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South Africa External Debt: % of GDP

1985 - 2017 | Yearly | % | CEIC

South Africa's External Debt accounted for 49.6 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2017, compared with the ratio of 48.2 % in the previous year. South Africa's External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1985 to Dec 2017. The data reached an all-time high of 49.6 % in Dec 2017 and a record low of 18.9 % in Dec 2005. CEIC calculates External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. South African Reserve Bank provides External Debt in USD. Statistics South Africa provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Federal Reserve Board average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions.

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What was South Africa's External Debt: % of GDP in 2017?

Last

49.6

2017
Previous

48.2

2016
Min

18.9

2005
Max

49.6

2017
Unit

%

Frequency

yearly

Range

1985 - 2017

Updated on 20 Apr 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

49.6

2017

48.2

2016

18.9

2005

49.6

2017

%

yearly

1985 - 2017

Updated on 20 Apr 2018

View South Africa's External Debt: % of GDP from 1985 to 2017 in the chart:

South Africa External Debt: % of GDP

Series Details
Series ID

285457702

Name

South Africa External Debt: % of GDP

Country

South Africa

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generated

First Date

1985

Last Date

2017

Last Updated

20 Apr 2018

Statistics
Mean

28.2

Variance

66.6

Standard deviation

8.2

Skewness

1.2

Kurtosis

0.8

Coefficient variation

0.3

Median

26.0

Max
2017

49.6

Min
2005

18.9

Previous observation
2016

48.2

Last observation
2017

49.6

Number of Observations

33

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More Countries/Regions for External Debt: % of GDP

Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

68.5

2017

73.4

2016

14.8

1996

89.2

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-22
Algeria

2.4

2016

1.8

2015

1.6

2013

75.1

1995

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Argentina

36.7

2017

32.8

2016

25.5

2013

104.0

2004

%

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Armenia

91.3

2017

94.4

2016

29.6

2008

94.4

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Australia

116.4

2017

125.1

2016

43.3

1988

128.5

2015

%

yearly

1988 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Austria

151.2

2017

165.1

2016

80.9

1997

205.6

2008

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Azerbaijan

22.8

Dec 2017

24.3

Sep 2017

5.1

Sep 2008

24.3

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-01
Bangladesh

11.4

2017

11.9

2016

11.4

2017

34.0

1997

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-01-30
Belarus

73.4

Dec 2017

75.0

Sep 2017

16.0

Dec 2000

78.0

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-15
Belgium

256.7

2017

274.1

2016

244.9

2013

323.3

2008

%

yearly

2007 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Bolivia

21.4

2016

20.0

2015

14.6

2008

77.6

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-27
Bosnia and Herzegovina

25.8

2017

29.7

2016

16.6

2008

43.5

1999

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Botswana

9.5

2017

12.3

2016

3.1

2009

13.9

2013

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Brazil

26.5

2017

30.5

2016

15.9

2011

45.1

2002

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Bulgaria

66.1

2017

71.1

2016

57.2

2003

101.3

2009

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Cambodia

48.7

2016

48.6

2015

27.6

2010

48.7

2016

%

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Canada

114.6

2017

115.9

2016

57.4

2007

115.9

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Chile

65.4

2017

66.7

2016

24.0

1973

118.7

1985

%

yearly

1971 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
China

14.0

2017

12.6

2016

5.1

1985

17.0

2014

%

yearly

1985 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Colombia

40.2

2017

42.9

2016

15.3

1980

42.9

2016

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Croatia

87.5

2017

85.6

2016

42.2

1998

108.5

2013

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Cyprus

557.2

2017

588.9

2016

180.7

2004

686.7

2009

%

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Czech Republic

86.5

2017

73.3

2016

28.8

1995

86.5

2017

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Denmark

157.9

2017

160.4

2016

142.9

2005

185.4

2010

%

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Ecuador

38.2

2017

34.1

2016

18.1

2012

115.8

1989

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Egypt

36.2

Sep 2017

33.6

Jun 2017

12.0

Sep 2012

41.5

Jun 2003

%

quarterly

Jun 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-07
Estonia

83.5

2017

90.4

2016

32.9

1996

122.1

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
European Union

121.0

2017

127.6

2016

111.8

2009

128.3

2015

%

yearly

2008 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Finland

184.9

2017

198.8

2016

64.6

1991

227.5

2012

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
France

213.5

2016

209.6

2015

121.9

2004

213.5

2016

%

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Georgia

113.5

2017

110.2

2016

36.5

2006

113.5

2017

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Germany

140.5

2017

148.0

2016

93.5

1999

165.1

2012

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Greece

227.9

2017

247.8

2016

91.1

2003

250.4

2015

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Hong Kong

459.0

2017

422.4

2016

218.2

2002

459.0

2017

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Hungary

103.4

2017

121.6

2016

103.4

2017

180.7

2011

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Iceland

88.7

2017

117.2

2016

54.4

1990

958.0

2008

%

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
India

20.1

2017

23.4

2016

10.7

1980

37.5

1992

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Indonesia

34.7

2017

34.3

2016

25.3

2011

58.3

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-02
Iran

2.0

2017

1.9

2016

1.2

2015

36.2

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Ireland

683.6

2017

766.3

2016

399.2

2002

1,091.5

2010

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Israel

25.4

2017

27.6

2016

25.4

2017

58.5

2002

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Italy

124.2

2017

123.2

2016

79.2

2002

125.2

2015

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Ivory Coast

28.2

2014

26.2

2013

26.2

2013

97.6

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2014

Updated on 2017-02-06
Japan

74.1

2017

74.0

2016

28.1

2003

74.1

2017

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Jordan

73.0

2017

70.5

2016

18.6

1970

223.3

1991

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Kazakhstan

106.2

Dec 2017

108.8

Sep 2017

63.5

Dec 2013

121.5

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Kenya

30.3

2017

26.4

2016

18.4

2011

30.3

2017

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
South Korea

27.3

2017

27.1

2016

17.8

1994

40.6

1998

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Kosovo

33.2

2016

33.3

2015

15.0

2007

33.3

2015

%

yearly

2007 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Kyrgyzstan

107.8

2017

116.3

2016

81.8

2008

120.6

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Laos

37.7

2016

39.5

2015

36.5

2011

101.0

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-14
Latvia

140.9

