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South Africa Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

1985 - 2017 | Quarterly | % | CEIC

South Africa's Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a growth equal to 0.3 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Jun 2017, compared with a growth equal to 0.8 % in the previous quarter. South Africa's Foreign Direct Investment: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1985 to Jun 2017. The data reached an all-time high of 20.4 % in Jun 2001 and a record low -2.1 % in Dec 2006. CEIC calculates Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Foreign Direct Investment and quarterly Nominal GDP. South African Reserve Bank provides Foreign Direct Investment in local currency. Statistics South Africa provides Nominal GDP in local currency.

In the latest reports of South Africa, Current Account recorded a deficit of 2.1 USD bn in Jun 2017. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 293.8 USD mn in Jun 2017. South Africa's Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 2.3 USD bn in Jun 2017. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 5.7 USD bn in Jun 2017. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 86.8 USD bn in Jun 2017.

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What was South Africa's Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP in Jun 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

0.3

Jun 2017

0.8

Mar 2017

-2.1

Dec 2006

20.4

Jun 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017

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Foreign Direct Investment: % of Nominal GDP: Quarterly: South Africa

Series Details
Series ID

299276402

Name

Foreign Direct Investment: % of Nominal GDP: Quarterly: South Africa

Country

South Africa

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generate

First Date

Mar 1985

Last Date

Jun 2017

Last Updated

14 Sep 2017

Statistics
Mean

1.00

Variance

5.05

Standard deviation

2.25

Skewness

5.53

Kurtosis

43.45

Coefficient variation

2.24

Median

0.58

Max
Jun 2001

20.38

Min
Dec 2006

-2.14

Previous observation
Mar 2017

0.81

Last observation
Jun 2017

0.34

Number of Observations

130

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Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
United States

1.7

Jun 2017

2.0

Mar 2017

-1.8

Mar 2014

6.1

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Canada

0.0

Jun 2017

2.3

Mar 2017

-2.6

Jun 2004

17.7

Dec 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
France

1.7

Jun 2017

3.5

Mar 2017

-1.5

Sep 2014

7.1

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Germany

0.7

Jun 2017

3.6

Mar 2017

-3.7

Mar 2004

33.2

Mar 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Italy

1.3

Jun 2017

0.6

Mar 2017

-4.1

Sep 2009

8.2

Mar 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 1988 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Japan

0.4

Jun 2017

0.3

Mar 2017

-1.2

Jun 2006

1.2

Jun 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
United Kingdom

1.5

Jun 2017

2.6

Mar 2017

-11.9

Jun 2009

23.8

Sep 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Austria

-0.4

Jun 2017

4.1

Mar 2017

-29.2

Dec 2010

92.2

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Belgium

-9.5

Jun 2017

3.1

Mar 2017

-21.4

Dec 2015

84.1

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bulgaria

1.5

Jun 2017

3.0

Mar 2017

-2.5

Sep 2010

31.0

Jun 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Cyprus

15.1

Jun 2017

84.1

Mar 2017

-59.7

Sep 2011

713.5

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Czech Republic

3.2

Jun 2017

6.8

Mar 2017

-4.3

Sep 2011

25.0

Jun 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Denmark

-1.8

Jun 2017

-3.1

Mar 2017

-18.4

Dec 2012

61.0

Jun 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Estonia

6.4

Jun 2017

0.2

Mar 2017

-17.0

Jun 2015

25.0

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Finland

17.8

Jun 2017

21.5

Mar 2017

-16.7

Sep 2009

21.5

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Greece

2.3

Jun 2017

2.7

Mar 2017

-1.4

Mar 2012

4.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Hungary

-3.9

Jun 2017

10.5

Mar 2017

-60.5

Jun 2009

222.0

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Iceland

-3.6

Jun 2017

-7.9

Mar 2017

-22.8

Sep 2008

62.0

Dec 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Ireland

36.8

Jun 2017

12.8

Mar 2017

-37.8

Dec 2011

218.4

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Latvia

2.4

Jun 2017

2.7

Mar 2017

-3.7

Dec 2001

12.9

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Lithuania

1.9

Jun 2017

-1.5

Mar 2017

-5.6

Jun 2012

19.4

Sep 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Argentina

1.0

Jun 2017

2.5

Mar 2017

-1.0

Jun 2014

4.3

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Luxembourg

2,265.7

Jun 2017

466.4

Mar 2017

-500.8

Dec 2016

2,265.7

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Malta

28.7

Jun 2017

23.0

Mar 2017

-66.9

Dec 2013

478.8

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Bolivia

1.4

Mar 2017

-0.9

Dec 2016

-6.5

Dec 2005

18.8

Dec 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Mar 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Netherlands

