private sector housing

Private sector and government housing construction, 1997/98–2010/11

The South African market by income levels, 2009

Number of home loans granted by individual income category, 2011

Government subsidy housing

Houses completed or under construction by province, April 1994–March 2011

Qualifying criteria for government subsidy housing

Planned units and units completed/in progress, 1994/95–2009/10

Breakdown of housing delivery by houses and serviced sites completed, by province 2009/10 and 2010/11 (actual numbers)

Breakdown of housing delivery by houses and serviced sites completed, by province 2009/10 and 2010/11 (proportions)

RDP/state subsidised housing indicators by province, 2010

Investigations, arrests, and convictions in housing subsidy fraud cases as at August 2010

Private sector housing

Residential buildings completed by the private sector by size, 2003–2010

DOMESTIC ENERGY

Sources of energy

Household sources of energy by race, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household sources of energy by race, 2010 (proportions)

Electrification

Households without electricity and households added to the national grid, 1994/95–2008/09

Proportion of households with and without electricity by province, 2002 and 2010

Proportion of households without electricity by province, 2002 and 2010

Electricity for lighting, cooking, and heating by province, 2010 (proportions)

REFUSE DISPOSAL

Household refuse disposal by race, 2010 (actual numbers)

Household refuse disposal by race, 2010 (proportions)

Proportion of households whose refuse is removed by municipalities by province, 2002 and 2010 (proportions)

Proportion of households whose refuse is removed by municipalities by province, 2010

BACKLOGS AND BASIC SERVICES

Backlogs by province, 2010

Provincial breakdown of consumer units receiving free basic services from municipalities, June 2010

Indigent households, by province, 2010

MUNICIPAL LIVING CONDITIONS

Living conditions indicators by municipality, 2009

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Banking

Banking status of South African adults, 2007–2010 (actual numbers)

Banking status of South African adults, 2007–2010 (proportions)

Proportion of each race with bank accounts, 2007–2010

Number of Mzansi accounts opened, 2005–2010

Insurance

Short-term insurance products held, 2007–2010 (proportions)

Long-term insurance products held, 2007–2010 (proportions)

COMMUNICATIONS

Broadcasting

Households with television sets and radios, 2002–10

Top ten commercial radio stations by listenership, 2010

The Press

Number of printed media publications, 1991–2011

Postal services

Postal services by race, 2007 (actual numbers)

Postal services by race, 2007 (proportions)

Households with and without postal facilities by province, 2007

Telecommunications

Telephones

Households with landline access by race, 2010 (actual numbers)

Households with landline access by race, 2010 (proportions)

Households with cellular phone access by race, 2010 (actual numbers)

Households with cellular phone access by race, 2010 (proportions)

Racial breakdown of households by access to all telephones, 2007 and 2010 (proportions)

Access to all telephones by province, 2010

Proportion of people with landline access and cellphone access by province, 2010

Access to fixed line and cellular telephones, selected countries, 2008 and 2009

Access to fixed line and cellular telephones, emerging markets, 2009

Access to fixed line and cellular telephones, selected African countries, 2009

The internet

Internet usage by race, June 2010 (proportions)

Number of internet users, 2000–2010

Internet access by province, 2010 (numbers and proportions)

Internet access by province, 2010 (proportions)

Internet users, selected countries, 2009

Internet users, emerging markets, 2009

Internet users, selected African countries, 2009

Communications by municipality

Access to communication services by municipality, 2009

Transportation

Public transport

Commuters by mode of transport, 2010

Vehicle statistics

Registered vehicles by province, 2003-04 and December 2009

Motorised vehicles registered by year-end, December 1999–December 2009

Road accidents

Number of fatal crashes and fatalities by province, 2006/07 and 2010/11

Number of fatalities by type of vehicle, December 2009

Comparison of fatalities between selected modes of public transport, 2008 and 2009

Road conditions

The condition of paved and gravel roads (kilometres), May 2010

 

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