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SPECIAL FEATURE

South African economy at a glance Insight into the performance of the South African economy is provided through these graphical representations of key statistics. ZIMBABWE

MOZAMBIQUE

BOTSWANA

Limpopo 0.9% (7.1%)

NAMIBIA

Gauteng Mpumalanga 2.7% 2.1% (7.5%) (34.3%) SWAZI-

North West -3.6% (6.5%)

LAND

Free State 1.8% (5%) Northern Cape 2.8% (2.1%)

LESOTHO

KwaZuluNatal 2.3% (16.1%)

Eastern Cape 1.0% (7.6%) Western Cape 2.0% (13.6%)

SA GDP: Percentage of growth per province (2014) and percentage contribution to national GDP (figures in brackets). SOURCE: STATS SA WWW.STATSSA.GOV.ZA

PROVINCE

CAPITAL

PREMIER

POPULATION (2015)

AREA

GRP BILLION RAND

6 916 200

168 966km2

R289.9

2 817 900

129 825km2

R189.1 R1 305.6

Phumulo Masualle Elias Sekgobelo "Ace" Magashule

Eastern Cape

Bhisho

Free State

Bloemfontein

Gauteng

Johannesburg

David Makhura

13 200 300

18 178km2

KwaZuluNatal

Pietermaritzburg

Willies Mchunu

10 919 100

94 361km2

R610.1

Stanley Mathabatha David Mabuza Supra Mahumapelo

5 726 800

125 754km

4 283 900

76 495km2

R284.2

3 707 000

104 882km2

R249.5

R271.5

Limpopo

Polokwane

Mpumalanga

Mbombela

North West

Mahikeng

Northern Cape

Kimberley

Sylvia Lucas

1 185 600

372 889km2

R79.9

Western Cape

Cape Town

Helen Zille

6 200 100

129 462km

R518.1

Snapshot of South Africa’s provinces SOURCE: INSTITUTE OF RACE RELATION’S SOUTH AFRICA SURVEY 2016 AS REPORTED ON BUSINESSTECH.CO.ZA

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