Education

CARNARVON

Schooling levels, 2017

No schooling (% of people age 20+)

17%

Matric (% of people age 20+)

19%

Higher education (% of people age 20+)

7%

Some exposure to school: i.e. dropped out before reaching matric

57%

 

Source: StatsSA 2011

NORTHERN CAPE

% children aged 0 – 4 years using different childcare arrangements, 2017

Care arrangements

WC

EC

NC

FS

KZN

NW

GP

MP

LP

Grade R, Pre-School, Nursery School, Créche, Education centre

41

34

25

45

27

33

45

37

35

Day mother

5

3

11

3

2

1

8

3

6

At home with parent or guardian

44

55

59

43

57

58

38

54

51

 Northern Cape has the highest rate of keeping their children at home with a day mother, parent or guardian.

Source StatsSA 2017

 

These results show that nearly half (47,6%) of children never read a book or drew (44,7%) with a parent or guardian.

 Source: Statssa, 2019: General Household Survey, 2017

 

Population aged 20 years and older, by highest level of education and province, 2017

39% of Northern Cape population is not educational schooled.

 

Highest level of education

Thousands

WC

EC

NC

FS

KZN

NW

GP

MP

LP

RSA

Diploma with less than Gr 12

13

5

*

6

11

4

30

8

7

87

National Certificate Gr 12

25

30

5

14

35

26

113

30

19

295

Diploma with Gr 12

174

108

20

49

173

72

464

117

94

1270

Higher Diploma NQF 7

152

76

8

26

139

20

296

27

31

775

Post higher diploma (Masters degree) NQF 9

85

36

*

11

51

5

179

19

11

400

Bachelor’s Degree NQF7

162

64

12

35

121

58

362

54

37

905

Honours degree/ Postgraduate Diploma NQF8

106

36

4

30

94

25

315

20

29

659

Doctoral Degrees

25

9

*

*

17

5

41

*

*

102

Other

26

7

*

*

12

*

98

14

*

163

Do not know

29

9

*

24

52

49

128

13

41

348

Unspecified

11

10

*

*

15

*

30

9

11

89

Total population aged 20 years and older

4388

3753

745

1781

6580

2393

9754

2617

3194

35205

Total population

6510

6499

1214

2867

11075

3856

14278

4444

5779

56522

% not educational schooled

33%

42%

39%

38%

41%

38%

32%

41%

45%

38

General Household Survey, 2017