8.3

Jun 2017

52.8

Mar 2017

-42.5

Dec 2015

126.9

Sep 2007

%

quarterly

Jun 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Norway

0.1

Jun 2017

-1.8

Mar 2017

-25.0

Dec 2016

17.0

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Brazil

3.0

Sep 2017

2.4

Jun 2017

0.3

Mar 1995

7.1

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Poland

-1.9

Jun 2017

1.7

Mar 2017

-1.9

Jun 2017

11.3

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Chile

-0.5

Jun 2017

4.2

Mar 2017

-0.6

Dec 2006

18.8

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Portugal

2.5

Jun 2017

6.7

Mar 2017

-6.3

Dec 2004

18.8

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Colombia

4.9

2016

4.0

2015

1.8

2003

7.0

2005

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Romania

1.1

Jun 2017

4.0

Mar 2017

-0.1

Dec 2010

12.7

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Slovakia

4.1

Jun 2017

12.1

Mar 2017

-4.1

Dec 2009

12.1

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Slovenia

0.7

Jun 2017

3.8

Mar 2017

-2.7

Jun 2009

13.2

Dec 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Ecuador

0.7

Jun 2017

0.7

Mar 2017

-2.1

Dec 2007

7.8

Dec 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Mexico

2.1

Jun 2017

4.1

Mar 2017

-0.2

Jun 2010

8.8

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Spain

1.1

Jun 2017

4.4

Mar 2017

-3.1

Dec 2014

11.9

Dec 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Panama

10.4

Jun 2017

9.2

Mar 2017

2.0

Sep 2009

13.3

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Sweden

2.3

Jun 2017

3.0

Mar 2017

-7.2

Dec 2011

61.5

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1982 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Paraguay

1.8

Jun 2017

1.3

Mar 2017

-9.7

Mar 2002

9.8

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Switzerland

29.0

Jun 2017

7.7

Mar 2017

-8.8

Sep 2016

29.0

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Peru

0.5

Jun 2017

4.7

Mar 2017

-4.6

Sep 2014

15.3

Jun 1994

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Uruguay

1.6

Jun 2017

0.5

Mar 2017

-2.4

Jun 2013

18.3

Jun 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Venezuela

0.1

2014

0.7

2013

-2.5

1976

7.2

1997

%

yearly

1970 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Algeria

1.0

2016

-0.2

2015

-0.2

2015

2.2

2001

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Australia

6.0

Jun 2017

2.7

Mar 2017

-21.5

Jun 2005

19.3

Dec 2004

%

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bangladesh

0.9

2016

0.9

2015

0.1

2002

1.3

2005

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Brunei

2.2

Dec 2015

2.2

Sep 2015

-0.6

Dec 2014

10.4

Jun 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2015

Updated on Mar 2017
Cambodia

11.3

2016

9.3

2015

9.3

2015

13.1

2012

%

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Bahrain

0.9

2016

-2.6

2015

-2.6

2015

11.5

2013

%

yearly

2012 - 2016

Updated on 2017
China

0.7

Jun 2017

1.3

Mar 2017

0.7

Jun 2017

6.9

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Botswana

0.4

Mar 2017

0.7

Dec 2016

-0.4

Mar 2016

13.0

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Hong Kong

46.9

Jun 2017

39.3

Mar 2017

-17.0

Dec 2002

102.9

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
India

1.7

Jun 2017

1.5

Mar 2017

0.7

Mar 2005

4.1

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Israel

2.4

Jun 2017

2.8

Mar 2017

-1.5

Dec 2014

16.7

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1972 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Jordan

