Enabling Environment
One of the core functions of the local government is to create a safe, stable and enabling environment for residents and businesses. Such an environment is considered to be the "cornerstone" for continuous economical growth.
Housing conditions and access to basic infrastructureOutjo ConstituencyWhole of Kunene Region
Households with access to safe water89%73%
Households with no access to toilet facility 40%67%
Households with access to electricity for lighting 51%31%
Households with access to radio85%72%
Source: 2011 Population and Housing Census, Central Bureau of Statistic

Labour Force
The total population's participation in the labour force is given as follows:
Labour force Participation rate %
Total FemaleMale
68.1%55.9%79.5%
Source: 2011 Population and Housing Census, Central Bureau of Statistic

The unemployment rate in Outjo is at 31.9%

The main source of income of the Outjo households:
Economic ActivityPercentage
Farming5%
Wages & Salaries69%
Cash Remittance8%
Business, non-farming8%
Pension7%
Source: 2011 Population and Housing Census, Central Bureau of Statistic