This report contains development indicators for Amathole municipality for the period 2000 to 2010. Indicators are provided for economic growth and transformation, demographics, poverty and income, labour force, crime, infrastructure and services and health.The aim of the report is to provide up-to date information than can be utilised by municipalities, government departments, consultants and others in driving socio-economic planning and development in the regions of the Eastern Cape.The narrative report compares Amathole municipality with the Eastern Cape and South Africa. Attached to the report are summary tables for the district, local municipalities and the Eastern Cape. These summary tables provide statistics "at your fingertips” for a range of indicators.The report was commissioned by ECSECC and developed by Quantec. Unless otherwise is stated, this report uses data from the Quantec database. The Quantec database utilises the 2006 election demarcation boundaries.