Gauteng City Region Observatory

GCRO is an institutional collaboration between the University of Johannesburg (UJ), University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), and the Gauteng Provincial Government. Local government also sits on the Board.

  • Overview of the work of the GCRO – View Document (8MB)
  • Gauteng’s Village of 100 People 2015 
    This interactive animation presents Gauteng – a huge, vibrant and diverse city-region that is South Africa’s economic heartland – as a ‘village of 100 people’. In this interactive realm, 100 animated ‘people’ roam, with each person representing 1% of the respondents of GCRO’s 2015 Quality of Life survey.