Dec 2017

142.4

Sep 2017

54.7

Mar 2000

168.1

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-06
Lebanon

54.1

2015

52.9

2014

51.5

2011

90.9

2006

%

yearly

2004 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-25
Lithuania

83.2

2017

85.6

2016

28.3

1996

86.7

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Luxembourg

6,306.7

2017

7,086.9

2016

2,702.0

2002

7,086.9

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Macedonia

73.5

2016

69.4

2015

45.4

2004

73.5

2016

%

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-20
Malawi

39.4

2014

33.6

2013

15.0

2006

39.4

2014

%

yearly

2006 - 2014

Updated on 2017-02-03
Malaysia

65.3

2017

74.5

2016

52.9

2010

74.5

2016

%

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Malta

810.7

2017

849.7

2016

495.3

2004

1,151.1

2012

%

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Mauritius

1,430.4

2017

1,427.9

2016

1,124.7

2014

2,059.1

2011

%

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Mexico

37.9

2017

38.5

2016

17.7

2006

38.5

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Moldova

85.8

2017

92.4

2016

63.8

2008

133.8

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Mongolia

246.9

2017

220.7

2016

26.9

1992

246.9

2017

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Montenegro

61.9

2016

65.6

2015

32.6

2006

69.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Morocco

47.1

2016

44.0

2015

19.7

1974

124.8

1985

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Nepal

17.3

2016

16.1

2015

16.1

2015

47.9

2002

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Netherlands

522.3

2017

549.9

2016

365.5

2003

555.9

2015

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
New Zealand

95.4

2017

98.8

2016

76.9

1994

123.4

2008

%

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Nigeria

5.1

2017

2.8

2016

1.1

2008

57.2

1991

%

yearly

1985 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Norway

162.2

2017

169.6

2016

95.8

2004

171.8

2008

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Pakistan

27.2

2017

26.5

2016

24.1

2015

41.8

2002

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Panama

29.7

2017

29.2

2016

27.0

2012

65.2

1995

%

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Paraguay

56.7

2016

58.3

2015

52.6

2014

244.8

2002

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-30
Peru

35.7

2017

38.2

2016

28.1

2011

99.1

1985

%

yearly

1980 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-07
Philippines

23.3

2017

24.5

2016

23.3

2017

76.4

2001

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-07
Poland

66.5

2017

75.9

2016

32.4

1996

75.9

2016

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Portugal

211.1

2017

215.3

2016

63.4

1996

237.7

2012

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Qatar

83.0

2010

85.7

2009

40.0

2005

85.7

2009

%

yearly

2000 - 2010

Updated on 2018-04-20
Romania

49.7

2017

54.7

2016

18.1

1995

75.5

2012

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Russia

32.9

2017

39.8

2016

26.3

2011

90.9

1999

%

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Serbia

69.9

2017

76.5

2016

48.3

2004

135.0

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-10
Singapore

432.2

2017

448.3

2016

420.8

2012

508.8

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Slovakia

110.8

2017

90.9

2016

28.9

1995

110.8

2017

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Slovenia

100.4

2017

110.9

2016

48.8

2002

125.5

2014

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
South Africa

49.6

2017

48.2

2016

18.9

2005

49.6

2017

%

yearly

1985 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Spain

166.7

2016

168.6

2015

74.4

2000

168.6

2015

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-23
Sri Lanka

59.6

2017

57.9

2016

38.8

2008

60.5

1994

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Sudan

40.6

2016

45.4

2015

40.6

2016

132.3

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Sweden

178.1

2017

175.7

2016

91.8

1997

201.4

2009

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Switzerland

268.9

2017

262.5

2016

176.4

1999

296.0

2007

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Taiwan

31.7

2017

32.5

2016

10.5

2000

33.5

2014

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-02-23
Tajikistan

32.7

2016

27.9

2015

22.7

2014

108.2

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017-04-03
Thailand

35.3

Dec 2017

35.5

Sep 2017

26.4

Jun 2009

37.4

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Tunisia

55.8

2012

52.6

2011

49.4

2008

62.6

2003

%

yearly

2002 - 2012

Updated on 2018-04-20
Turkey

53.2

2017

47.3

2016

26.1

1990

55.8

2001

%

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Ukraine

103.9

2017

121.7

2016

11.8

1993

130.4

2015

%

yearly

1993 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
United Kingdom

313.4

2017

310.5

2016

116.0

1987

403.1

2008

%

yearly

1987 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
United States

98.1

2017

96.8

2016

60.3

2003

99.9

2011

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Uruguay

65.3

2017

75.5

2016

38.2

2011

109.8

2003

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Venezuela

22.7

2014

33.0

2013

17.2

2008

48.6

2003

%

yearly

1997 - 2014

Updated on 2018-04-30
Vietnam

26.3

2015

25.8

2014

22.0

2008

29.7

2004

%

yearly

2002 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-24
Yemen

20.9

2013

22.6

2012

19.4

2008

34.2

2004

%

yearly

2004 - 2013

Updated on 2018-04-20

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Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Aluminum: Exports

