KwaZulu-Natal

Basic Indicators

Capital: 
Pietermaritzburg
Population (2007): 
10,014,500 Inhabitants
Official Languages: 
isiZulu: 71.7%
Official Languages: 
English: 35.4%
Official Languages: 
Afrikaans: 8%
Area Total: 
92,100.00 km²
Percentage of total South African area: 
7,6
Gross Domestic Product per Region (GDPR) in 2004: 
231 616 million
Percentage of total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2004: 
16,7

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Economy in the province

The Gross Domestic Product of KwaZulu Natal is the second largest in the country after Gauteng. The Gross Domestic Product growth rate rose over fivefold from 1% in 1999 to 5.3% in 2005, suggesting a potential to reach 10%. KwaZulu Natal was also the second highest contributor to the South African economy during 2005 at 16.4% at current prices of Gross Domestic Product. According to statistics for 2005 provided by the Tourism Authority of KwaZulu-Natal, the province received 11,6 million domestic visitors and 1,6 million international visitors. This translated to an injection of R20,7 billion into the provincial economy. The key strength of the province is its trade and transport infrastructure.

Practical Knowledge

Title & Details Userranking Popularity
Managing Informality: Local government practices and approaches towards the informal economy – Learning examples from five African countries
Author(s): SA LED Network, SALGA, LEDNA
Year: 2012
Format: Lessons learned
3
14,542
REDI Case Study: Ugu District Municipality
Author(s): SA LED Network
Year: 2011
Format: Case Study
0
4,062
UMDA Case Study: Strategic Projects Alongside Hands-on Business Support
Author(s): SA LED Network
Year: 2011
Format: Case Study
0
3,481

Theoretical Knowledge

Title Userranking Popularity
The Job Reporting Toolbox: Everything you need to know about counting jobs
Author(s): Caili Forrest, Researcher
Year: 2014
Format: Theoretical Knowledge
0
858
Guide to eThekwini's Economy
Author(s): eThekwini Metro
Year: 2012
Format: Overview
0
2,141
Ethekwini's Economy Fast Facts
Author(s): City of Ethekwini
Year: 2012
Format: Report
5
4,000

Events in the Province

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Jobs

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Tenders

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LED Programmes

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