The economic potential of Joinville, the sixth city in Brazil that grew the most in 10 years
According to data disclosed in the Joinville institutional profile in Data 2014, consolidated by Perini Business Park, the economic potential of the largest city in Santa Catarina in terms of number of inhabitants, follows an increasing line, being the sixth in the country that grew the most in the last 10 years.
The region has a strong industrial pole covering the segments of metal mechanics, plastics, textiles, information technology, wood, among others. Favorable points for Joinville are the facilitated logistics structure served by five ports and four airports within a 200 km radius.
The impacts of this growth fall directly on the entire chain of consumer goods and services in the region. We have gathered the main data for you to check.
Joinville in data:
- More than 546 thousands inhabitants, the largest city in the state in number of inhabitants
- Less than 100 km from the region's four major ports and next to BR101 and other main highways connecting the country Mercosur.
- State's most important economic, technological and industrial center.
- State's largest industrial park with 1.600 industries and 13.400 business.
- GDP of R$ 18.4 billion
- GDP per capita of R$ 35.800.
- 13th highest HDI (Human Development Index) of Brazil
- Sixth city in Brazil with the highest growth in ten years.
- Santa Catarina's leader in number of exporting firms and second municipality in the state by volume of exports (US$ 1.676 billion) and imports (US$ 1.648 billion) in 2011
- Third largest tax revenue collection of ICMS in 2011
- More than 183 thousand workers with a formal contract.
- Joinville is among the 100 best Brazilian cities to invest in business, appearing in 56th position by the ranking of the consultancy Urban Systems.