Table 1

Head of household survey demographics

Demographic valueTotal
N%
GenderFemale27354.1
Male21943.4
Age group17 years and younger102.0
18–29 years14127.9
30–49 years24348.1
More than 50 years10420.6
Education levelA-level secondary132.6
O-level secondary9017.8
Vocational education30.6
Primary education29758.8
Did not attend school9919.6
Years lived in communityLess than 1 year51.0
1–3 years295.7
3–5 years387.5
More than 5 years42083.2
Type of housingPermanent (iron sheets and burnt bricks)10420.6
Semi-permanent (burnt bricks)13426.5
Temporary building (soil bricks/grass thatched)25550.5
Wooden/makeshift30.6
No housing10.2
Household source of incomeSubsistence farming14829.3
Fishing14729.1
Petty trade12925.5
Commercial farming71.4
Other/multiple7414.7
Lake-based occupationsTotal34367.9
Food vendor14428.5
Fishmonger5811.5
Fisherman/woman10220.2
Boat transporter/coxswain71.4
Other295.8
Lake usageAccess community services (eg, medical care, housing, police services)28556.4
Travel41181.4
Collect water for home47293.5
Bathe21743.0
Recreational activities (eg, swimming, playing)25350.1