1,319,133.86

2016

1,048,009.24

2015

697,284.69

1998

2,201,370.62

2007

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Bank Lending Rate

10.00

08 May 2018

10.00

07 May 2018

4.50

16 Oct 1949

25.50

18 Oct 1998

% pa

daily

31 Dec 1948 - 08 May 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Business Confidence Growth

12.0

Apr 2018

-8.0

Mar 2018

-37.3

Apr 2009

36.7

Feb 2010

% Point

monthly

Sep 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Business Confidence: Net Balance

1.8

Apr 2018

-6.2

Mar 2018

-29.8

Apr 2009

21.7

Apr 2002

% Point

monthly

Sep 1999 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

3.50

Mar 2018

3.91

Feb 2018

0.63

Jun 2010

15.64

Jan 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Coal Consumption

85.11

2016

83.35

2015

24.34

1966

93.82

2009

TOE mn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Coal Production

142.44

2016

142.89

2015

74.86

1981

148.23

2014

TOE mn

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-4.4

2017

-4.2

2016

-6.6

1993

0.7

2007

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Consumer Confidence Growth

31.0

Mar 2018

2.2

Dec 2017

-38.0

Jun 1985

31.0

Mar 2018

% Point

quarterly

Jun 1983 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Consumer Confidence: Net Balance

26.0

Mar 2018

-8.0

Dec 2017

-33.0

Jun 1985

26.0

Mar 2018

% Point

quarterly

Jun 1982 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

3.8

Mar 2018

4.0

Feb 2018

0.2

Jan 2004

20.9

Jan 1986

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Container Port Throughput

4,355,320.00

2016

4,597,907.00

2015

3,726,313.00

2009

4,693,914.00

2013

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-25
Core CPI Change

4.11

Mar 2018

4.14

Feb 2018

2.90

Feb 2011

8.33

May 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Credit to Households

112.84

Sep 2017

115.67

Jun 2017

94.82

Dec 2015

167.38

Jun 2011

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

244.07

Sep 2017

246.47

Jun 2017

6.10

Mar 1965

290.48

Jun 2011

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 1965 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
Current Account Balance

-2,524.8

Dec 2017

-1,872.7

Sep 2017

-6,172.5

Sep 2013

2,630.6

Mar 1980

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector

8.90

Sep 2017

8.80

Jun 2017

7.60

Dec 2013

12.10

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
Direct Investment Abroad

-232.9

Dec 2017

4,430.7

Sep 2017

-5,055.3

Jun 2001

5,099.8

Sep 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Domestic Credit

318,850.6

Mar 2018

316,255.4

Feb 2018

6,566.0

Mar 1965

326,708.5

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Domestic Credit Growth

6.9

Mar 2018

6.2

Feb 2018

-0.9

Apr 2010

30.1

Jul 1981

%

monthly

Mar 1966 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Electricity Production

21,563

Mar 2018

19,565

Feb 2018

10,439

Feb 1985

23,801

Jul 2007

GWh

monthly

Jan 1985 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Employed Persons

16,171,025.87

Dec 2017

16,191,669.89

Sep 2017

13,647,783.70

Sep 2010

16,212,250.45

Mar 2017

Person

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Equity Market Index

58,252.1

Apr 2018

55,474.5

Mar 2018

60.7

Apr 1961

59,772.8

Nov 2017

02Jan2002=100

monthly

Jan 1960 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Exchange Rate against USD

12.107

Apr 2018

11.842

Mar 2018

0.668

Jul 1974

16.325

Jan 2016

ZAR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01
Exports: ICT Goods

1,034,752.35

2016

999,223.86

2015

388,281.69

2002

1,440,959.55

2014

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

1,573.66

2016

375.13

2015

375.13

2015

1,633.99

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

1,017.75

2016

683.92

2015

211.30

2000

1,075.15

2003

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

434,837.24

2016

503,401.06

2015

171,106.37

1998

686,927.69

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

121,803.34

2016

69,821.59

2015

10,048.24

2002

258,483.36

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
External Debt

173,319.0

Dec 2017

163,311.0

Sep 2017

21,185.0

Dec 1988

173,319.0

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1985 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
External Debt: Short Term

