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Statistical release: How many businesses are  there in Nelson Mandela Bay?

22 June 2020

Provides key figures and estimates of the size and composition of Nelson Mandela Bay's business community (or ‘business population’), as at December 2019. 

The long-term economic impact of water security in Nelson Mandela Bay

22 June 2020

Provides an investor-focused summary of a two-year study simulating the long-term impact of water scarcity and water security on the economy of Nelson Mandela Bay.

Economic Overview: Nelson Mandela Bay

15 May 2020

Provides an investor-focused overview of the economy and investment climate of Nelson Mandela Bay. Provides the latest facts and figures on the performance and composition of local industry and exports, as well as highlighting key trends in socio-economic data such as population growth and human capital.

"Target market": how many people live and work in Nelson Mandela Bay?

15 May 2020

Provides key figures and estimates on the size of Nelson Mandela Bay's population and labour force.

Impact of COVID-19 on Nelson Mandela Bay's business sector

15 May 2020

Latest results from an on-going study which reflects the extent to which the local business sector has been impacted over the period: 30 March – 22 April 2020. Complements research produced at a national and provincial level.

Crime trends of Nelson Mandela Bay

11 May 2020

Highlights key short and long term trends in Nelson Mandela Bay's criminal activity, compiling police  (SAPS) data reported at station-level for 2018/19.

Impact of loadshedding on Nelson Mandela Bay's business community

11 May 2020

Results from a 2019 business survey which reflect the extent to which local businesses are impacted by loadshedding.

What kind of pro bono services do Nelson Mandela Bay's small businesses require?

11 May 2020

Results from a 2019 business survey which reflect the extent to which smaller local businesses (SMMEs) require addtional pro bono (i.e. free) services or advice.

 

 

 

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Assessing the macroeconomic effects of water security in South Africa 

9 May 2020

The final report of a study completed by researchers from the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) in collaboration with, and funded by, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Natural Resources Stewardship Programme (NatuReS).

This study developed a model focusing on the long-term economic impact of water scarcity and water security at a local level in Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB) – enabling policy simulation up to 2030.

Economic review: Eastern Cape (2019 Q4)

4 May 2020

The quarterly review is a statistical release compiled by the Eastern Cape Socio Economic Consultative Council (ECSECC), a Schedule 3C Public Entity.

The aim of this publication is to analyse the latest developments in the Eastern Cape's GDP and its relative economic performance.

 

Labour market overview: Eastern Cape (2019 Q4)

April 2020

The quarterly overview is a statistical release compiled by the Eastern Cape Socio Economic Consultative Council (ECSECC), a Schedule 3C Public Entity.

The aim of this publication is to analyse the latest developments in the Eastern Cape's labour market.

 

Municipal tariffs: Nelson Mandela Bay 

July 2019

Collection of documents relating to NMB's municipal tariffs for 2019/20.

 

Socio-economic data: Nelson Mandela Bay [Online toolkit]

 

2016

Wazimap is an open source platform making municipal- and ward-level census data easily accessible.

Socio-economic Review & Outlook (SERO): Eastern Cape

 

2018

 

The 9th edition of this publication -- which is published by the Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) -- focuses on agro-processing, with the aim of giving insight into the investment opportunities within the sector.

 

 

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