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IN DURBAN

Gross Value Added (GVA) (Constant 2010 Prices)

R272.7 Billion

R277.0 Billion

Annual Change: 1.58%

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (Constant 2010)

R301.9 Billion

R304.4 

Billion

Annual Change: 0.83%

Gini Coefficient

0.63

0.62

Annual Change: -0.01 % points

Per Capita Income

R63,712

R62,717

Annual Change: -1.56%

GVA Average Annual Growth (2011-2016/1996-2017)

Annual Change: 1.1 % points

2.2%

3.3%

Population

Annual Change: 1.41%

3,812,714

3,866,505

Geographic Area

2

2,556km

Annual Change: No change

Population Growth

(1996-2010/2011-2017)

1,5%

1.4%

Annual Change: 

-0.1 % points

Population Density

1 492 persons/ km

2

1 513  persons/ km

2

Annual Change: 

1.41%

Indicators

 

Number of people below food poverty line

Number of households

Urban Population Rate

Annual Per household income (Current Prices)

Human Development Index

Annual Disposable income (Current Prices)

Tourism Spend (Current Prices)

Economically Active Population

Employment (Formal)

Employment (Informal)

Unemployment Rate

 

881,923

1,068,488

81,8%

R227.393

0.67

R209,6 billion

R16.9 billion

1,489,316

1,085,404

214,660

16.4%

 

946,118

1,085,085

82.1%

R222,709

0.67

R210,1 billion

R16,2 billion 

1,528,184

1,094,610

220,510

16.6%

Annual Change

 

7.28%

1.55%

0.3 % points

-2.06%

No change

0.24%

-4.14%

2.61%

0.85%

2.73%

0.2 % points

Annual Expenditure

R237,6

Billion

Annual Retail Trade sales

R71,6 Billion

Council Operating Budget: 2016/17-2017/18

R34,9

Billion

Council Capital Budget: 2016/17-2017/18

R6,7 Billion

R236,5

Billion

Annual Change: -0.46%

R74,1 Billion

Annual Change: 3.49%

R37,2

Billion

Annual Change: 6.59%

R7,2 Billion

Annual Change: 7.46%

Total Imports

R104,7

Billion

R105,5 

Billion

Annual Change: 0.76%

Total Exports

R71.6

Billion

R72.7 

Billion

Annual Change: 1.54%

Total Trade

R176.3

Billion

R178,2 

Billion

Annual Change: 1.08%

Exports as % of GDP

16.9%

Billion

16.2% 

Billion

Annual Change: -0.7 % points