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Video: What is the GCR?

The GCR is South Africa's economic heartland. It holds 14.7million people and generates a third of the country's GDP, on 2% of its land area. The Gauteng City-Region Observatory (GCRO) builds the data and analysis to help inform development in this region.

'What is the Gauteng City-Region?' is a short video that provides a brief introduction to the Gauteng City-Region and the Gauteng City-Region Observatory (GCRO). The video provides the context of Gauteng and some basic facts about the city-region. The video illustrates the structure of the GCRO and how we partner with government and academia to produce quality research about the GCR. The video showcases the range of outputs that GCRO produces, all of which are available on our website.


The GCRO sends out regular news to update subscribers on our research and events.