North-West

Basic Indicators

Capital: 
Mafikeng
Population (2007): 
3 481 264Inhabitants
Official Languages: 
Setswana: 65.4%
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 & Detailssort descending User Ranking Popularity
KKEDA Case Study: The importance of a conducive environment
Author(s): SA LED Network
Year: 2013
Format: Case Study
3
Average: 3 (4 votes)
1,154

Theoretical Knowledge

Title & Detailssort descending User Ranking Popularity
Moses Kotane LM: IDP 2011/2012
Author(s): Moses Kotane LM
Year: 2010
Format: Policy
0
No votes yet
1,942
Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality IDP: 2011/12
Author(s): Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality
Year: 2011
Format: Policy
0
No votes yet
3,233
Tlokwe City Council: IDP 2011/12
Author(s): Tlokwe City Council
Year: 2011
Format: Policy
2.25
Average: 2.3 (16 votes)
3,918

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