North-West

Basic Indicators

Capital: 
Mafikeng
Population (2007): 
3,481,264 Inhabitants
Official Languages: 
Setswana: 65.4%
Official Languages: 
Afrikaans: 7.5%
Area Total: 
116,320.00 km²
Percentage of total South African area: 
9.5
Gross Domestic Product per Region (GDPR) in 2004: 
87 127 million
Percentage of total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2004: 
6.3

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Economy in the province

Agriculture is of extreme importance to the North West. It contributes about 2,6% to the total GDPR and 19% to formal employment. Some 5,9% of the South African GDP in agriculture and 16,96% of total labour in agriculture are based in the North West. The province is an important food basket in South Africa. Maize and sunflowers are the most important crops, and the North West is the major producer of white maize in the country. Most economic activity is concentrated in the Southern Region (between Potchefstroom and Klerksdorp), Rustenburg, and the Eastern Region, where more than 83,3% of GDPR of the province is generated.

Practical Knowledge

Title & Details Userranking Popularity
KKEDA Case Study: The importance of a conducive environment
Author(s): SA LED Network
Year: 2013
Format: Case Study
0
821

Theoretical Knowledge

Title Userranking Popularity
Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality IDP: 2011/12
Author(s): Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality
Year: 2011
Format: Policy
0
2,916
Tlokwe City Council: IDP 2011/12
Author(s): Tlokwe City Council
Year: 2011
Format: Policy
0
2,093
Moses Kotane LM: IDP 2011/2012
Author(s): Moses Kotane LM
Year: 2010
Format: Policy
0
1,585

Events in the Province

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Tenders

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Organisations & Institutions

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