City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality (JHB)

OVERVIEW

Contact Details

Postal: PO Box 1049, Johannesburg, 2000
Physical: 158 Civic Boulevard, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
Tel: 011 407 6111
Fax: 011 403 8723
Web: www.joburg.org.za
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Geography, History and Economy

Area: 1 645km²
Description: Click to enlargeCity of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality is located in Gauteng province. Johannesburg is the most advanced commercial city in Africa and the engine room of the South African and regional economy. It is a city with a unique, African character, world-class infrastructure in the fields of telecommunications, transportation, water and power, and with globally-competitive health care and educational facilities. However, the city is also one of contrasts – home to both wealthy and poor, residents and refugees, global corporations and emerging enterprises. The demographics of Johannesburg indicate a large and ethnically diverse metropolitan area. As the largest city in South Africa, its population is defined by a long history of local and international migration. Johannesburg is home to more than 4,4 million people, accounting for about 36% of Gauteng's population and 8% of the national population. Over the last decade the city has been growing. A key contributor to this is that the city continues to attract people from other provinces, and internationally, who are looking for better economic opportunities and quality of life. The population pyramid indicates that the city’s population is predominantly young. This can be attributed to migration from other parts of the country as young people look for jobs. Johannesburg is considered the economic hub of South Africa and is often the first choice of destination by job seekers across the country.
Cities/Towns: Alexandra, Diepkloof, Diepsloot, Ennerdale, Johannesburg, Johannesburg South, Lawley, Lenasia, Lenasia South, Meadowlands East, Meadowlands West, Midrand, Orange Farm, Pimville, Randburg, Roodepoort, Sandton, Soweto
Main Economic Sectors: Finance and business services, community services, manufacturing, trade (collectively 82%)

MANAGEMENT

Political Management

Composition of Council: ANC 154 , DA 89, IFP 4, COPE 3, NFP 2, ACDP 1, APC 1, AJ 1, AZAPO 1, OKM 1, PAC 1, UDM 1, FF+ 1
Mayor: Mr Mpho Parks Tau
Other Members of Council: Constance Bapela (Speaker), Prema Naidoo (Chief Whip), Mlungiseli Ngalonkulu (Deputy Chief Whip), Roslynn Greeff (MMC: Development Planning), Nonceba Molwele (MMC: Health and Human Development), Matshidiso Mfikoe (MMC: Environment, Infrastructure and Services), Sello Lemao (MMC: Public Safety), Christine Walters (MMC: Transport), Dan Bovu (MMC: Housing), Chris Vondo (MMC: Community Development), Geoffrey Makhubo (MMC: Finance), Mally Mokoena (MMC: Group Corporate and Shared Services)

Administrative Management

Municipal Manager: Mr Trevor Fowler
Chief Financial Officer: Mr Reggie Boqo
Communications Officer: Nabintu Petsana (Group Head: Group Communications)
LED Officer: Ravi Naidoo
Other Senior Management: Hennie Labuschagne (Acting Executive Director: Group Corporate and Shared Services), Ravi Naidoo (Executive Director: Economic Development), Dudu Maseko (Executive Director: Community Development), Tiaan Elhers (Environment, Infrastructure and Services), Wandile Zwane (Group Head: Social Development), Yondela Silimela (Executive Head: Development Planning), Thabo Maisela (Executive Director: Housing), Lisa Seftel (Executive Director: Transport), Dr Refik Bismilla (Executive Director: Health), Lungelwa Sonqishe (Executive Head: Revenue and Customer Relations Management), Khomotso Letsatsi (Group Head: Treasury and Financial Strategy), Nonto Hadebe (Group Strategy, Policy and Relations), Mbulelo Ruda (Group Head: Legal and Contracts), Sinaye Nxumalo (Executive Director: Group Audit, Risk and Compliance), Vicky Shuping (Acting Group Head: Customer Relations and Urban Management), Bryne Maduka (Group Head: Group Governance)

DEMOGRAPHIC

Population 4 434 827
Age Structure
Population under 15 23.20%
Population 15 to 64 72.70%
Population over 65 4.10%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 37.60
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 100.70
Population Growth
Per annum 3.18%
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) 25.00%
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 31.50%
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 2.90%
Higher education 19.20%
Matric 34.70%
Household Dynamics
Households 1 434 856
Average household size 2.80
Female headed households 36.20%
Formal dwellings 81.40%
Housing owned 40.20%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 87.10%
Weekly refuse removal 95.30%
Piped water inside dwelling 64.70%
Electricity for lighting 90.80%

Source: Census 2011 Municipal Fact Sheet, published by Statistics South Africa.


