Gauteng

Basic Indicators

Capital: 
Pretoria
Population (2007): 
10 542 246Inhabitants
Official Languages: 
Afrikaans: 35%
Setswana: 25%
English: 15%
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

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Cross-border African shoppers and traders in Johannesburg
Year: 2007
Format: Practical Knowledge
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LED Funding Database and Baseline LED Project Funding Strategy
Author(s): CoJ, Department of Economic Development
Year: 2009
Format: Guidelines
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Average: 4.3 (7 votes)
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Small Business Development and Poverty Alleviation in Alexandra, South Africa
Author(s): Patricia Agupusi
Year: 2007
Format: Case Study
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Average: 2.9 (129 votes)
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Theoretical Knowledge

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City of Johannesburg Economic Development Policy and Strategy Framework
Author(s): City of Johannesburg
Year: 2008
Format: Overview
0
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3,441
City of Johannesburg Informal Trade and Street Trading By-Laws
Author(s): City of Johannesburg
Year: 2004
Format: Policy
3
Average: 3 (4 votes)
2,911
City of Johannesburg: Young Entrepreneurship Policy and Strategy Framework
Author(s): CoJ
Year: 2009
Format: Policy
0
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2,343

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