KwaZulu-Natal

Basic Indicators

Capital: 
Pietermaritzburg
Population (2007): 
10 014 500Inhabitants
Official Languages: 
isiZulu: 71.7%
English: 35.4%
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 & Detailssort descending User Ranking Popularity
1st LED Case Study: Newcastle Local Municipality
Author(s): SA LED Network
Year: 2010
Format: Case Study
3.666665
Average: 3.7 (6 votes)
4,140
A Case Study of Local Economic Development (LED) in Richards Bay
Author(s): Trevor Hill, Claire Goodenough
Year: 2005
Format: Case Study
2
Average: 2 (4 votes)
3,834
A Case Study on GTZ BDS LED Programme Interventions in the LED Process in Ilembe District Municipality, South Africa
Author(s): Anja Ruecker, Sonja Fiedeldei
Year: 2004
Format: Case Study
3.333335
Average: 3.3 (24 votes)
2,857

Theoretical Knowledge

Title & Detailssort descending User Ranking Popularity
Corporate Social Investments (CSI) in Zululand
Year: 2008
Format: Study
0
No votes yet
479
Crime and Safety Partnerships give communities confidence
Author(s): Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF)
Year: 2006
Format: Report
0
No votes yet
1,322
Crime and safety partnerships give communities confidence
Author(s): CLGF
Year: 2006
Format: Report
0
No votes yet
1,427

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LED Programmes

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