6.5

Jun 2017

5.3

Mar 2017

-1.6

Jun 1993

39.4

Mar 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
South Korea

0.7

Jun 2017

1.3

Mar 2017

-0.4

Sep 1980

2.9

Jun 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Malawi

6.0

2016

8.1

2015

-1.3

1991

10.2

2011

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Malaysia

2.6

Jun 2017

3.4

Mar 2017

-1.8

Dec 2009

8.4

Jun 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Laos

6.3

2016

8.3

2015

0.3

2002

8.5

1996

%

yearly

1988 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Macau

0.7

2016

0.7

2015

-1.9

2009

29.2

2007

%

yearly

1982 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nepal

0.5

2017

0.3

2016

-0.1

2006

0.6

2012

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2017
New Zealand

2.1

Jun 2017

1.5

Mar 2017

-19.1

Dec 2003

10.1

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Pakistan

0.8

2017

0.8

2016

0.0

1977

3.4

2007

%

yearly

1977 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Singapore

17.9

Jun 2017

24.7

Mar 2017

-11.1

Jun 2003

43.3

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Sri Lanka

1.9

Jun 2017

0.5

Mar 2017

0.4

Mar 2016

3.0

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Taiwan

0.5

Jun 2017

0.7

Mar 2017

-1.9

Mar 2011

5.6

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Vietnam

6.1

2016

6.1

2015

-0.0

1985

11.9

1994

%

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Albania

6.5

Jun 2017

6.9

Mar 2017

5.5

Jun 2014

14.3

Jun 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Armenia

0.9

Jun 2017

3.6

Mar 2017

-1.9

Dec 2014

33.8

Mar 1998

%

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Azerbaijan

7.6

Jun 2017

11.5

Mar 2017

3.2

Dec 2013

12.6

Jun 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Belarus

0.4

Jun 2017

6.9

Mar 2017

-1.4

Jun 2016

19.7

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

1.3

Jun 2017

4.1

Mar 2017

-0.9

Sep 2009

9.3

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Croatia

1.4

Jun 2017

4.2

Mar 2017

-4.3

Dec 2015

20.0

Dec 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Georgia

8.9

Jun 2017

12.8

Mar 2017

2.3

Mar 1998

23.3

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Kazakhstan

6.0

Jun 2017

7.4

Mar 2017

-6.1

Dec 2010

64.8

Dec 1999

%

quarterly

Dec 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Kyrgyzstan

6.5

Jun 2017

-3.9

Mar 2017

-5.0

Mar 2014

33.9

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Macedonia

2.0

Jun 2017

9.2

Mar 2017

-3.6

Dec 2014

41.3

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Moldova

2.1

Jun 2017

2.5

Mar 2017

-1.3

Jun 1999

22.7

Mar 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Mongolia

12.0

Jun 2017

6.1

Mar 2017

-145.3

Jun 2016

50.5

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Mauritius

157.7

Jun 2017

182.9

Mar 2017

-58.5

Mar 2013

658.8

Jun 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Montenegro

13.3

Jun 2017

13.9

Mar 2017

-11.6

Mar 2016

29.5

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Russia

3.3

Jun 2017

1.4

Mar 2017

-1.8

Dec 2005

7.5

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Serbia

6.4

Jun 2017

7.2

Mar 2017

3.3

Mar 2013

7.2

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Tajikistan

0.6

Jun 2017

-4.9

Mar 2017

-9.8

Mar 2016

2.5

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Turkey

1.0

Jun 2017

1.6

Mar 2017

-0.5

Sep 2000

7.0

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Ukraine

3.4

Jun 2017

2.2

Mar 2017

-1.3

Mar 2014

25.5

Dec 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Morocco

3.5

Jun 2017

2.1

Mar 2017

0.9

Sep 2016

5.1

Dec 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Nigeria

1.0

Jun 2017

1.0

Mar 2017

0.4

Dec 2015

2.5

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Oman

2.5

2016

-3.1

2015

-3.7

1974

7.9

2007

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Qatar

0.5

Jun 2017

0.9

Mar 2017

-1.0

Dec 2012

2.2

Sep 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Saudi Arabia

1.1

Jun 2017

1.0

Mar 2017

1.0

Mar 2014

10.7

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
South Africa

0.3

Jun 2017

0.8

Mar 2017

-2.1

Dec 2006

20.4

Jun 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Sudan

1.0

2016

1.9

2015

0.0

1996

7.8

2006

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Syria

2.4

2010

4.8

2009

-0.0

1980

4.8

2009

%

yearly

1980 - 2010

Updated on 2017
Tunisia

1.6

Jun 2017

1.8

Mar 2017

-3.5

Mar 2011

28.8

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Yemen

-2.1

2016

-0.0

2015

-5.1

1995

16.8

1993

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
United Arab Emirates

2.6

2016

2.5

2015

-1.2

1999

6.8

2004

%

yearly

1972 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Egypt

4.6

Mar 2017

4.0

Dec 2016

-1.2

Dec 2011

12.5

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Sep 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Kuwait

