School of Built Environment & Development Studies

Nompumelelo Nzimande

nzimanden@ukzn.ac.za 031-260-3032

  • Details

  • Position Academic Leader: Development & Population Studies; Lecturer;
  • Discipline Population Studies;
  • CampusHoward College Campus
  • Office AddressA711 7th Floor, Denis Shepstone Building

Bio

Community Activities

  • Population Association of Southern Africa (PASA). Nompu is President of the organization (2014)
  • Applied Population Studies Training and Research. She is one of the facilitators on the APSTAR program in population studies for government officials. 

Teaching: Modules

  • Demographic Methods I
  • Demographic Methods II
  • Migration and Urbanisation

Research Interests

  • Demography of Sub-Saharan Africa; Mortality and epidemiology; determinants and consequences of early childbearing, and family demography.
  • Mturi, A. et al. (2005) Understanding the changing family composition and structure in South Africa in the era of HIV/AIDS pandemic. Durban: School of Development Studies.
Selected

Publications

  • Nzimande N. and Mugwendere T. (2018), “Stalls in Zimbabwe fertility: Exploring determinants of recent fertility transition”, Southern African Journal of Demography
  • Odimegwu C.O., De Wet N., Adedini S.A, Nzimande N., Appunni S., and Dube T., (2017), “Family demography in sub-saharan Africa: A systematic review of family research”, African Population Studies (31)1 Supp.2 pp3528- 3563
  • Mturi A, Nzimande N, Dungumaro E and Sekokotla D (2006)Household structures in contemporary South Africa. Loyola Journal of Social Sciences, 20(1) 19-41.
  • Sekokotla, D. and Mturi, A. (2004) Effects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on South African families. Loyola Journal of Social Sciences, 18(2), p.189-211.
  • Nzimande N., (2016), “South Africa’s Demographic Dynamics in the Era of HIV/AIDS” in Sizonqoba: Outliving AIDS in Southern Africa, Ngcaweni B (ed), Africa Institute of South Africa
  • Ndagurwa P. and Nzimande N., (2016), “The impact of family structure on schooling outcomes for children in South Africa” in Children in South African Families: Lives and Times, Makiwane M, Nduna M and Khalema NE (ed), Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Nzimande N., (2010), “Delivery of key community and household services in KwaZulu-Natal” in Nzimande N. (2010), editor, State of the Population of KwaZulu-Natal: Demographic Profile and Development Indicators, Department of Social Development, Premier’s office: KwaZulu-Natal
  • Manyamba C., May J., and Nzimande N., (2010), “The poverty profile of KwaZulu-Natal”, in Nzimande N. (2010), editor, State of the Population of KwaZulu-Natal: Demographic Profile and Development Indicators, Department of Social Development, Premier’s office: KwaZulu-Natal
  • Simelane S. and Nzimande N., (2010), “Childhood mortality in South Africa” in Nzimande N. (2010), editor, State of the Population of KwaZulu-Natal: Demographic Profile and Development Indicators, Department of Social Development, Premier’s office: KwaZulu-Natal
  • Mturi, A., Xaba, T., Sekokotla, D. and Nzimande, N. (2006). Coping with illness and deaths in post-apartheid South Africa: family perspectives. In: Padayachee, V. (edThe Development decade: Economic and social change in South Africa 1994-2004, Cape Town: HSRC Press, p. 327-348.
  • Khalema, N.E., Makiwane, M., Vawda, M., & Nzimande, N., (2012). Enhancing the Research Capacity of Local Government Planners, Community Health Workers, and Community Development Practitioners Engaged in “War on Poverty Survey” in Kwazulu-Natal. Developed for United Nation Population Fund (South Africa) and the KwaZulu/Natal Department of Social Development, December, 2012
  • May J. and Nzimande N., (2012), “Income assets and poverty in the Eastern Cape” Eastern Cape Socio Economic Consultative Council (ECSECC) – Working paper 16
  • Nzimande N. (2010), editor, State of the Population of KwaZulu-Natal: Demographic Profile and Development Indicators, Department of Social Development, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Rogan, M. Lebani, L. and N. Nzimande (2009) Internal Migration and Poverty in KwaZulu-Natal: Findings from Censuses, Labour Force Surveys and Panel Data.
    SALDRU working paper No. 30.
  • Mturi, A. et al. (2005) Understanding the changing family composition and structure in South Africa in the era of HIV/AIDS pandemic. Durban: School of Development Studies.