Durban is one of the key locations for contact centre activity in South Africa. Although a smaller industry than its counterparts in India & The Philippines, the offshore call centre industry there has been growing at a considerable rate. The major destinations within South Africa for call centre activity are Johannesburg, Cape Town & Durban. Durban is known for a hard-working workforce many of whom are Indian by descent. English is widely spoken and its own industry is growing. Prices within Durban are comprable with other cities in South Africa but lower than many other offshore call centres. A typical call centre charges between '8 & '10 per productive hour.