0.4

2016

0.3

2015

0.3

2015

2.1

2011

%

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Ivory Coast

1.3

2016

1.5

2015

-2.1

1992

3.5

1997

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
European Union

2.5

Jun 2017

7.4

Mar 2017

-1.1

Dec 2008

14.2

Mar 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Kenya

0.6

2016

1.0

2015

0.0

2001

4.0

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Iran

0.8

2016

0.5

2015

-0.1

1990

2.3

2002

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Lebanon

4.8

2015

6.1

2014

4.8

2015

15.5

2005

%

yearly

2004 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Kosovo

5.3

Jun 2017

5.2

Mar 2017

-0.3

Jun 2014

11.3

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017

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Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

51.6

2016

49.3

2015

26.5

2008

51.6

2016

%

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Business Confidence: Net Balance

-4.4

Oct 2017

-10.2

Sep 2017

-29.9

Apr 2009

22.2

Apr 2002

% Point

monthly

Sep 1999 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

293.8

Jun 2017

680.4

Mar 2017

-1,430.4

Dec 2006

6,557.1

Jun 2001

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Imports Growth

6.0

Sep 2017

-1.4

Aug 2017

-41.8

Jul 2009

67.1

Oct 2006

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Money Supply M2

203,649.26

Sep 2017

200,137.95

Aug 2017

4,041.80

Mar 1965

246,531.71

Apr 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

1,966.02

2022

1,820.48

2021

223.94

2000

1,966.02

2022

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Production

599,004.00

Dec 2016

288,372.00

Jun 2016

246,092.00

Jun 2014

615,658.00

Dec 2015

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2001 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Real GDP Growth

0.5

Jun 2017

0.7

Mar 2017

-4.5

Mar 1983

9.4

Sep 1967

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Labour Productivity Growth

-2.35

Jun 2017

-2.34

Mar 2017

-3.82

Dec 2015

8.38

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

6.3

Sep 2017

7.8

Aug 2017

-0.9

Apr 2010

30.1

Jul 1981

%

monthly

Mar 1966 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

312.5

2016

289.6

2015

0.2

2010

312.5

2016

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

7,423.0

Sep 2017

7,370.3

Aug 2017

3,946.9

Feb 2005

9,975.4

Oct 2014

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

5.52

Sep 2017

5.73

Aug 2017

0.63

Jun 2010

15.64

Jan 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

6,859.74

2022

6,717.63

2021

1,792.07

1985

8,083.13

2011

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
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
Public Consumption: % of GDP

20.3

Jun 2017

20.7

Mar 2017

8.6

Jun 1963

21.5

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Retail Sales Growth

4.4

Sep 2017

5.5

Aug 2017

-6.0

Apr 2009

14.1

Sep 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Equity Market Index

58,980.1

Oct 2017

55,579.9

Sep 2017

60.7

Apr 1961

58,980.1

Oct 2017

02Jan2002=100

monthly

Jan 1960 - Oct 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Domestic Credit

