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The two most spoken languages in Makhado are Tshivenḓa (67%) and Xitsonga (22%). The 2011 national census estimated the city's municipal population at half a million people.

English speakers account for only 1.2% of the Makhado population. When translating into Tshivenḓa and Xitsonga you will be reaching an additional 89% of people in their home language. This is 74 times more people.

We have included a quick guide to the two most spoken languages in Makhado below. You can get more detailed information on all 11 official languages here.

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Census 2011: First language demographics Makhado
 
 
 
*Statistics South Africa Census 2011: Municipal population 516 031
       
  Languages   Total population Makhado
Tshivenḓa 67.3% 347 289
Xitsonga 21.9% 113 011
English 1.2% 6 192
       
 
Census 2011: First language demographics South Africa: Tshivenḓa and Xitsonga
 
*Statistics South Africa Census 2011: Population 51.7 million
 
 
  Languages   Total population South Africa
Tshivenḓa 2.4% 1 209 388
Xitsonga 4.6% 2 277 148
English 9.8% 4 892 623
       
 
Mobile learning resources in your language:
IsiZulu IsiXhosa Sesotho Setswana Tshivenḓa Xitsonga
Siswati IsiNdebele Sepedi / Sesotho sa Leboa Afrikaans
 
Language demographics for your city:
Johannesburg Tshwane/Pretoria Cape Town
Makhado Mangaung Ekurhuleni
 
SA first language demographics by province (%)*
Province (%) % SA% GP KZN WC EC MP LP FS NC NW
IsiZulu % 23 20 78   1 24 1 4 1 3
IsiXhosa % 16 7 3 25 79 1   8 5 6
Afrikaans % 14 12 2 50 11 7 3 13 54 9
English % 10 13 13 20 6 3 2 3 3 4
Sepedi % 9 11       9 53     2
Setswana % 8 9 1     2 2 5 33 63
Sesotho % 8 12 1 1 3 4 2 64 1 6
Xitsonga % 5 7       10 17     4
Siswati % 3 1       28 1      
Tshivenḓa % 2 2         17     1
IsiNdebele % 2 3 1     10 2   1 1
Other % 2 3 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 2
Sign % 1   1   1     1    
 
*Statistics South Africa: Census in brief (2011) PDF
 
 
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