32,898.0

Dec 2017

33,995.0

Sep 2017

7,736.0

Sep 2003

34,042.0

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

9.4

2017

10.1

2016

4.9

2004

10.1

2016

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

5.50

2023

5.50

2022

1.43

2004

18.41

1986

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-15.45

2023

-14.65

2022

-21.57

2013

5.11

1987

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

3.28

2023

3.28

2022

-18.52

2009

11.04

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

15,357.28

2023

15,059.18

2022

4,630.88

1980

15,357.28

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Expenditure

2,408.38

2023

2,231.91

2022

238.50

2000

2,408.38

2023

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Net Debt

4,116.76

2023

3,798.95

2022

399.44

2000

4,116.76

2023

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Revenue

2,117.73

2023

1,963.12

2022

223.94

2000

2,117.73

2023

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

7,335.90

2023

7,165.85

2022

1,792.07

1985

8,083.13

2011

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Population

62.13

2023

61.16

2022

29.08

1980

62.13

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

1.83

2023

1.83

2022

-2.14

1992

6.62

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

29.02

2023

28.89

2022

9.24

1980

29.02

2023

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Foreign Direct Investment

-995.3

Dec 2017

1,231.9

Sep 2017

-1,430.4

Dec 2006

6,557.1

Jun 2001

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

-1.1

Dec 2017

1.4

Sep 2017

-2.1

Dec 2006

20.4

Jun 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Exchange Reserves

41,829.0

Mar 2018

41,929.0

Feb 2018

5,584.0

Jan 2003

42,735.0

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-16
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

12.22

Dec 2017

12.12

Sep 2017

3.48

Dec 2003

13.50

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

5.6

Mar 2018

5.5

Feb 2018

2.4

Oct 2004

7.2

Dec 2015

NA

monthly

Oct 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Portfolio Investment

6,926.54

Dec 2017

6,364.83

Sep 2017

-6,099.54

Dec 2008

8,648.38

Mar 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
GDP Deflator Growth

5.7

Dec 2017

6.2

Sep 2017

0.0

Sep 1962

27.1

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
GDP per Capita

6,268.98

2017

5,381.43

2016

410.20

1957

8,066.35

2011

USD

yearly

1957 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Gold Production

145,000.00

2017

145,000.00

2016

144,515.00

2015

619,201.00

1993

kg

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-02-01
Gold Reserves

5,330.00

Mar 2018

5,317.00

Feb 2018

147.32

May 1961

7,492.77

Sep 1980

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Government Debt: % of GDP

53.0

2017

51.6

2016

26.5

2008

53.0

2017

%

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

16,421.10

Dec 2017

16,383.06

Sep 2017

361.55

Jun 1960

20,848.09

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Gross National Product

86,628.83

Dec 2017

85,657.12

Sep 2017

1,723.40

Mar 1960

107,525.39

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Gross Savings Rate

15.8

Dec 2017

16.0

Sep 2017

14.4

Dec 2012

42.4

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
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 2018-04-20
Household Debt

149,279.7

Dec 2017

152,556.9

Sep 2017

4,410.0

Mar 1969

205,443.3

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1969 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Household Debt: % of GDP

43.7

2017

44.4

2016

25.8

1980

54.2

2007

%

yearly

1969 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Imports: ICT Goods

6,440,541.44

2016

7,000,632.54

2015

2,857,675.86

2002

8,453,001.09

2013

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Medicament

398,723.63

2016

461,212.97

2015

14,505.80

2000

461,212.97

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

77,468.24

2016

73,312.91

2015

8,907.40

2000

80,522.77

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

3,521,608.51

2016

3,662,848.03

2015

1,303,080.23

2001

4,139,209.90

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Imports: Television

127,081.11

2016

161,984.38

2015

54,650.05

2002

319,224.24

2010

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Industrial Production Index Growth

