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ECONOMIC STATISTICS

EThekwini Municipality: Key Indicators: 2017

CITY THAT’S

FOR GROWTH

GEARED

THE CITY OF DURBAN (ETHEKWINI MUNICIPALITY) IS SOUTH AFRICA’S SECOND LARGEST INDUSTRIAL REGION

#1

RATED  NUMBER 1 CITY IN AFRICA FOR  “QUALITY OF LIVING” 

MERCER CONSULTING IN 2015, ’16 & ‘17

REASONS TO INVEST IN DURBAN

Extensive first-world road, rail, sea and air infrastructure;

Dube TradePort and King Shaka International Airport - 60-year Master Plan - driving growth of aerotropolis, or airport city

Rated in top 5 'Quality of Living' cities in Africa and Middle East by Mercer Consulting in 2015 and 2016; 

Durban was ranked as the least congested Metro City in SA, according to the global “Tom Tom Traffic Index” (TTTI) 2017, at 22% (compared to SA’s most congested City at 35%). 390 Cities in 48 countries were indexed and ranked.

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