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National Accounts Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
GDP Deflator Growth

6.5

Dec/2016

6.8

Sep/2016

0.0

Sep/1962

27.1

Mar/1980

%

quarterly

Mar/1961 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Real GDP Growth

0.4

Dec/2016

0.6

Sep/2016

-4.5

Mar/1983

9.4

Sep/1967

%

quarterly

Mar/1961 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

20.6

Dec/2016

20.4

Sep/2016

8.6

Jun/1963

21.5

Mar/2010

%

quarterly

Mar/1960 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Investment: % of GDP

18.1

Dec/2016

21.5

Sep/2016

11.3

Dec/1993

40.6

Sep/1981

%

quarterly

Mar/1960 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

62.5

Dec/2016

58.6

Sep/2016

47.6

Jun/1980

66.9

Dec/1996

%

quarterly

Mar/1960 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
GDP per Capita

5,364.96

Dec/2016

5,849.76

Dec/2015

410.20

Dec/1957

8,066.35

Dec/2011

USD

yearly

Dec/1957 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Nominal GDP

79,837.5

Dec/2016

77,720.8

Sep/2016

1,853.6

Mar/1960

110,183.2

Jun/2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar/1960 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Gross Savings Rate

17.0

Dec/2016

16.2

Sep/2016

14.4

Dec/2012

42.4

Mar/1980

%

quarterly

Mar/1960 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Production Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth

-2.4

Feb/2017

0.1

Jan/2017

-19.8

Apr/2009

23.2

Apr/1964

%

monthly

Jan/1962 - Feb/2017

Updated on Apr/2017
Construction and Properties Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
House Prices Growth

7.3

Nov/2016

6.5

Oct/2016

-9.0

Jul/1985

41.5

May/1981

%

monthly

Jan/1967 - Nov/2016

Updated on Dec/2016
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-4.1

Dec/2016

-4.2

Dec/2015

-6.6

Dec/1993

0.7

Dec/2007

%

yearly

Dec/1990 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
National Government Debt

168,749.6

Feb/2017

164,613.3

Jan/2017

3,407.6

Feb/1960

168,749.6

Feb/2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan/1960 - Feb/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Government Debt: % of GDP

51.7

Dec/2016

49.3

Dec/2015

26.5

Dec/2008

51.7

Dec/2016

%

yearly

Dec/1960 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Monthly Earnings

1,326

Nov/2016

1,252

Aug/2016

968

Feb/2009

1,877

Aug/2011

USD

quarterly

Nov/2004 - Nov/2016

Updated on Apr/2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

59.2

Dec/2016

59.1

Sep/2016

55.0

Dec/2010

59.6

Mar/2008

%

quarterly

Mar/2008 - Dec/2016

Updated on Feb/2017
Unemployment Rate

26.50

Dec/2016

27.10

Sep/2016

21.50

Dec/2008

27.10

Sep/2016

%

quarterly

Mar/2008 - Dec/2016

Updated on Feb/2017
Labour Productivity Growth

0.37

Dec/2016

0.64

Sep/2016

-3.82

Dec/2015

8.38

Mar/2010

%

quarterly

Mar/2009 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Population

55.9

Jun/2016

55.0

Jun/2015

17.4

Jun/1960

55.9

Jun/2016

Person mn

yearly

Jun/1960 - Jun/2016

Updated on Sep/2016
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consumer Confidence Growth

3.6

Dec/2016

1.5

Sep/2016

-38.0

Jun/1985

30.0

Sep/1994

% Point

quarterly

Jun/1983 - Dec/2016

Updated on Jan/2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

2.1

Mar/2017

-0.1

Feb/2017

-37.9

Apr/2009

56.0

Aug/2010

%

monthly

Jan/2004 - Mar/2017

Updated on Apr/2017
Retail Sales Growth

-0.3

Feb/2017

-0.9

Jan/2017

-6.2

Apr/2009

14.0

Sep/2006

%

monthly

Jan/2003 - Feb/2017

Updated on Apr/2017
Motor Vehicles Sales: Unit

48,534

Mar/2017

48,097

Feb/2017

25,377

Apr/2003

63,675

Sep/2012

Unit

monthly

Jan/2003 - Mar/2017

Updated on Apr/2017
Consumer Confidence Net Balance

-10.2

Dec/2016

-3.0

Sep/2016

-33.0

Jun/1985

23.0

Mar/2007

% Point

quarterly

Jun/1982 - Dec/2016

Updated on Jan/2017
Inflation Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