0.8

Feb 2018

1.3

Jan 2018

-20.1

Apr 2009

23.2

Apr 1964

%

monthly

Jan 1962 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Investment: % of GDP

18.5

Dec 2017

19.1

Sep 2017

11.3

Dec 1993

40.6

Sep 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-09
Labour Force Participation Rate

58.8

Dec 2017

59.9

Sep 2017

55.0

Dec 2010

60.5

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-13
Labour Productivity Growth

0.82

Dec 2017

-0.94

Sep 2017

-3.84

Dec 2015

8.38

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

37.35

2017

35.45

2016

23.13

2004

43.02

2013

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Liquid Assets Ratio

9.8

Dec 2017

9.7

Nov 2017

3.5

May 2002

10.0

Sep 1989

%

monthly

Mar 1988 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-09
Long Term Interest Rate

8.57

Apr 2018

8.33

Mar 2018

6.73

Apr 2013

10.65

Jun 2008

% pa

monthly

Aug 2006 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

332.4

2017

312.2

2016

0.2

2010

332.4

2017

%

yearly

1975 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-09
Minerals Production

316,812,764.00

2016

319,271,916.00

2015

293,820,974.00

2009

324,079,437.00

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

142,481.38

Mar 2018

140,131.37

Feb 2018

2,074.80

Mar 1965

142,481.38

Mar 2018

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-09
Money Supply M2

235,651.74

Mar 2018

232,848.94

Feb 2018

4,041.80

Mar 1965

246,531.71

Apr 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Monthly Earnings

1,467

Nov 2017

1,518

Aug 2017

968

Feb 2009

1,877

Aug 2011

USD

quarterly

Nov 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Motor Vehicle Production

589,951.00

Dec 2017

599,004.00

Dec 2016

246,092.00

Jun 2014

615,658.00

Dec 2015

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Registered

9,600.41

2015

9,319.19

2014

6,872.00

2005

9,600.41

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-27
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

186,117.00

Dec 2017

186,117.00

Dec 2016

90,459.00

Jun 2012

241,455.00

Dec 2007

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

369,598.65

Dec 2017

361,289.00

Dec 2016

180,690.00

Jun 2016

481,558.00

Dec 2006

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicles Sales

49,233

Mar 2018

46,267

Feb 2018

25,377

Apr 2003

63,675

Sep 2012

Unit

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-09
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

1.1

Mar 2018

-4.0

Feb 2018

-37.9

Apr 2009

56.0

Aug 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-09
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

1,962.90

2016

2,003.00

2015

1,962.90

2016

3,744.00

2010

Cub m mn

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Natural Gas: Consumption

0.50

2016

0.49

2015

0.02

1982

0.50

2016

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1980 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Natural Gas: Imports

3,942.00

2016

3,749.00

2015

600.00

2003

3,942.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Nominal GDP

88,114.1

Dec 2017

89,175.1

Sep 2017

1,853.6

Mar 1960

109,785.3

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Nominal GDP Growth

7.76

Dec 2017

7.56

Sep 2017

4.33

Jun 1961

36.82

Sep 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

142.34

Sep 2017

141.79

Jun 2017

1.08

Mar 1966

142.34

Sep 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

3.70

Sep 2017

3.19

Jun 2017

-8.82

Sep 1985

40.90

Jun 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Non Performing Loans Ratio

3.1

Jan 2018

2.8

Dec 2017

2.1

Jan 2008

6.0

Nov 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2008 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-08
Non-Performing Loans

