With a population of 114,231 (Census, 2001), Ntuzuma is the youngest of the four PINK programme townships, and was built by the Durban City in the 1970s.
The spatial and infrastructural developments of Ntuzuma have emerged incrementally in different sections, and have to a large extent, influenced the varying service levels, political affiliations and tenure arrangements that prevail in the area.
Large tracts of land are informally occupied due to the pressure for housing and its relative accessibility.
- It exhibits a wide range of housing including some very up-market homes but also includes a large informal settlement.
- Ntuzuma Township is 12km away from the Durban CBD, it’s constitutes of 98.7% of Black community and 1.3 % of other.
- It’s situated near KwaMashu, Inanda, and Phoenix areas.
- 33% of the community is youth (18-34), that make 40% young children between 1-17 & 27% are adults.
- Dominating transportation systems are taxis (mini buses) & buses.
- There are 8 senior secondary schools, 12 primary schools, 1 technical college & teachers’ center.
- There is also a police station, petrol station, clinic, 2 community halls, fire station, library, small claim court and 1 bus depot.
- There are lots of recreational areas such as swimming pool, football fields and tenniscourt.