Table 3.2 : POPULATION BY AGE AND SEX, CENSUS, 1995, 2000 AND 2006
                       
1995 Census 2000 Census 2006 Census
Age group Both Sexes Male Female   Both Sexes Male Female   Both Sexes Male Female
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Total 244,814 124,622 120,192 270,101 137,200 132,901 298,968 151,459 147,509
Less than 1 year 7,044 3,593 3,451 5,515 2,780 2,735 5,462 2,777 2,685
1 - 4 29,928 15,520 14,408 25,397 12,919 12,478 20,709 10,585 10,124
5 8,625 4,375 4,250 7,114 3,572 3,542 5,514 2,849 2,665
6 - 9 32,134 16,465 15,669 30,813 15,764 15,049 24,353 12,503 11,850
10 - 14 35,870 18,286 17,584 41,089 20,897 20,192 36,999 19,111 17,888
15 - 19 24,905 12,343 12,562 33,266 16,590 16,676 39,904 20,155 19,749
20 - 24 21,021 9,944 11,077 23,514 11,620 11,894 34,809 16,933 17,876
25 - 29 18,191 8,802 9,389 20,090 9,805 10,285 24,581 11,915 12,666
30 - 34 15,364 7,579 7,785 18,161 8,890 9,271 20,635 10,022 10,613
35 - 39 12,632 6,315 6,317 15,699 7,828 7,871 18,174 8,780 9,394
40 - 44 6,922 3,625 3,297 12,402 6,272 6,130 15,871 7,828 8,043
45 - 49 6,584 3,369 3,215 7,461 3,977 3,484 13,569 6,872 6,697
50 - 54 6,247 3,205 3,042 5,967 3,051 2,916 7,936 4,147 3,789
55 - 59 5,962 3,240 2,722 5,996 3,131 2,865 5,859 3,046 2,813
60 - 64 5,294 3,010 2,284 6,312 3,370 2,942 5,566 2,852 2,714
65 - 69 3,201 1,897 1,304 4,611 2,650 1,961 5,678 3,014 2,664
70 - 74 2,101 1,279 822 2,873 1,737 1,136 4,186 2,333 1,853
75 - 79 968 617 351 1,410 859 551 2,377 1,444 933
80 - 84 695 394 301 679 407 272 1,064 617 447
85 - 89 326 220 106 284 162 122 396 241 155
90 - 94 163 86 77 96 59 37 159 89 70
95 years and over 94 67 27 76 45 31 84 52 32
Age not stated 543 391 152   1,276 815 461   5,083 3,294 1,789
Source: Department of National Planning