Urban Indicators Programme Why Urban Indicators Monitor conflicting

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Urban Indicators Programme

Urban Indicators Programme

Why Urban Indicators? Ø Monitor conflicting policy challenges resulting from: Ø Globalisation Ø Urbanisation

Why Urban Indicators? Ø Monitor conflicting policy challenges resulting from: Ø Globalisation Ø Urbanisation Ø Improve efficiency of government through performance management Ø Required by national legislation

Programme Goals Ø Co-ordinated and integrated management of cities through the use of indicators

Programme Goals Ø Co-ordinated and integrated management of cities through the use of indicators as urban policy and management tools Ø Information-driven decision making through the use of indicators as tools in strategic planning Ø Greater transparency and accountability in urban government through the use of indicators as communication and reporting tools

Programme Focus Quality of Life Urban Management IDP Performance Management Planning Environment Economy Basic

Programme Focus Quality of Life Urban Management IDP Performance Management Planning Environment Economy Basic Service Community Services Regulatory Services Indicators policyfocused, intersectoral and relate to performance of different levels of government

Key Issues Ø Ø Data Sources and Availability Surveys National data Local authority data

Key Issues Ø Ø Data Sources and Availability Surveys National data Local authority data Use/value of indicators Intercity and Intracity comparisons Ø Need for shared learning and cooperation Ø

Use/Value of Indicators used to review policies and strategies Indicators used to report progress

Use/Value of Indicators used to review policies and strategies Indicators used to report progress Indicators are developed to operationalise goals POLICY REVIEW STRATEGY POLICY DEVELOPMENT CYCLE EVAL- IMPLEMENTATION UATION MONITORING Adapted from UNCHS-Habitat Indicators are measured at regular intervals to monitor the success of the strategy

Intercity/Intracity Comparisons Ø Ø Need for a core set of indicators to allow for

Intercity/Intracity Comparisons Ø Ø Need for a core set of indicators to allow for comparison between nine cities Use City Development Index as starting point Construct a development index that reflects unique characteristics of SA cities Ø Intracity measurement important because of inequalities Ø

City Development Index Ø Developed in 1997 by Urban Indicators programme of Un-Habitat Ø

City Development Index Ø Developed in 1997 by Urban Indicators programme of Un-Habitat Ø Measures average well-being and access to facilities by urban residents Ø Based on 5 sub-indices: Ø Infrastructure Ø Waste Ø Health Ø Education Ø City product

City Development Index Source: DPLG Poverty Research Project

City Development Index Source: DPLG Poverty Research Project

City Development Index JOHANNESBURG Source: DPLG Poverty Research Project CAPE TOWN

City Development Index JOHANNESBURG Source: DPLG Poverty Research Project CAPE TOWN

City Development Index ETHEKWINI Source: DPLG Poverty Research Project TSHWANE

City Development Index ETHEKWINI Source: DPLG Poverty Research Project TSHWANE

City Development Index MANGAUNG BUFFALO CITY MSUNDUZI NELSON MANDELA METRO Source: DPLG Poverty Research

City Development Index MANGAUNG BUFFALO CITY MSUNDUZI NELSON MANDELA METRO Source: DPLG Poverty Research Project

ECONOMIC/EMPLOYMENT INDICATORS CAPE TOWN City Indicators: % Less than Matric (economically active) % <

ECONOMIC/EMPLOYMENT INDICATORS CAPE TOWN City Indicators: % Less than Matric (economically active) % < Matric : 64% % Unemployed : 20% Informal Settlement Public Housing Low Income Private Lower Middle Higher Middle 90 % 83 % 82 % 59 % 26 % % Unemployed 42 % No. of Formal Businesses 4. 7 % Source: OHS, 2000 Economic Development Dept. (CMC) 27 % 2. 6 % 22 % 0. 3 % 12 % 4% 42 % 49 %

Knowledge-sharing Ø Audit and Peer Review Ø Programme of workshops and seminars ØIncrease use

Knowledge-sharing Ø Audit and Peer Review Ø Programme of workshops and seminars ØIncrease use of information ØShowcase projects of member cities ØPlacement programmes ØMembership of UN-Habitat GUO

Programme Objectives 1. Promoting shared learning and co-operation between the 9 cities. 2. Initiating

Programme Objectives 1. Promoting shared learning and co-operation between the 9 cities. 2. Initiating and developing links with international cities and agencies to share lessons leant and best practices. 3. Liaising with national departments and other agencies to identify areas of co-operation and partnership between member cities and the relevant departments/agencies 4. Developing a common set of indicators that will allow for intercity and intracity comparisons. 5. Promote and enhancing capacity in the use of indicators in strategic planning

Key Activities Ø Programme of shared learning Ø Set up National Urban Observatory incl.

Key Activities Ø Programme of shared learning Ø Set up National Urban Observatory incl. linking with national agencies Ø Further Develop CDI and Core Set of Urban Indicators Ø Consultative process to complement technical work ØIndicator Database ØCapacity-Building in compiling and analysing indicators