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Title:
Budgeting and the Informal Economy in Durban, South Africa
Series Subtitle:
WIEGO Budget Brief No. 6
Author(s):
Budlender, Debbie.
Date:
March, 2015
Publication Type:
Briefs
Description:

Budgeting and the Informal Economy in Durban, South AfricaIn 2014, 18 per cent of people employed in KwaZulu-Natal worked in an informal enterprise. In 2014/15, eThekwini’s budget was R38.8 billion (approximately US$3.5 billion). This brief looks at how the revenue, allocations, and expenditure in the eThekwini municipal budget affect informal workers in the city. The brief looks, in particular, at how the budget affects informal traders working in streets and other public places and in retail markets controlled by the municipality.

 

This brief is part of the WIEGO Publication Series.

 

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