South Africa | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 12.69 Jul/15 12.7 0.67 : 12.7
Stock Market 46121 Index points Aug/15 46557 4320 : 55188
Government Bond 10Y 8.25 percent Jul/15 8.25 5.77 : 20.69
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 350 USD Billion Dec/14 366 7.36 : 417
GDP Growth Rate 1.3 percent Mar/15 4.1 -6.1 : 7.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.1 percent Mar/15 1.3 -2.6 : 7.1
GDP Constant Prices 3050345 ZAR Million Mar/15 3040251 565040 : 3050345
Gross National Product 2944705 ZAR Million Mar/15 2914842 504385 : 2944705
GDP per capita 6086 USD Dec/14 6090 3544 : 6090
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 627181 ZAR Million Mar/15 624408 73065 : 640491
GDP per capita PPP 12446 USD Dec/14 12454 9546 : 12454
GDP From Agriculture 70444 ZAR Million Mar/15 73705 33531 : 73705
GDP From Construction 104674 ZAR Million Mar/15 104454 14702 : 104674
GDP From Manufacturing 381820 ZAR Million Mar/15 384126 228221 : 391090
GDP From Mining 239744 ZAR Million Mar/15 233985 214554 : 251120
GDP From Public Administration 467364 ZAR Million Mar/15 468270 90907 : 468270
GDP From Services 602667 ZAR Million Mar/15 597066 66256 : 602667
GDP From Transport 256027 ZAR Million Mar/15 255283 89069 : 256027
GDP From Utilities 67812 ZAR Million Mar/15 67692 46747 : 70556
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 25 percent Jun/15 26.4 21.5 : 31.2
Employed Persons 8942000 Mar/15 8989000 3694977 : 8989000
Unemployed Persons 5230 Thousand Jun/15 5535 3873 : 5535
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.1 percent Jun/15 58.6 53.6 : 60.8
Wages 14911 ZAR/Month Dec/14 14795 6742 : 14911
Wages in Manufacturing 14912 ZAR/Month Mar/15 15184 6250 : 15184
Labour Costs 142 Index Points Dec/14 139 1.1 : 142
Population 54 Million Dec/14 52.98 17.4 : 54
Retirement Age Women 60 Dec/15 60 60 : 60
Retirement Age Men 60 Dec/15 60 60 : 65
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 4.7 percent Jun/15 4.6 0.2 : 20.9
Inflation Rate Mom 0.4 percent Jun/15 0.3 -0.74 : 4.29
Consumer Price Index CPI 115 Index Points Jun/15 114 1.5 : 115
Producer Prices 118 Index Points Jun/15 118 4.1 : 219
Producer Prices Change 3.7 percent Jun/15 3.6 2.61 : 8.8
Export Prices 127 Index Points Mar/15 132 0.6 : 135
Import Prices 133 Index Points Mar/15 136 1.2 : 143
Food Inflation 4.3 percent Jun/15 4.7 0.73 : 15.75
Core Consumer Prices 115 Index Points Jun/15 115 78.5 : 115
Core Inflation Rate 5.5 percent Jun/15 5.7 2.9 : 8.34
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 6 percent Jul/15 5.75 5 : 23.99
Interbank Rate 5.68 percent Jul/15 5.71 1.58 : 23.5
Money Supply M0 203837 ZAR Million Jun/15 200095 415 : 209636
Money Supply M1 1315412 ZAR Million Jun/15 1308850 1482 : 1315412
Money Supply M2 2305254 ZAR Million Jun/15 2312319 2887 : 2312319
Money Supply M3 2887071 ZAR Million Jun/15 2872594 4796 : 2887071
Foreign Exchange Reserves 571210 ZAR THO Million Jun/15 565670 153 : 571210
Loans to Private Sector 2950151 ZAR Million Jun/15 2966414 4051 : 2966414
Banks Balance Sheet 4437491 ZAR Million Jun/15 4384535 114781 : 4437491
