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Studies on urbanisation in South Africa

Studies on urbanisation in South Africa

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Published by South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Urbanization -- South Africa -- History -- Congresses.,
    • Urban policy -- South Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Rural-urban migration -- South Africa -- Congresses.,
    • South Africa -- Race relations -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by E.A. Kraayenbrink.
      ContributionsKraayenbrink, E. A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT148.S6 S78 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 96 p. ;
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2628068M
      ISBN 100869823019
      LC Control Number85197793
      OCLC/WorldCa12973657

        The property needs in South Africa are evolving as more and more people move into urban areas. In , around % of the population lived in urban areas, however, that figure has changed dramatically with around two-thirds of the South African population now living in metropolitan hubs. SAMSET: Energy and urbanisation in South Africa: Context report and literature review 4 Current urbanization situation The total population in South Africa is growing at around 1% p.a., and the urbanisation rate in South Africa is % p.a. The population is .


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