9,629.94

Jan 2018

8,250.47

Dec 2017

6,179.64

Jan 2008

19,976.47

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

4,522,850.00

2016

4,131,055.00

2015

650,013.00

1960

5,492,838.00

1999

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Mobile

82,412,880.00

2016

87,999,492.00

2015

0.00

1988

87,999,492.00

2015

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Oil Consumption

560.11

2016

582.89

2015

117.73

1965

582.89

2015

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
P/E ratio

18.17

Apr 2018

17.72

Mar 2018

15.89

Jun 2013

30.53

Jan 2017

NA

monthly

Apr 2013 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Policy Rate

6.50

Apr 2018

6.50

Mar 2018

5.00

Dec 2013

13.50

May 2003

% pa

monthly

Nov 1999 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Population

56.5

2017

55.6

2016

17.4

1960

56.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Private Consumption Expenditure

52,335.38

Dec 2017

52,778.82

Sep 2017

1,149.05

Mar 1960

65,512.40

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Private Consumption: % of GDP

62.3

Dec 2017

58.4

Sep 2017

47.6

Jun 1980

66.9

Dec 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-09
Public Consumption Expenditure

18,460.55

Dec 2017

18,660.95

Sep 2017

169.05

Mar 1960

22,057.67

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-09
Public Consumption: % of GDP

21.1

Dec 2017

20.9

Sep 2017

8.6

Jun 1963

21.5

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-09
Real Effective Exchange Rate

93.4

Feb 2018

91.4

Jan 2018

63.9

Dec 2001

143.5

Aug 1983

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1970 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-09
Real GDP Growth

1.9

Dec 2017

1.3

Sep 2017

-4.5

Mar 1983

9.4

Sep 1967

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Real Residential Property Price Index

97.30

Sep 2017

97.66

Jun 2017

45.84

Mar 1997

120.10

Dec 2007

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

-1.04

Sep 2017

-2.01

Jun 2017

-21.70

Sep 1985

30.93

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Retail Sales Growth

4.9

Feb 2018

3.0

Jan 2018

-6.2

Apr 2009

14.2

Sep 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Short Term Interest Rate

6.99

Apr 2018

6.87

Mar 2018

4.92

Sep 2012

22.15

Feb 1985

% pa

monthly

Dec 1980 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Silver Production

35.00

2015

37.00

2014

35.00

2015

222.00

1986

Metric Ton

yearly

1986 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tax Revenue

10,966.48

Mar 2018

10,968.44

Feb 2018

1,487.03

Apr 2002

12,108.41

Mar 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Teledensity: Fixed Line

8.07

2016

7.47

2015

3.72

1960

12.19

1999

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

147.13

2016

159.16

2015

0.00

1988

159.16

2015

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

278,787.79

Dec 2017

258,349.33

Nov 2017

35,325.12

Dec 1986

346,503.07

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1986 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-09
Total Exports

8,299.7

Mar 2018

7,614.3

Feb 2018

3,545.7

Jan 2006

10,098.9

Sep 2011

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-09
Total Exports Growth

-2.7

Mar 2018

3.1

Feb 2018

-33.4

Aug 2009

58.8

Oct 2008

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-09
Total Imports

7,499.7

Mar 2018

7,665.3

Feb 2018

3,946.9

Feb 2005

9,975.4

Oct 2014

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Total Imports Growth

-1.1

Mar 2018

9.9

Feb 2018

-41.8

Jul 2009

67.1

Oct 2006

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Tourism Revenue

333

Feb 2018

333

Jan 2018

172

Jun 2005

422

Jun 2010

USD mn

monthly

Sep 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Tourism Revenue Growth

-3.4

Feb 2018

1.7

Jan 2018

-34.8

Jun 2011

49.4

Jun 2010

%

monthly

Sep 2005 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Trade Balance

800.1

Mar 2018

-51.0

Feb 2018

-2,224.0

Jan 2018

2,192.5

Dec 2010

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Unemployment Rate

26.70

Dec 2017

27.70

Sep 2017

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-13
Visitor Arrivals

10,044,000

2016

8,904,000

2015

4,488,000

1995

10,044,000

2016

Person

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-09
Visitor Arrivals Growth

12.8

2016

-6.8

2015

-26.9

2009

15.2

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20