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

Theoretical Knowledge

Title Userrankingsort icon Popularity
Positioning LED in Relation to Area-Based Management in Durban
Author(s): Doug Hindson
Year: 2001
Format: Article
0
677
Monitoring, Learning and Research Facility (LMRF) - Inception Report
Year: 2006
Format: Report
0
602
Cutting Red Tape in LED: The Role of Local Government in KZN
Author(s): David Christianson
Year: 2008
Format: Theoretical Knowledge
0
971

Events in the Province

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