South Africa | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 11.53  Feb/15 11.53 0.67 : 12.45
Government Bond 10Y 7.64 percent Feb/15 7.64 5.77 : 20.69
Stock Market 53344 Index points Feb/15 53344 4320 : 53375
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 351 USD Billion Dec/13 351 7.36 : 404
GDP Growth Rate 4.1 percent Nov/14 4.1 -6.1 : 7.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.3 percent Nov/14 1.3 -2.6 : 7.1
GDP Constant Prices 3040250 ZAR Million Nov/14 3040250 565040 : 3040250
Gross National Product 2898560 ZAR Million Aug/14 2898560 504385 : 2902981
GDP per capita 5916 USD Dec/13 5916 3395 : 5916
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 619196 ZAR Million Aug/14 619196 73065 : 640491
GDP per capita PPP 12106 USD Dec/13 12106 9151 : 12106
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 24.3 percent Nov/14 24.3 21.5 : 31.2
Employed Persons 8540000  Aug/14 8540000 3694977 : 8669000
Unemployed Persons 4909 Thousand Nov/14 4909 3873 : 5154
Labor Force Participation Rate 56.8 percent Nov/14 56.8 53.6 : 60.8
Wages 14911 ZAR Nov/14 14911 6742 : 14911
Wages in Manufacturing 14419 ZAR Aug/14 14419 6250 : 14419
Labour Costs 366 Index Points May/14 366 3.2 : 366
Population 54 Million Dec/14 54 17.4 : 54
Retirement Age Women 60  Jan/14 60 60 : 60
Retirement Age Men 60  Jan/14 60 60 : 65
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 4.4 percent Jan/15 4.4 0.2 : 20.9
Inflation Rate Mom -0.18 percent Jan/15 -0.18 -0.74 : 4.29
Consumer Price Index CPI 111 Index Points Jan/15 111 1.5 : 111
Producer Prices 114 Index Points Jan/15 114 4.1 : 219
Producer Prices Change 3.55 percent Jan/15 3.55 3.55 : 8.8
Export Prices 135 Index Points Aug/14 135 0.6 : 135
Import Prices 141 Index Points Aug/14 141 1.2 : 143
Food Inflation 6.5 percent Jan/15 6.5 0.73 : 15.75
Core Consumer Prices 112 Index Points Jan/15 112 78.5 : 112
Core Inflation Rate 5.78 percent Jan/15 5.78 2.9 : 8.34
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 5.75 percent Jan/15 5.75 5 : 23.99
Interbank Rate 5.67 percent Feb/15 5.67 1.58 : 23.5
Money Supply M0 197914 ZAR Million Jan/15 197914 415 : 209636
Money Supply M1 1239869 ZAR Million Jan/15 1239869 1482 : 1299917
Money Supply M2 2225488 ZAR Million Jan/15 2225488 2887 : 2261052
Money Supply M3 2720252 ZAR Million Jan/15 2720252 4796 : 2720252
Foreign Exchange Reserves 551754 ZAR THO Million Jan/15 551754 153 : 568524
Loans to Private Sector 2869123 ZAR Million Jan/15 2869123 4051 : 2869123
Banks Balance Sheet 4289102 ZAR Million Jan/15 4289102 114781 : 4289102
Central Bank Balance Sheet 604778 ZAR Million Jan/15 604778 543 : 626341
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -24215 ZAR Million Jan/15 -24215 -24487 : 10328
Exports 67083 ZAR Million Jan/15 67083 55.8 : 90629
Imports 91298 ZAR Million Jan/15 91298 66.1 : 110322
Current Account -230000 ZAR Million Aug/14 -230000 -235000 : 14045
Current Account to GDP -5.8 percent Dec/13 -5.8 -7.5 : 6
External Debt 142314 USD Million Aug/14 142314 33262 : 142314
Tourist Arrivals 1277825  Mar/14 1277825 37430 : 1536881
Gold Reserves 125 Tonnes Aug/14 125 123 : 184
Crude Oil Production BBL/D/1K Sep/14 3 2 : 58
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -3.8 percent of GDP Dec/14 -3.8 -7.4 : 1
Government Debt to GDP 46.1 percent Dec/13 46.1 27.8 : 46.1
Government Budget Value -29212 ZAR Million Jan/15 -29212 -71492 : 30427
Government Spending 616612 ZAR Million Aug/14 616612 65991 : 616612
Credit Rating 57.44  57.44 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 51  Nov/14 51 10.2 : 91
Manufacturing PMI 54.2  Jan/15 54.2 34.2 : 64.2
Industrial Production 1.1 percent Dec/14 1.1 -23.2 : 10.4
Industrial Production Mom 2.3 percent Dec/14 2.3 -8.66 : 10.79
Capacity Utilization 80.7 percent Aug/14 80.7 76.9 : 86.3
Changes in Inventories 1148 ZAR Million Aug/14 1148 -42839 : 45990
Bankruptcies 136 Companies Jan/15 136 63 : 511
Total Vehicle Sales 51924 New Vehicles Jan/15 51924 30470 : 60589
Car Registrations 36923 Cars Jan/15 36923 5155 : 42915
Leading Economic Index 99.9 Index Points Dec/14 99.9 23.9 : 103
Mining Production -2 percent Dec/14 -2 -16.8 : 23.72
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence Nov/14 0 -33 : 23
Retail Sales MoM -0.2 percent Dec/14 -0.2 -5 : 4.2
Retail Sales YoY 3.4 percent Dec/14 3.4 -6.8 : 15.4
Consumer Spending 1833785 ZAR Million Aug/14 1833785 260612 : 1833785
Disposable Personal Income 2260875 ZAR Million Aug/14 2260875 3393 : 2260875
Personal Savings -52395 ZAR Million Aug/14 -52395 -54323 : 17075
Bank Lending Rate 9.25 percent Feb/15 9.25 5.5 : 25.5
Private Sector Credit 9.15 percent Jan/15 9.15 -2 : 36
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 28 percent Jan/14 28 28 : 37.8
Personal Income Tax Rate 41 percent Apr/15 41 40 : 41
Sales Tax Rate 14 percent Jan/14 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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