South Africa | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 11.57  Jan/15 11.57 0.67 : 12.45
Government Bond 10Y 6.85 percent Jan/15 6.85 5.77 : 20.69
Stock Market 51201 Index points Jan/15 51201 4308 : 52242
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 351 USD Billion Dec/13 351 7.36 : 404
GDP Growth Rate 1.4 percent Aug/14 1.4 -6.1 : 7.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.4 percent Aug/14 1.4 -2.6 : 7.1
GDP Constant Prices 3004322 ZAR Million Aug/14 3004322 565040 : 3004322
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 25.4 percent Aug/14 25.4 21.5 : 31.2
Employed Persons 8540000  Aug/14 8540000 3694977 : 8669000
Unemployed Persons 5151 Thousand Aug/14 5151 3873 : 5154
Labor Force Participation Rate 57.1 percent Aug/14 57.1 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 52.98 Million Dec/13 52.98 17.4 : 52.98
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 5.3 percent Dec/14 5.3 0.2 : 20.9
Inflation Rate Mom -0.18 percent Dec/14 -0.18 -0.74 : 4.29
Consumer Price Index CPI 111 Index Points Dec/14 111 1.5 : 111
Producer Prices 115 Index Points Dec/14 115 4.1 : 219
Producer Prices Change 5.8 percent Dec/14 5.8 4.9 : 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 7.2 percent Dec/14 7.2 0.73 : 15.75
Core Consumer Prices 111 Index Points Dec/14 111 78.5 : 111
Core Inflation Rate 5.7 percent Dec/14 5.7 2.9 : 8.34
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 5.75 percent Dec/14 5.75 5 : 23.99
Interbank Rate 5.67 percent Jan/15 5.67 1.58 : 23.5
Money Supply M0 209636 ZAR Million Dec/14 209636 415 : 209636
Money Supply M1 1299917 ZAR Million Nov/14 1299917 1482 : 1299917
Money Supply M2 2261052 ZAR Million Nov/14 2261052 2887 : 2261052
Money Supply M3 2700056 ZAR Million Nov/14 2700056 4796 : 2700056
Foreign Exchange Reserves 535704 ZAR THO Million Nov/14 535704 153 : 556838
Loans to Private Sector 2810158 ZAR Million Nov/14 2810158 4051 : 2810158
Banks Balance Sheet 4189450 ZAR Million Nov/14 4189450 114781 : 4189450
Central Bank Balance Sheet 626341 ZAR Million Dec/14 626341 543 : 626341
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -5704 ZAR Million Nov/14 -5704 -24487 : 10328
Exports 83953 ZAR Million Nov/14 83953 55.8 : 90629
Imports 89656 ZAR Million Nov/14 89656 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 Jul/14 3 2 : 58
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -4 percent of GDP Dec/13 -4 -7.4 : 1
Government Debt to GDP 46.1 percent Dec/13 46.1 27.8 : 46.1
Government Budget Value -17042 ZAR Million Nov/14 -17042 -71492 : 30427
Government Spending 616612 ZAR Million Aug/14 616612 44897 : 616612
Credit Rating 57.44  57.44 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 51  Nov/14 51 10.2 : 91
Manufacturing PMI 50.2  Dec/14 50.2 34.2 : 64.2
Industrial Production -1.3 percent Nov/14 -1.3 -23.2 : 10.4
Industrial Production Mom -2.1 percent Nov/14 -2.1 -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 169 Companies Nov/14 169 63 : 511
Total Vehicle Sales 51231 New Vehicles Dec/14 51231 30470 : 60589
Car Registrations 35927 Cars Dec/14 35927 5155 : 42915
Leading Economic Index 101 Index Points Nov/14 101 23.9 : 103
Mining Production -0.4 percent Nov/14 -0.4 -16.8 : 23.72
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence Nov/14 0 -33 : 23
Retail Sales MoM 1.5 percent Nov/14 1.5 -5 : 4.2
Retail Sales YoY 2.6 percent Nov/14 2.6 -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 Jan/15 9.25 5.5 : 25.5
Private Sector Credit 9.13 percent Nov/14 9.13 -2 : 36
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 28 percent Jan/14 28 28 : 37.8
Personal Income Tax Rate 40 percent Jan/14 40 40 : 40
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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