FINANCIAL

All values: R'0002013/142012/132011/12
AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsQualified audit opinion
FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
Property rates7 726 6036 034 9465 539 477
Service charges18 672 48319 220 09818 601 300
Investment revenue435 975533 600426 660
Transfers recognised - operational5 202 3864 677 3715 852 171
Other own revenue3 230 8382 377 2472 951 767
Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)35 268 28532 843 26233 371 375
Employee costs8 083 4317 450 6827 098 305
Remuneration of councillors120 639110 41198 291
Depreciation & asset impairment1 723 0351 997 8021 717 514
Finance charges1 368 3171 477 4871 606 887
Materials and bulk purchases11 636 54311 113 58710 147 417
Transfers and grants324 525153 955132 957
Other expenditure11 230 0399 171 6568 851 745
Total Expenditure34 486 53031 475 58029 653 116
Surplus/(Deficit)781 7551 367 6823 718 259
Transfers recognised - capital2 547 2892 146 5061 688 215
Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions3 329 0443 514 1885 406 474
Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
Surplus/(Deficit) for the year3 329 0443 514 1885 406 474
CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
Capital expenditure6 591 8874 226 1833 606 495
Transfers recognised - capital2 464 5812 352 7092 329 419
Public contributions & donations160 532--
Borrowing1 225 4971 271 488930 797
Internally generated funds2 741 277601 986346 279
Total sources of capital funds6 591 8874 226 1833 606 495
FINANCIAL POSITION
Total current assets12 152 59613 879 4559 848 368
Total non current assets50 384 77046 294 82643 070 837
Total current liabilities11 304 70113 394 79210 913 003
Total non current liabilities16 731 92116 358 97715 144 138
Community wealth/Equity34 500 74430 420 51226 862 064
CASH FLOWS
Net cash from (used) operating4 917 2338 652 9684 915 328
Net cash from (used) investing(5 746 547)(5 162 808)(4 075 853)
Net cash from (used) financing821 451(309 146)639 881
Cash/cash equivalents at the year end4 966 3945 400 9182 174 445
UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
Unauthorised expendituren/a-167 144
Irregular expendituren/a208 975348 568
Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a6 1171 144
SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.


EMPLOYMENT

2012/132011/12
Employment
Employment Costs (R’000) 8 083 4317 450 682
Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 120 639110 411
 
Total Employee Positions 34 92332 826
Total Vacant Employee Positions 6 5625 777
Total Vacancy Percentage 18.79%17.60%
 
Managerial Positions - S57 3522
Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 15
Managerial Positions - by organogram 1 1151 251
Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 10759
Community And Social Service Positions 3 4491 678
Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 21183
Finance And Administration Positions 6 8844 771
Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 147246
Electricity Positions 3 6013 271
Vacant Electricity Positions 1 9321 647
Enviromental Protection Positions 501 747
Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 25159
Health Positions 977980
Vacant Health Positions 442
Public Safety Positions 4 3474 497
Vacant Public Safety Positions 182
Road Transport Positions 3 1041 758
Vacant Road Transport Positions 648141
Sport And Recreation Positions 4381 902
Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 276276
Waste Management Positions 8 0975 698
Vacant Waste Management Positions 2 9652 672
Waste Water Management Positions 3440
Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 380
Water Positions 1 6522 463
Vacant Water Positions 109205
Other Positions 8302 788
Vacant Other Positions 98160

Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.


SERVICE DELIVERY

2012/132011/12
Water
Blue Drop Score n/an/a
Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYes
Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 963 886942 251
Number of domestic households/delivery points 921 922914 962
Inside the yard 829 801718 957
Less than 200m from yard 92 121170 300
More than 200m from yard 025 705
Domestic households with access to free basic service 223 431130 000

Electricity
Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYes
Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 645 674642 367
Domestic households with access to free basic service 223 431130 000

Sewerage and Sanitation
Green Drop Score n/an/a
Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYes
Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 887 167862 797
Number of households using
Flush toilet - public sewerage 743 221718 957
Flush toilet - septic tank 00
Ventilated pit latrine 52 09252 092
Bucket system 00
Other 66 57966 579
Domestic households with access to free basic service 223 431130 000

Solid Waste Services
Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYes
Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 908 000859 498
Domestic households with access to free basic service 223 431130 000

Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.


LINKS/RESOURCES

The information in this directory is supplied and/or externally sourced and is also subject to continual change. If you notice any errors or omissions, please contact us at info@municipalities.co.za so that we can correct it.

Blue Drop Scores

The Blue Drop Scores are sourced from the annual Blue Drop Reports published by The Department: Water Affairs. The Municipal Blue Drop Score is a performance indicator of the overall municipal drinking water quality management performance of the relevant municipality. The score relates to not only the quality of the drinking water, but also contains a risk management measure relating to the ability of the responsible authority to sustain the quality of drinking water and also to deal with any incidents that may pose a health risk to the public. The maximum score is 100 and the target of excellence is 95%.

Green Drop Scores

The Green Drop Scores are sourced from the annual Green Drop Reports published by The Department: Water Affairs. The Municipal Green Drop Score is a performance indicator of the overall municipal wastewater business practice and compliance of the relevant municipality. The maximum score is 100.

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Financial Audit Outcomes

The objective of an audit of financial statements is to express an opinion on whether the financial statements fairly represent the financial position of the auditee at financial year-end and the results of its operations for the financial year.

The Auditor-General can express one of the following audit opinions:

Clean audit outcome: The financial statements are free from material misstatements (in other words, a financially unqualified audit opinion) and there are no material findings on reporting on performance objectives or non-compliance with legislation.

Financially unqualified with findings: The financial statements contain no material misstatements. Unless the Auditor General expresses a clean audit outcome, findings have been raised on either reporting on predetermined objectives or non-compliance with legislation, or both these aspects.

Qualified audit opinion: The financial statements contain material misstatements in specific amounts, or there is insufficient evidence for the Auditor General to conclude that specific amounts included in the financial statements are not materially misstated.

Adverse audit opinion: The financial statements contain material misstatements that are not confined to specific amounts, or the misstatements represent a substantial portion of the financial statements.

Disclaimer of audit opinion: The auditee provided insufficient evidence in the form of documentation on which to base an audit opinion. The lack of sufficient evidence is not confined to specific amounts, or represents a substantial portion of the information contained in the financial statements.

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Resident Queries


Telephone Number Email Address
Accounts 0860 562 874 joburgconnect@joburg.org.za
Electricity 0860 562 874 customerservice@citypower.co.za
Refuse & Waste Removal 0860 562 874 joburgconnect@joburg.org.za
Roads 0860 562 874 hotline@jra.co.za
Service Delivery 011 203 3300
Water 0860 562 874 customerserviceemails@jwater.co.za

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