South Africa | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 12.25 Jul/15 12.25 0.67 : 12.45
Government Bond 10Y 8.27 percent Jul/15 8.29 5.77 : 20.69
Stock Market 51888 Index points Jul/15 51807 4320 : 55188
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 351 USD Billion Dec/13 382 7.36 : 404
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 5916 USD Dec/13 5885 3395 : 5916
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 627181 ZAR Million Mar/15 624408 73065 : 640491
GDP per capita PPP 12106 USD Dec/13 12042 9151 : 12106
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 26.4 percent Mar/15 24.3 21.5 : 31.2
Employed Persons 8942000 Mar/15 8989000 3694977 : 8989000
Unemployed Persons 5535 Thousand Mar/15 4909 3873 : 5535
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.6 percent Mar/15 56.8 53.6 : 60.8
Wages 14911 ZAR/Month Dec/14 14795 6742 : 14911
Wages in Manufacturing 15184 ZAR/Month Dec/14 14733 6250 : 15184
Labour Costs 142 Index Points Dec/14 376 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 4.6 percent May/15 4.5 0.2 : 20.9
Inflation Rate Mom 0.3 percent May/15 0.88 -0.74 : 4.29
Consumer Price Index CPI 114 Index Points May/15 114 1.5 : 114
Producer Prices 118 Index Points May/15 117 4.1 : 219
Producer Prices Change 3.6 percent May/15 2.99 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 4.7 percent May/15 5 0.73 : 15.75
Core Consumer Prices 115 Index Points May/15 115 78.5 : 115
Core Inflation Rate 5.7 percent May/15 5.6 2.9 : 8.34
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 5.75 percent May/15 5.75 5 : 23.99
Interbank Rate 5.71 percent Jun/15 5.69 1.58 : 23.5
Money Supply M0 200095 ZAR Million May/15 205426 415 : 209636
Money Supply M1 1308850 ZAR Million May/15 1304079 1482 : 1309180
Money Supply M2 2312319 ZAR Million May/15 2282257 2887 : 2312319
Money Supply M3 2872594 ZAR Million May/15 2837141 4796 : 2872594
Foreign Exchange Reserves 565670 ZAR THO Million May/15 556140 153 : 568524
Loans to Private Sector 2966414 ZAR Million May/15 2936116 4051 : 2966414
Banks Balance Sheet 4348747 ZAR Million Apr/15 4373910 114781 : 4373910
Central Bank Balance Sheet 620777 ZAR Million May/15 619790 543 : 626341
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 4987 ZAR Million May/15 -1443 -24487 : 10328
Exports 88937 ZAR Million May/15 84993 55.8 : 90854
Imports 83950 ZAR Million May/15 86436 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 145082 USD Million Dec/14 142314 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 Feb/15 3 2 : 58
Foreign Direct Investment 1684 ZAR Billion Dec/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 39 percent Dec/14 37 27.8 : 43.5
Government Budget Value -36910 ZAR Million Apr/15 -19450 -71492 : 30427
Government Spending 615646 ZAR Million Mar/15 618660 65991 : 618660
Credit Rating 57.44 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 43 Jun/15 49 10.2 : 91
Manufacturing PMI 50.8 May/15 45.4 34.2 : 64.2
Industrial Production -2 percent Apr/15 4 -23.2 : 10.4
Industrial Production Mom -2 percent Apr/15 1.2 -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 179 Companies May/15 155 63 : 511
Total Vehicle Sales 50251 New Vehicles Jun/15 47622 30470 : 60581
Car Registrations 31201 Cars May/15 30182 5155 : 42915
Competitiveness Index 4.35 Points Jun/15 4.37 4.31 : 4.54
Competitiveness Rank 56 Jun/15 53 35 : 56
Corruption Index 44 Points Jun/14 42 41 : 56.8
Corruption Rank 67 Jun/14 72 23 : 72
Ease of Doing Business 43 Dec/14 41 32 : 43
Leading Economic Index 95.4 Index Points Apr/15 98.5 23.9 : 103
Mining Production 7.7 percent Apr/15 19.5 -16.8 : 23.72
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence -15 Jun/15 -4 -33 : 23
Retail Sales MoM 0.2 percent Apr/15 -0.4 -5 : 4.2
Retail Sales YoY 3.4 percent Apr/15 2.5 -6.8 : 15.4
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 -54323 : 17075
Bank Lending Rate 9.25 percent Jun/15 9.25 5.5 : 25.5
Private Sector Credit 9.53 percent May/15 9.35 -2 : 36
Gasoline Prices 1.1 USD/Liter Jun/15 1.06 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 3 percent Jan/14 3 3 : 3
Social Security Rate For Companies 2 percent Jan/14 2 2 : 2
Social Security Rate For Employees 1 percent Jan/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. 7/3/2015