Central Bank Balance Sheet 625155 ZAR Million Jun/15 620777 543 : 626341
Lending Rate 9.5 percent Jul/15 9.5 5 : 25.5
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 5804 ZAR Million Jun/15 4944 -24487 : 10328
Exports 90280 ZAR Million Jun/15 88829 55.8 : 90854
Imports 84476 ZAR Million Jun/15 83885 66.1 : 110322
Current Account -188675 ZAR Million Mar/15 -198477 -231981 : 15627
Current Account to GDP -5.4 percent Dec/14 -5.8 -7.5 : 6
External Debt 144406 USD Million Mar/15 145082 33262 : 145082
Tourist Arrivals 1235571 Mar/15 1133411 37430 : 1536881
Gold Reserves 125 Tonnes Mar/15 125 123 : 184
Crude Oil Production 3 BBL/D/1K Mar/15 3 2 : 58
Foreign Direct Investment 1695 ZAR Billion Mar/15 1684 1 : 1719
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -3.8 percent of GDP Dec/14 -4 -7.4 : 1
Government Debt to GDP 39 percent Dec/14 37 27.8 : 43.5
Government Budget Value 29891 ZAR Million Jun/15 -16299 -71492 : 30427
Government Spending 615646 ZAR Million Mar/15 618660 65991 : 618660
Credit Rating 57.44 :
Fiscal Expenditure 86816 ZAR Million Jun/15 81828 46 : 125878
Government Revenues 116707 ZAR Million Jun/15 65528 36 : 124581
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 43 Jun/15 49 10.2 : 91
Manufacturing PMI 51.4 Jul/15 51.4 34.2 : 64.2
Industrial Production -1.4 percent May/15 -2 -23.2 : 10.4
Industrial Production Mom -0.4 percent May/15 -2 -8.66 : 10.79
Capacity Utilization 81.5 percent Mar/15 81.5 76.9 : 86.3
Changes in Inventories 8812 ZAR Million Mar/15 3770 -42839 : 45990
Bankruptcies 158 Companies Jun/15 179 63 : 511
Total Vehicle Sales 54112 New Vehicles Jul/15 50038 20555 : 65689
Car Registrations 33035 Cars Jun/15 31201 5155 : 42915
Competitiveness Index 4.35 Points Dec/15 4.37 4.31 : 4.54
Competitiveness Rank 56 Dec/15 53 35 : 56
Corruption Index 44 Points Dec/14 42 41 : 56.8
Corruption Rank 67 Dec/14 72 23 : 72
Ease of Doing Business 43 Dec/14 41 32 : 43
Leading Economic Index 93.4 Index Points May/15 95.4 23.9 : 103
Mining Production 2.7 percent May/15 7.9 -16.8 : 23.72
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence -15 Jun/15 -4 -33 : 23
Retail Sales MoM 0.1 percent May/15 0 -3.6 : 4.2
Retail Sales YoY 2.4 percent May/15 3.4 -6.2 : 15.5
Consumer Spending 1856394 ZAR Million Mar/15 1843463 260612 : 1856394
Disposable Personal Income 2314181 ZAR Million Mar/15 2296674 3393 : 2314181
Personal Savings -53708 ZAR Million Mar/15 -51439 -58737 : 27491
Bank Lending Rate 9.25 percent Jul/15 9.25 5.5 : 25.5
Private Sector Credit 8.14 percent Jun/15 9.35 -2 : 36
Gasoline Prices 1.09 USD/Liter Jul/15 1.1 0.43 : 1.44
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 28 percent Dec/15 28 28 : 37.8
Personal Income Tax Rate 41 percent Dec/15 40 40 : 41
Sales Tax Rate 14 percent Dec/15 14 14 : 14
Social Security Rate 3 percent Dec/14 3 3 : 3
Social Security Rate For Companies 2 percent Dec/14 2 2 : 2
Social Security Rate For Employees 1 percent Dec/14 1 1 : 1




Economic Indicators for South Africa including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for South Africa economy. 8/4/2015