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South Africa Forecast: Unemployment Rate

1980 - 2023 | Yearly | % | International Monetary Fund - World Economic Outlook

South Africa’s Unemployment Rate is forecasted to be 27.90 % in Dec 2018 as reported by International Monetary Fund - World Economic Outlook. It records an increase from the last reported number of 27.45 % in Dec 2017. Looking ahead, South Africa’s Unemployment Rate is projected to stand at 29.02 % in Dec 2023. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: Unemployment Rate.

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What is South Africa's Forecast: Unemployment Rate in 2023?

Last

29.02

2023
Previous

28.89

2022
Min

9.24

1980
Max

29.02

2023
Unit

%

Frequency

yearly

Range

1980 - 2023

Updated on 17 Apr 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

29.02

2023

28.89

2022

9.24

1980

29.02

2023

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 17 Apr 2018

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South Africa Forecast: Unemployment Rate

Series Details
Series ID

260622601

Name

South Africa Forecast: Unemployment Rate

Country

South Africa

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

International Monetary Fund - World Economic Outlook

First Date

1980

Last Date

2023

Last Updated

17 Apr 2018

Statistics
Mean

22.16

Variance

29.76

Standard deviation

5.45

Skewness

-0.85

Kurtosis

-0.13

Coefficient variation

0.25

Median

23.43

Max
2023

29.02

Min
1980

9.24

Previous observation
2022

28.89

Last observation
2023

29.02

Number of Observations

44

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More Countries for Forecast: Unemployment Rate

