Johannesburg


Johannesburg

How ready is Johannesburg for digitalization?

Digital technology can support Johannesburg to manage rapid population growth and get the most out of its abundant resources.

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Digitalization Readiness

2/10

Improvements to the rail network and guaranteeing energy supply using a microgrid will help Johannesburg to improve on its low Readiness score.

Digitalization Potential

5/10

Johannesburg has many ways to build on its Potential, from digitalization of the mining sector to improving urban mobility and energy.

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How ready is Johannesburg for digitalization?

Johannesburg is Africa’s wealthiest city and one of the world’s fastest growing. Its population grew 25% between 2010 and 2019, and is now over 9.3 million people. Targeting particular areas for improvement such as signaling or mining automation can improve productivity and reduce unemployment.

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