Businesses in Pretoria


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 22.1%
 Professional Services: 12%
 Industry: 7.6%
 Home Services: 6.7%
 Restaurants: 6.6%
 Education: 5.4%
 Medical: 5.1%
 Food: 5%
 Other: 29.5%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts7204.01.0
Car repair1,5604.02.3
New car dealers5524.00.8
Beauty salons1,0144.41.5
Public administration5533.40.8
Loan companies1,0673.41.6
Grocery stores and supermarkets1,1044.01.6
General contractors8164.01.2
Real estate7924.21.2
Other accommodation9064.11.3
Construction of buildings5284.00.8
Wholesale of machinery6754.11.0
Health and medical2,3574.23.4
Corporate management5893.90.9
Lawyers legal6914.31.0
Clothing stores1,1404.11.7
Electronics stores1,0334.01.5
Furniture stores4744.10.7
Hardware stores7694.11.1
Household appliances and goods7374.11.1
Office supplies and stationery stores6364.30.9
Pharmacies and drug stores5784.00.8
Shopping other5644.10.8
Area of Pretoria, Gauteng201.4 km²
Male Population335,293 (48.8%)
Female Population352,019 (51.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +340.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +54.1%
Median Age29.9
Male Median Age29.4
Female Median Age30.4
Area Codes12
NeighborhoodsPretoria Central, Pretoria West
Local TimeWednesday 8:46 PM
TimezoneSouth Africa Standard Time
Weather13.4°C clear sky
Lat & Lng-25.74486° / 28.18783°
Postal Codes00020003000600070008More

Pretoria, Gauteng - Map

Pretoria, Gauteng Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density775.0 / km²1,508 / km²2,214 / km²3,412 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Pretoria Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 54.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Pretoria, Gauteng+340.3%+126.2%+54.1%
South Africa+111.9%+48.1%+21.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Pretoria, Gauteng Median Age

Median Age: 29.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Pretoria, Gauteng29.9 years30.4 years29.4 years
Gauteng28.1 years28.2 years28.1 years
South Africa25.4 years26.3 years24.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Pretoria, Gauteng Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 523,74423,38047,124
85 Plus1,7144,0595,774
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Pretoria, Gauteng Population Density

Population Density: 3,412 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Pretoria, Gauteng687,312201.4 km²3,412 / km²
Gauteng13.5 million18,178.3 km²743.9 / km²
South Africa54.3 million1,219,846.5 km²44.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Pretoria, Gauteng Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1890 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Pretoria
 Area Code 12: 71%
 Area Code 7: 12.6%
 Area Code 82: 7.4%
 Other: 8.9%

Business distribution by price for Pretoria, Gauteng

 Inexpensive: 57.5%
 Moderate: 33%
 Expensive: 8.1%
 Very Expensive: 1.4%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Pretoria, Gauteng CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Pretoria, Gauteng7,222,933 t10.5 t35,865 t/km²
Gauteng126,172,862 t9.33 t6,940 t/km²
South Africa358,473,407 t6.6 t293.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Pretoria, Gauteng CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)7,222,933 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita10.5 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)35,865 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (5)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
2/28/198:56 PM4.970.8 km5,000 m6km WSW of Soweto, South
1/23/1811:47 AM4.470 km5,000 m4km WSW of Soweto, South
7/12/158:39 AM4.261.4 km5,000 m21km NW of Brits, South
11/17/1311:53 PM4.357.1 km5,000 m8km WSW of Johannesburg, South
12/18/097:12 AM4.254 km2,000 mSouth
4/28/063:50 AM3.865.1 km5,000 mSouth
1/24/061:13 AM3.657.1 km2,000 mSouth
12/24/006:46 AM4.163.6 km5,000 mSouth
4/25/985:50 PM4.533.4 km5,000 mSouth
2/29/969:34 PM4.442.7 km10,000 mSouth

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Pretoria, Gauteng

Pretoria is a city in the northern part of Gauteng Province, South Africa. It is one of the country's three capital cities, serving as the seat of the executive branch of government. (Cape Town is the legislative capital and Bloemfontein the judicial..  ︎  Pretoria Wikipedia Page

Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Pretoria
 Postal Code 0002: 10.7%
 Postal Code 0081: 8.4%
 Postal Code 0181: 8%
 Postal Code 0001: 6.4%
 Postal Code 0184: 6.2%
 Postal Code 0182: 5.7%
 Postal Code 0084: 5.1%
 Other: 49.5%

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