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

12.40

2023

12.65

2022

2.81

1982

26.50

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Algeria

17.65

2023

15.93

2022

9.83

2013

29.50

2000

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Argentina

6.00

2023

6.08

2022

3.00

1980

22.45

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Armenia

18.15

2023

18.25

2022

16.20

2013

38.40

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Australia

4.98

2023

4.96

2022

4.25

2008

10.86

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Austria

5.10

2023

5.10

2022

1.60

1980

6.03

2016

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Azerbaijan

4.87

2023

4.89

2022

4.87

2023

11.78

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bahamas

7.76

2023

7.85

2022

6.90

2001

15.89

2011

%

yearly

1986 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bahrain

3.85

2023

3.85

2022

3.36

2015

5.60

2007

%

yearly

2007 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Barbados

9.52

2023

9.56

2022

7.42

2007

24.41

1993

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Belarus

1.02

2023

1.02

2022

0.10

1991

4.02

1996

%

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Belgium

6.61

2023

6.65

2022

6.45

1991

11.50

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Belize

14.70

2023

13.95

2022

7.97

2016

15.00

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bhutan

3.20

2023

3.20

2022

2.30

2005

4.00

2009

%

yearly

2004 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bolivia

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

3.23

2012

8.71

2003

%

yearly

2000 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bosnia and Herzegovina

24.50

2023

23.50

2022

20.50

2017

70.00

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Brazil

9.50

2023

9.50

2022

6.79

2014

14.70

1999

%

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Brunei

6.90

2023

6.90

2022

6.90

2023

9.30

2011

%

yearly

2011 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Bulgaria

5.45

2023

5.45

2022

0.03

1989

18.13

2000

%

yearly

1989 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Canada

6.50

2023

6.39

2022

6.03

2007

12.00

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Cape Verde

8.50

2023

8.50

2022

8.50

2023

26.00

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Chile

6.00

2023

5.97

2022

5.80

2019

21.00

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
China

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

1.80

1985

4.90

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Colombia

9.00

2023

9.00

2022

4.91

1994

15.58

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Costa Rica

7.63

2023

7.63

2022

3.77

1989

9.74

2015

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Croatia

10.00

2023

10.50

2022

9.91

1997

21.78

2002

%

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Cyprus

6.52

2023

6.99

2022

1.80

1990

16.07

2014

%

yearly

1982 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Czech Republic

3.50

2023

3.50

2022

2.89

2017

8.76

2000

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Denmark

5.80

2023

5.80

2022

3.46

2008

9.53

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Dominican Republic

5.10

2023

5.10

2022

4.64

2008

9.54

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Ecuador

4.52

2023

4.52

2022

3.80

2014

13.11

1999

%

yearly

1988 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Egypt

6.34

2023

6.97

2022

6.34

2023

13.37

2014

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
El Salvador

7.05

2023

7.05

2022

5.88

2008

10.15

1988

%

yearly

1988 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Estonia

6.08

2023

6.25

2022

4.59

2007

16.71

2010

%

yearly

1993 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Fiji

4.50

2023

4.50

2022

3.74

1996

12.00

1988

%

yearly

1986 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Finland

6.97

2023

7.03

2022

3.11

1989

16.70

1994

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
France

7.29

2023

7.53

2022

6.35

1980

10.89

1997

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Georgia

11.76

2016

11.95

2015

7.55

1997

16.85

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-10
Germany

3.38

2023

3.42

2022

3.36

1980

11.01

2005

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Greece

14.74

2023

15.00

2022

2.66

1980

27.48

2013

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Honduras

6.01

2023

6.06

2022

2.90

2007

7.38

2015

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Hong Kong

3.09

2023

3.09

2022

1.08

1989

7.92

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Hungary

2.45

2023

2.72

2022

0.04

1985

11.29

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Iceland

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

0.31

1980

7.56

2010

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Indonesia

5.00

2023

5.00

2022

1.52

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Iran

10.29

2023

11.20

2022

9.09

1996

16.63

2001

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Ireland

4.97

2023

5.05

2022

4.20

2001

19.00

1991

%

yearly

1985 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Israel

4.24

2023

4.24

2022

4.24

2023

13.40

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Italy

9.65

2023

9.85

2022

6.13

2007

12.63

2014

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Jamaica

9.01

2023

9.48

2022

9.01

2023

27.58

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Japan

2.87

2023

2.87

2022

2.02

1980

5.36

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Jordan

15.28

2016

13.07

2015

5.36

1984

19.60

1993

%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-10
Kazakhstan

4.95

2023

4.95

2022

4.95

2023

13.46

1999

%

yearly

1994 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
South Korea

3.10

2023

3.10

2022

2.06

1996

6.95

1998

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Kuwait

1.13

2023

1.13

2022

0.50

1992

7.18

1994

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Kyrgyzstan

7.03

2023

7.03

2022

4.11

1994

12.55

2002

%

yearly

1994 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Latvia

7.85

2023

7.83

2022

3.18

1992

20.71

1996

%

yearly

1992 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Lithuania

6.45

2023

6.55

2022

4.25

2007

17.81

2010

%

yearly

1999 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Luxembourg

5.05

2023

5.04

2022

0.72

1980

7.08

2014

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Macau

1.85

2023

1.85

2022

