There are only a few light industries in Ubuntu due to a shortage of water in the area.
Economic growth in the Ubuntu region is primarily retarded through its location and the lack
of or sub-standard infrastructure. Proper infrastructure can have a positive effect on all
Most of the inhabitants in the Ubuntu Region are dependent on the Agricultural sector and on Provincial or Municipal government for work. A large portion of the inhabitants are dependant of government’s social grant. The major setbacks or challenges facing the population in the Ubuntu Region are unemployment and a poor academic profile.
Source: Ubuntu LM IDP 2009-2010