South Africa | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 12.03  May/15 11.8 0.67 : 12.45
Government Bond 10Y 8.17 percent May/15 7.95 5.77 : 20.69
Stock Market 52963 Index points May/15 54440 4320 : 55188
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 351 USD Billion Dec/13 382 7.36 : 404
GDP Growth Rate 1.3 percent Feb/15 4.1 -6.1 : 7.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.1 percent Feb/15 1.3 -2.6 : 7.1
GDP Constant Prices 3050345 ZAR Million Feb/15 3040251 565040 : 3050345
Gross National Product 2914842 ZAR Million Nov/14 2900658 504385 : 2914842
GDP per capita 5916 USD Dec/13 5885 3395 : 5916
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 624408 ZAR Million Nov/14 620442 73065 : 640491
GDP per capita PPP 12106 USD Dec/13 12042 9151 : 12106
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 26.4 percent Feb/15 24.3 21.5 : 31.2
Employed Persons 8989000  Dec/14 8540000 3694977 : 8989000
Unemployed Persons 5535 Thousand Feb/15 4909 3873 : 5535
Labor Force Participation Rate 56.8 percent Nov/14 57.1 53.6 : 60.8
Wages 14911 ZAR/Month Nov/14 14795 6742 : 14911
Wages in Manufacturing 15184 ZAR/Month Nov/14 14733 6250 : 15184
Labour Costs 376 Index Points Aug/14 367 3.2 : 376
Population 54 Million Dec/14 52.98 17.4 : 54
Retirement Age Women 60  Jan/15 60 60 : 60
Retirement Age Men 60  Jan/15 60 60 : 65
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 4.5 percent Apr/15 4 0.2 : 20.9
Inflation Rate Mom 0.88 percent Apr/15 1.43 -0.74 : 4.29
Consumer Price Index CPI 114 Index Points Apr/15 113 1.5 : 114
Producer Prices 116 Index Points Mar/15 114 4.1 : 219
Producer Prices Change 3.11 percent Mar/15 2.61 2.61 : 8.8
Export Prices 132 Index Points Nov/14 135 0.6 : 135
Import Prices 136 Index Points Nov/14 141 1.2 : 143
Food Inflation percent Apr/15 5.8 0.73 : 15.75
Core Consumer Prices 115 Index Points Apr/15 114 78.5 : 115
Core Inflation Rate 5.6 percent Apr/15 5.7 2.9 : 8.34
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 5.75 percent May/15 5.75 5 : 23.99
Interbank Rate 5.69 percent May/15 5.71 1.58 : 23.5
Money Supply M0 205426 ZAR Million Apr/15 203529 415 : 209636
Money Supply M1 1309180 ZAR Million Mar/15 1259405 1482 : 1309180
Money Supply M2 2274806 ZAR Million Mar/15 2224560 2887 : 2274806
Money Supply M3 2795817 ZAR Million Mar/15 2744364 4796 : 2795817
Foreign Exchange Reserves 470400 ZAR THO Million Apr/15 565428 153 : 568524
Loans to Private Sector 2908454 ZAR Million Mar/15 2879152 4051 : 2908454
Banks Balance Sheet 4373910 ZAR Million Mar/15 4278431 114781 : 4373910
Central Bank Balance Sheet 619790 ZAR Million Apr/15 623328 543 : 626341
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 483 ZAR Million Mar/15 -8725 -24487 : 10328
Exports 91344 ZAR Million Mar/15 76591 55.8 : 91344
Imports 90862 ZAR Million Mar/15 85316 66.1 : 110322
Current Account -198000 ZAR Million Nov/14 -223000 -232000 : 14045
Current Account to GDP -5.4 percent Dec/14 -5.8 -7.5 : 6
External Debt 145082 USD Million Dec/14 142314 33262 : 145082
Tourist Arrivals 1399328  Jan/15 1447598 37430 : 1536881
Gold Reserves 125 Tonnes Nov/14 125 123 : 184
Crude Oil Production BBL/D/1K Dec/14 3 2 : 58
Foreign Direct Investment 1684 ZAR Billion Nov/14 1715 1 : 1719
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -3.8 percent of GDP Dec/14 -4 -7.4 : 1
Government Debt to GDP 46.1 percent Dec/13 42.5 27.8 : 46.1
Government Budget Value -19450 ZAR Million Mar/15 17524 -71492 : 30427
Government Spending 618660 ZAR Million Nov/14 617193 65991 : 618660
Credit Rating 57.44  :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 49  Feb/15 51 10.2 : 91
Manufacturing PMI 45.4  Apr/15 47.9 34.2 : 64.2
Industrial Production 3.8 percent Mar/15 -0.4 -23.2 : 10.4
Industrial Production Mom 1.2 percent Mar/15 0.85 -8.66 : 10.79
Capacity Utilization 81.5 percent Nov/14 80.7 76.9 : 86.3
Changes in Inventories 3770 ZAR Million Nov/14 2858 -42839 : 45990
Bankruptcies 208 Companies Mar/15 158 63 : 511
Total Vehicle Sales 44254 New Vehicles Apr/15 55142 30470 : 60589
Car Registrations 30182 Cars Apr/15 35550 5155 : 42915
Leading Economic Index 98.5 Index Points Mar/15 98.7 23.9 : 103
Mining Production 18.8 percent Mar/15 7.8 -16.8 : 23.72
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence -4  Feb/15 0 -33 : 23
Retail Sales MoM -0.5 percent Mar/15 1.6 -5 : 4.2
Retail Sales YoY percent Mar/15 3.7 -6.8 : 15.4
Consumer Spending 1843463 ZAR Million Nov/14 1836090 260612 : 1843463
Disposable Personal Income 2296674 ZAR Million Nov/14 2264354 3393 : 2296674
Personal Savings -51439 ZAR Million Nov/14 -52349 -54323 : 17075
Bank Lending Rate 9.25 percent May/15 9.25 5.5 : 25.5
Private Sector Credit 8.88 percent Mar/15 8.67 -2 : 36
Gasoline Prices 1.08 USD/Liter Apr/15 0.93 0.43 : 1.44
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 28 percent Jan/15 28 28 : 37.8
Personal Income Tax Rate 41 percent Apr/15 40 40 : 41
Sales Tax Rate 14 percent Jan/15 14 14 : 14
Social Security Rate percent Jan/14 3 3 : 3
Social Security Rate For Companies percent Jan/14 2 2 : 2
Social Security Rate For Employees percent Jan/14 1 1 : 1




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