The residents of the municipality are predominantly African population with fewer Indian, Coloured and White groups who are mostly residing in Sun City residence and Mogwase Unit 2.

The total number of households is estimated at 61 759.The total population is 242 554; of which 63% are between the ages of 15 and 64. The municipality is mostly rural, comprising of 107 villages and two formal towns, which are Mogwase and Madikwe.