Rand West City

Local municipality in West Rand, Gauteng

Population 261 053
1 116.8 square kilometres
233.8 people per square kilometre
Rand West City was established on 3 August 2016 through the amalgamation of Randfontein and Westonaria.
Mayor/Executive Mayor
  • Cllr Mzi Khumalo
Municipal Manager
  • Mr Thabo Ndlovu
Deputy Mayor/Executive Mayor
Not Available
Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr Vincent Nkhefa

Contact Details last updated: September 2017

Financial Performance

Audit outcomes

Rand West City was established on 3 August 2016. Annual financial performance indicators will only be available after the end of the July 2014 - June 2015 financial year. Until then, you can explore the historical performance of Randfontein and Westonaria, which became part of Rand West City.

Cash Balance July 2015 - June 2016

Rand West City was established on 3 August 2016. Annual financial performance indicators will only be available after the end of the July 2014 - June 2015 financial year. Until then, you can explore the historical performance of Randfontein and Westonaria, which became part of Rand West City.

Cash Coverage July 2015 - June 2016

Rand West City was established on 3 August 2016. Annual financial performance indicators will only be available after the end of the July 2014 - June 2015 financial year. Until then, you can explore the historical performance of Randfontein and Westonaria, which became part of Rand West City.

Spending of Operating Budget July 2015 - June 2016

Rand West City was established on 3 August 2016. Annual financial performance indicators will only be available after the end of the July 2014 - June 2015 financial year. Until then, you can explore the historical performance of Randfontein and Westonaria, which became part of Rand West City.

Spending of Capital Budget July 2015 - June 2016

Rand West City was established on 3 August 2016. Annual financial performance indicators will only be available after the end of the July 2014 - June 2015 financial year. Until then, you can explore the historical performance of Randfontein and Westonaria, which became part of Rand West City.

Spending on Repairs and Maintenance July 2015 - June 2016

Rand West City was established on 3 August 2016. Annual financial performance indicators will only be available after the end of the July 2014 - June 2015 financial year. Until then, you can explore the historical performance of Randfontein and Westonaria, which became part of Rand West City.

Fruitless and Wasteful Expenditure July 2014 - June 2015

Rand West City was established on 3 August 2016. Annual financial performance indicators will only be available after the end of the July 2014 - June 2015 financial year. Until then, you can explore the historical performance of Randfontein and Westonaria, which became part of Rand West City.

Current Ratio July 2016 - June 2017 Quarter 4

0.4
The value of a municipality's short-term assets as a multiple of its short-term liabilities.
good More than 1.5
average Between 1 and 1.5
bad Less than 1
Did you know?

The current ratio compares the value of a municipality's short-term assets (cash, bank deposits, etc) compared with its short-term liabilities (creditors, loans due and so on). The higher the ratio, the better. The normal range of the current ratio is 1.5 to 2 (the municipality has assets more than 1.5 to 2 times its current debts). Anything less than that and the municipality may struggle to keep up with its payments.

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Reference: Circular 71
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Note: The quarterly summary looks at the state at the end of each quarter. If the monthly data is missing for the last month in the quarter, the previous month in that quarter. If all months are missing, that quarter is shown as blank.

Liquidity Ratio July 2016 - June 2017 Quarter 4

0.2
The municipality's immediate ability to pay its current liabilities
good More than 1
bad Less than 1
Did you know?

Liquidity ratios show the ability of a municipality to pay its current liabilities (monies it owes immediately such as rent and salaries) as they become due, and their long-term liabilities (such as loans) as they become current.

These ratios also show the level of cash the municipality has and / or the ability it has to turn other assets into cash to pay off liabilities and other current obligations.

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Note: The quarterly summary looks at the state at the end of each quarter. If the monthly data is missing for the last month in the quarter, the previous month in that quarter. If all months are missing, that quarter is shown as blank.

Current Debtors Collection Rate July 2016 - June 2017 Quarter 4

58.99%
The percentage of new revenue (generated within the financial year) that a municipality actually collects
good 95% or more
bad Less than 95%
Did you know?

Municipalities don't manage to collect all of the money they earn through rates and service charges. This measure looks at the percentage of new revenue that a municipality collects. It is also referred to as the Current Debtors Collection Ratio.

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Note: The quarterly summary looks at the state at the end of each quarter. If the monthly data is missing for the last month in the quarter, the previous month in that quarter. If all months are missing, that quarter is shown as blank.

Income

Where does Rand West City get its money from?

Rand West City was established on 3 August 2016. Annual financial performance indicators will only be available after the end of the July 2014 - June 2015 financial year. Until then, you can explore the historical performance of Randfontein and Westonaria, which became part of Rand West City.

Where money comes from

Rand West City was established on 3 August 2016. Annual financial performance indicators will only be available after the end of the July 2014 - June 2015 financial year. Until then, you can explore the historical performance of Randfontein and Westonaria, which became part of Rand West City.

Spending - How money is spent

Staff Wages and Salaries July 2015 - June 2016

Rand West City was established on 3 August 2016. Annual financial performance indicators will only be available after the end of the July 2014 - June 2015 financial year. Until then, you can explore the historical performance of Randfontein and Westonaria, which became part of Rand West City.

Contractor Services July 2015 - June 2016

Rand West City was established on 3 August 2016. Annual financial performance indicators will only be available after the end of the July 2014 - June 2015 financial year. Until then, you can explore the historical performance of Randfontein and Westonaria, which became part of Rand West City.

What is Money Spent On?

Rand West City was established on 3 August 2016. Annual financial performance indicators will only be available after the end of the July 2014 - June 2015 financial year. Until then, you can explore the historical performance of Randfontein and Westonaria, which became part of Rand West City.

Resources

Understanding Municipal Finance


Financial Reports

Read more about Local Government Finances and learn about how your money is spent.

Further Reading

Resources from the South African and international community.

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