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The economic importance and growth of selected districts in South Africa, 1995

H. de J. Van Wyk

The economic importance and growth of selected districts in South Africa, 1995

by H. de J. Van Wyk

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Published by Bureau of Market Research, University of South Africa in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • South Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1991-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 77-78).

      StatementH. de J. Van Wyk.
      SeriesResearch report / Bureau of Market Research, University of South Africa ;, no. 204, Research report (University of South Africa. Bureau of Market Research) ;, no. 204.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC517.S7 S48 no. 204, HC905 S48 no. 204
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 204 p. ;
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1173809M
      ISBN 100947459413
      LC Control Number94157892
      OCLC/WorldCa33104438

      Below a graph showing South Africa's annual GDP per capita (Rand value of the South African Economy per person living in it, as calculated by South African Market Insights).As can be seen from the graph during Thabo Mbeki's tenure South Africans enjoyed a surge in GDP per capita, while more recently the GDP per capita has remained relatively flat (hardly any growth from to ). South Africa has generally experienced economic growth since its transition to democracy in , but has not seen the type of attendant gains in welfare one might have hoped Size: KB.

      From a largely agricultural and resource base the South African economy has become the industrial powerhouse of Africa accounting for 24% of the continent’s gross domestic product. South Africa accounts for most of the economic and industrial infrastructure on the continent with a first-world road, rail and port network.   OECD Economic Surveys: South Africa Over the last two decades, South Africa has accomplished enormous social progress by bringing to millions of citizens access to key public services. Nevertheless, growth has trended down markedly recently due .

      EN YEARS AFTER APARTHEID ENDED, South Africa still faces the challenges of reducing inequality and enhancing growth performance. The policies implemented so far have had somewhat limited results. In terms of growth, South Africa is still rebounding from the slowdown with a growth rate at per cent in File Size: KB. Figure Growth projections for South Africa and other EMDEs 21 Figure Inequalities in countries, 25 Figure South Africa’s polarization 26 Figure South Africa's human opportunities, 28 Figure Inequality measurement over time 28 Figure Labor market status and skills increasingly contribute to inequality


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Economic Growth in Africa shows estimated long-term growth profiles for selected regions. Ac- in average African per capita growth achieved a recent high of percent per. Throughout the s, South Africa had economic dominance over the rest of Africa and was considered the only developed country in Africa by the United Nations economic criteria.

Throughout this period South Africa produced twice as much electricity and six times as much steel as the rest of the African continent combined while at the same time. The increased "openess" of South Africa's economy lead to a surge in trade with the rest of the world.

Thus harbours and airports being used more, leading to the growth in the importance of these sectors in South Africa's economy. Other interesting observations is the fact that Electricity, Gas and Water industry has dropped off slowly in terms. {UN Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Final version received January ABSTRACT This paper uses panel data over the – period, a modified neoclassical growth equation, and a dynamic panel estimator to investigate the effect of higher education human capital on economic growth in African countries.

South Africa live in poverty (DBSA a). Poverty and inequality in South Africa have racial, gender, spatial and age dimensions. Therefore, the concentration of poverty lies predominantly with black Africans, women, people in rural areas and black youth (Trieggardt ).

In32% of the population was living on less than US $2 per day. The long-term potential growth rate of South Africa under the current policy environment has been estimated at %.

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