6.1

Mar/2017

6.3

Feb/2017

0.2

Jan/2004

20.9

Jan/1986

%

monthly

Jan/1958 - Mar/2017

Updated on Apr/2017
Producer Price Index Growth

5.6

Feb/2017

5.9

Jan/2017

2.7

Feb/2015

8.8

Apr/2014

%

monthly

Jan/2013 - Feb/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Foreign Trade Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Total Imports Growth

-10.0

Feb/2017

2.3

Jan/2017

-41.8

Jul/2009

67.1

Oct/2006

%

monthly

Oct/2005 - Feb/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Total Imports

6,259.9

Feb/2017

6,750.5

Jan/2017

3,946.9

Feb/2005

9,975.4

Oct/2014

USD mn

monthly

Oct/2004 - Feb/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Trade Balance

395.4

Feb/2017

-828.1

Jan/2017

-2,207.1

Oct/2007

2,192.5

Dec/2010

USD mn

monthly

Oct/2004 - Feb/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Total Exports Growth

-3.0

Feb/2017

12.4

Jan/2017

-33.4

Aug/2009

58.8

Oct/2008

%

monthly

Oct/2005 - Feb/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Total Exports

6,655.4

Feb/2017

5,922.4

Jan/2017

3,545.7

Jan/2006

10,098.9

Sep/2011

USD mn

monthly

Oct/2004 - Feb/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Balance of Payments Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
External Debt: % of GDP

48.4

Dec/2016

39.1

Dec/2015

18.9

Dec/2005

48.4

Dec/2016

%

yearly

Dec/1985 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Current Account Balance

-1,375.5

Dec/2016

-2,945.1

Sep/2016

-6,055.6

Sep/2013

2,630.6

Mar/1980

USD mn

quarterly

Mar/1960 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.6

Dec/2016

0.6

Sep/2016

-2.1

Dec/2006

20.4

Jun/2001

%

quarterly

Mar/1985 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

10.4

Dec/2016

9.2

Dec/2015

4.9

Dec/2004

10.4

Dec/2016

%

yearly

Dec/1994 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
External Debt

142,833.0

Dec/2016

143,044.0

Sep/2016

21,185.0

Dec/1988

145,082.0

Dec/2014

USD mn

quarterly

Dec/1985 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-1.7

Dec/2016

-3.8

Sep/2016

-11.0

Mar/1971

13.9

Mar/1980

%

quarterly

Mar/1960 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
External Debt: Short Term

30,785.0

Dec/2016

33,064.0

Sep/2016

7,736.0

Sep/2003

34,042.0

Dec/2014

USD mn

quarterly

Dec/2002 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Direct Investment Abroad

1,401.9

Dec/2016

102.7

Sep/2016

-5,055.3

Jun/2001

5,099.8

Sep/2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar/1985 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Foreign Direct Investment

465.1

Dec/2016

497.9

Sep/2016

-1,430.4

Dec/2006

6,557.1

Jun/2001

USD mn

quarterly

Mar/1985 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

1,171.14

Dec/2016

3,941.74

Sep/2016

-6,099.54

Dec/2008

8,648.38

Mar/2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar/1985 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Monetary Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Domestic Credit Growth

8.6

Feb/2017

8.9

Jan/2017

-0.9

Apr/2010

30.1

Jul/1981

%

monthly

Mar/1966 - Feb/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Household Debt

138,771.1

Dec/2016

136,170.0

Sep/2016

4,410.0

Mar/1969

204,408.3

Jun/2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar/1969 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Domestic Credit

266,815.9

Feb/2017

259,025.9

Jan/2017

6,566.0

Mar/1965

326,708.5

Jul/2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar/1965 - Feb/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

