Gauteng

Basic Indicators

Capital: 
Pretoria
Population (2007): 
10,542,246 Inhabitants
Official Languages: 
Afrikaans: 35%
Official Languages: 
Setswana: 25%
Official Languages: 
English: 15%
Official Languages: 
Sesotho: 25%
Area Total: 
17,010.00 km²
Percentage of total South African area: 
1.4
Gross Domestic Product per Region (GDPR) in 2004: 
462 044 million
Percentage of total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2004: 
33.3

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Economy in the province

Although the smallest of all the provinces, Gauteng is the powerhouse of South Africa and the heart of its commercial business and industrial sectors. Gauteng has kept a continued trend of sustained growth over the past Ten years-reaching a growth rate of 5.6% in the Fourth Quarter of 2004. The most important sectors contributing to the Gross Domestic Product are the Finance, Real Estate and Business Services, Manufacturing and General Government services. Tourism continues to receive focus as a priority growth sector in Gauteng. The province is also the financial services capital of Africa. Gauteng accounts for the bulk of all employees remuneration in the country at 47.7% and is also responsible for 50.4% of all company turnover.

Practical Knowledge

Title & Details Userranking Popularity
The Adaptative Nature of Neoliberalism at the Local Scale: Fifteen Years of City Improvement Districts in Cape Town and Johannesburg
Author(s): Sophie Didier, Marianne Morange, Elisabeth Peyroux
Year: 2013
Format: Case Study
0
5,355
LED Funding Database and Baseline LED Project Funding Strategy
Author(s): CoJ, Department of Economic Development
Year: 2009
Format: Guidelines
4.5
3,095
Cross-border African shoppers and traders in Johannesburg
Year: 2007
Format: Practical Knowledge
0
1,148

Theoretical Knowledge

Title Userranking Popularity
Quality of Life in the Gauteng City-Region: 2011 findings
Year: 2012
Format: Report
0
1,106
SALGA Gauteng: Informal Trade Workshop
Author(s): SALGA Gauteng
Year: 2012
Format: Theoretical Knowledge
1
2,347
SALGA Gauteng: Informal Trade Workshop
Author(s): SALGA Gauteng
Year: 2012
Format: Theoretical Knowledge
0.05
2,347

Events in the Province

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Jobs

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Tenders

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LED Programmes

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