Article from ROAPE Volume 3 Number 7
Class Formation & Ideology: The Transkei Region

Class Formation and Ideology: The Transkei Region
Vol.3 No.7 (Winter 1976), pp69-86
The Transkei region of SA occupies an area of 16,500 square miles. Its total population in 1970 was just under 2 million - comprised of 715,032 resident males; 184, 788 males away at work; and 1,029,531 females. Of this population 56,761 individuals lived in the urban areas just under half of them (24,838) in the capital, Umtata.