6.2

Feb/2017

5.8

Jan/2017

2.4

Oct/2004

7.2

Dec/2015

NA

monthly

Oct/2004 - Feb/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

44.5

Dec/2016

46.2

Dec/2015

25.8

Dec/1980

54.2

Dec/2007

%

yearly

Dec/1969 - Dec/2016

Updated on Mar/2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.9

Jan/2017

2.9

Dec/2016

2.1

Jan/2008

6.0

Nov/2009

%

monthly

Jan/2008 - Jan/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
M2 Growth

6.0

Feb/2017

7.1

Jan/2017

-1.2

Feb/2010

37.5

Sep/1988

%

monthly

Mar/1966 - Feb/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

39,004.0

Feb/2017

39,140.0

Jan/2017

5,584.0

Jan/2003

41,971.0

Feb/2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan/2001 - Feb/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Banking Statistics Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio

9.6

Jan/2017

9.9

Dec/2016

3.5

May/2002

10.0

Sep/1989

%

monthly

Mar/1988 - Jan/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Real Effective Exchange Rate

86.2

Jan/2017

85.5

Dec/2016

63.9

Dec/2001

143.5

Aug/1983

2005=100

monthly

Jan/1970 - Jan/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Exchange Rate against USD

12.920

Mar/2017

13.191

Feb/2017

0.668

Jul/1974

16.325

Jan/2016

ZAR/USD

monthly

Jan/1957 - Mar/2017

Updated on Apr/2017
Long Term Interest Rate

8.78

Mar/2017

8.78

Feb/2017

6.73

Apr/2013

10.65

Jun/2008

% pa

monthly

Aug/2006 - Mar/2017

Updated on Apr/2017
Policy Rate

7.00

Mar/2017

7.00

Feb/2017

5.00

Dec/2013

13.50

May/2003

% pa

monthly

Nov/1999 - Mar/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Short Term Interest Rate

7.29

Mar/2017

7.19

Feb/2017

4.92

Sep/2012

22.15

Feb/1985

% pa

monthly

Dec/1980 - Mar/2017

Updated on Apr/2017
Energy Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Electricity Production

19,152

Feb/2017

20,786

Jan/2017

10,439

Feb/1985

23,801

Jul/2007

GWh

monthly

Jan/1985 - Feb/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Tourism Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-6.8

Dec/2015

0.1

Dec/2014

-26.9

Dec/2009

15.2

Dec/1998

%

yearly

Dec/1996 - Dec/2015

Updated on Apr/2017
Tourism Revenue

302

Feb/2017

288

Jan/2017

172

Jun/2005

409

Jun/2010

USD mn

monthly

Sep/2004 - Feb/2017

Updated on Apr/2017
Visitor Arrivals

8,904,000

Dec/2015

9,549,000

Dec/2014

4,488,000

Dec/1995

9,592,000

Dec/2008

Person

yearly

Dec/1995 - Dec/2015

Updated on Apr/2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

3.6

Feb/2017

4.6

Jan/2017

-34.0

Jun/2011

48.1

Jun/2010

%

monthly

Sep/2005 - Feb/2017

Updated on Apr/2017
Business and Economic Survey Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Business Confidence: Net Balance

4.4

Mar/2017

5.0

Feb/2017

-29.9

Apr/2009

22.2

Apr/2002

% Point

monthly

Sep/1999 - Mar/2017

Updated on Apr/2017
Business Confidence Growth

3.2

Mar/2017

9.4

Feb/2017

-37.3

Apr/2009

36.9

Feb/2010

% Point

monthly

Sep/2000 - Mar/2017

Updated on Apr/2017
Financial Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Equity Market Index

52,056.1

Mar/2017

51,146.0

Feb/2017

60.7

Apr/1961

54,440.4

Apr/2015

02Jan2002=100

monthly

Jan/1960 - Mar/2017

Updated on Mar/2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

313.1

Dec/2016

289.6

Dec/2015

0.2

Dec/2010

313.1

Dec/2016

%

yearly

Dec/1975 - Dec/2016

Updated on Apr/2017
P/E ratio

22.86

Mar/2017

21.00

Feb/2017

15.89

Jun/2013

30.53

Jan/2017

NA

monthly

Apr/2013 - Mar/2017

Updated on Apr/2017