1.70

2014

6.38

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Macedonia

21.53

2023

21.63

2022

21.53

2023

37.25

2005

%

yearly

1996 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Malaysia

2.75

2023

2.75

2022

2.44

1997

8.26

1986

%

yearly

1985 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Malta

4.74

2023

4.74

2022

3.97

2017

12.50

1984

%

yearly

1983 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Mauritius

5.41

2023

5.41

2022

2.73

1991

20.56

1982

%

yearly

1982 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Mexico

3.43

2023

3.40

2022

0.90

1981

6.23

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Moldova

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

2.90

1993

15.00

1994

%

yearly

1993 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Mongolia

7.96

2023

7.96

2022

7.70

2011

11.60

2009

%

yearly

2007 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Morocco

8.26

2023

8.36

2022

8.26

2023

16.00

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Myanmar

4.00

2023

4.00

2022

4.00

2023

4.00

2023

%

yearly

1998 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Netherlands

4.40

2023

4.50

2022

3.06

2000

8.25

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
New Zealand

4.50

2023

4.44

2022

3.58

2007

10.68

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Nicaragua

5.93

2023

6.33

2022

5.00

2007

16.90

1995

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Nigeria

16.48

2017

13.38

2016

5.09

2010

16.48

2017

%

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-17
Norway

3.70

2023

3.70

2022

1.65

1980

5.95

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Pakistan

6.39

2023

6.33

2022

3.07

1987

8.27

2003

%

yearly

1983 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Panama

5.82

2023

5.82

2022

4.05

2012

18.94

1989

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Paraguay

5.79

2023

5.80

2022

3.30

1995

10.80

2002

%

yearly

1983 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Peru

6.71

2023

6.71

2022

4.16

1988

9.90

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Philippines

5.50

2023

5.50

2022

5.47

2016

11.82

2004

%

yearly

1985 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Poland

4.10

2023

3.99

2022

3.87

2020

19.93

2002

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Portugal

5.45

2023

5.55

2022

3.86

1992

16.18

2013

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Romania

5.00

2023

5.00

2022

3.40

1990

10.99

1994

%

yearly

1985 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Russia

5.50

2023

5.50

2022

5.16

2014

13.30

1998

%

yearly

1992 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
San Marino

3.90

2023

4.67

2022

3.02

2007

9.18

2015

%

yearly

2001 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Sao Tome and Principe

9.72

2023

9.94

2022

9.72

2023

17.63

2002

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Saudi Arabia

5.60

2016

5.59

2015

4.34

1999

6.25

2006

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-17
Serbia

12.86

2023

13.15

2022

12.10

2000

24.60

2012

%

yearly

1997 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Seychelles

3.00

2023

3.00

2022

1.72

2008

7.70

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Singapore

2.10

2023

2.10

2022

1.43

1997

6.28

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Slovakia

5.98

2023

6.12

2022

5.98

2023

19.46

2001

%

yearly

1993 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Slovenia

6.20

2023

5.87

2022

4.39

2008

10.14

2013

%

yearly

1992 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
South Africa

29.02

2023

28.89

2022

9.24

1980

29.02

2023

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Spain

13.61

2023

13.68

2022

8.23

2007

26.09

2013

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Sri Lanka

4.40

2023

4.40

2022

4.00

2012

15.90

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Sudan

15.62

2023

15.95

2022

12.03

2011

22.33

1981

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Suriname

3.86

2023

4.61

2022

3.86

2023

13.77

2000

%

yearly

1994 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Sweden

6.60

2023

6.50

2022

2.02

1989

11.15

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Switzerland

2.81

2023

2.85

2022

0.19

1981

5.20

1997

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Syria

8.61

2010

8.14

2009

8.09

2005

16.76

1997

%

yearly

1997 - 2010

Updated on 2015-10-23
Taiwan

3.66

2023

3.66

2022

1.23

1980

5.85

2009

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Tajikistan

2.49

2011

2.20

2010

2.10

2009

2.50

2007

%

yearly

2003 - 2011

Updated on 2015-10-23
Thailand

0.70

2023

0.70

2022

0.66

2011

3.33

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Trinidad and Tobago

3.71

2023

3.79

2022

3.30

2014

22.24

1987

%

yearly

1981 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Tunisia

13.80

2023

14.00

2022

12.40

2007

18.89

2011

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Turkey

10.55

2023

10.55

2022

6.00

2000

13.05

2009

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Ukraine

7.97

2023

8.07

2022

6.35

2007

14.80

1995

%

yearly

1995 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
United Kingdom

4.50

2023

4.50

2022

4.40

2018

11.75

1984

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
United States

3.86

2023

3.59

2022

3.42

2020

9.71

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Uruguay

7.18

2023

7.18

2022

6.32

2012

17.15

2003

%

yearly

1983 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Venezuela

44.31

2023

42.33

2022

6.70

2014

44.31

2023

%

yearly

1999 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Vietnam

2.20

2023

2.20

2022

2.10

2014

12.33

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17

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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

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Business Confidence Growth

12.0

Apr 2018

-8.0

Mar 2018

-37.3

Apr 2009

36.7

Feb 2010

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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

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monthly

Sep 1999 - Apr 2018

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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: % of GDP

49.6

2017

48.2

2016

18.9

2005

49.6

2017

%

yearly

1985 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
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
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