276,260.3

Sep 2017

274,875.5

Aug 2017

6,566.0

Mar 1965

326,708.5

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.8

Sep 2017

2.8

Aug 2017

2.1

Jan 2008

6.0

Nov 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Visitor Arrivals

8,904,000

2015

9,549,000

2014

4,488,000

1995

9,592,000

2008

Person

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Core CPI Change

4.64

Sep 2017

4.55

Aug 2017

2.90

Feb 2011

8.33

May 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure

2,220.23

2022

2,069.97

2021

238.50

2000

2,220.23

2022

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

186,117.00

Dec 2016

91,771.00

Jun 2016

90,459.00

Jun 2012

241,455.00

Dec 2007

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Gold Production

140,000.00

2016

144,515.00

2015

140,000.00

2016

619,201.00

1993

kg

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Population

56.5

2017

55.6

2016

17.4

1960

56.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

44.5

2016

46.2

2015

25.8

1980

54.2

2007

%

yearly

1969 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

7.40

Oct 2017

7.11

Sep 2017

4.92

Sep 2012

22.15

Feb 1985

% pa

monthly

Dec 1980 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

3,918.62

2022

3,605.52

2021

399.44

2000

3,918.62

2022

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

361,289.00

Dec 2016

180,690.00

Jun 2016

180,690.00

Jun 2016

481,558.00

Dec 2006

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

5.4

Jun 2017

5.2

Mar 2017

0.0

Sep 1962

27.1

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Unemployment Rate

27.70

Sep 2017

27.70

Jun 2017

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Direct Investment Abroad

2,304.4

Jun 2017

750.4

Mar 2017

-5,055.3

Jun 2001

5,099.8

Sep 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Long Term Interest Rate

9.60

Oct 2017

9.13

Sep 2017

6.73

Apr 2013

10.65

Jun 2008

% pa

monthly

Aug 2006 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Total Exports

7,726.9

Sep 2017

7,822.5

Aug 2017

3,545.7

Jan 2006

10,098.9

Sep 2011

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Bank Lending Rate

10.25

20 Nov 2017

10.25

19 Nov 2017

4.50

16 Oct 1949

25.50

18 Oct 1998

% pa

daily

31 Dec 1948 - 20 Nov 2017

Updated on 20 Nov 2017
Consumer Confidence: Net Balance

-9.0

Jun 2017

-5.0

Mar 2017

-33.0

Jun 1985

23.0

Mar 2007

% Point

quarterly

Jun 1982 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
External Debt: % of GDP

48.3

2016

39.1

2015

18.9

2005

48.3

2016

%

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

5.2

Sep 2017

4.2

Aug 2017

2.7

Feb 2015

8.8

Apr 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2013 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Trade Balance

303.9

Sep 2017

452.2

Aug 2017

-2,207.1

Oct 2007

2,192.5

Dec 2010

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Tax Revenue

7,662.85

Sep 2017

7,721.81

Aug 2017

1,487.03

Apr 2002

12,108.41

Mar 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

15,011.61

2022

14,640.36

2021

4,630.88

1980

15,011.61

2022

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
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
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
Consumer Confidence Growth

1.6

Jun 2017

3.9

Mar 2017

-38.0

Jun 1985

30.0

Sep 1994

% Point

quarterly

Jun 1983 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

13.697

Oct 2017

13.170

Sep 2017

0.668

Jul 1974

16.325

Jan 2016

ZAR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

41,018.0

Oct 2017

41,424.0

Sep 2017

5,584.0

Jan 2003

41,971.0

Feb 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-6.8

2015

0.1

2014

-26.9

2009

15.2

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Non-Performing Loans

8,107.26

Sep 2017

8,105.72

Aug 2017

6,179.64

Jan 2008

19,976.47

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.22

2022

2.20

2021

-2.14

1992

6.62

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Silver Production

69.00

2014

68.78

2013

67.30

2012

222.00

1986

Metric Ton

yearly

1986 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-4.2

2016

-4.2

2015

-6.6

1993

0.7

2007

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

5.1

Sep 2017

4.8

Aug 2017

0.2

Jan 2004

20.9

Jan 1986

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Real Effective Exchange Rate

87.1

Jul 2017

89.1

Jun 2017

63.9

Dec 2001

143.5

Aug 1983

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1970 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gross National Product

84,857.83

Jun 2017

81,466.71

Mar 2017

1,723.40

Mar 1960

107,525.39

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gross Savings Rate

16.3

Jun 2017

17.2

Mar 2017

14.4

Dec 2012

42.4

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

59.9

Jun 2017

60.5

Mar 2017

55.0

Dec 2010

60.5

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-2.4

Jun 2017

-2.0

Mar 2017

-11.0

Mar 1971

13.9

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
M2 Growth

5.2

Apr/2017

5.1

Mar/2017

-1.2

Feb/2010

37.5

Sep/1988

%

monthly

Mar/1966 - Apr/2017

Updated on May/2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

51,451.41

Jun 2017

50,577.87

Mar 2017

1,149.05

Mar 1960

65,512.40

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

240.20

Mar 2017

226.58

Dec 2016

6.10

Mar 1965

290.48

Jun 2011

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 1965 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Coal Production

142.44

2016

142.89

2015

74.86

1981

148.23

2014

TOE mn

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

19.5

Jun 2017

17.5

Mar 2017

11.3

Dec 1993

40.6

Sep 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Business Confidence Growth

-4.6

Aug 2017

-18.1

Jul 2017

-37.3

Apr 2009

36.9

Feb 2010

% Point

monthly

Sep 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Policy Rate

6.75

Sep 2017

6.75

Aug 2017

5.00

Dec 2013

13.50

May 2003

% pa

monthly

Nov 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

16,164.66

Jun 2017

16,258.98

Mar 2017

361.55

Jun 1960

20,848.09

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-15.84

2022

-15.16

2021

-21.57

2013

5.11

1987

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

28.59

2022

28.60

2021

9.24

1980

28.60

2020

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
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
Industrial Production Index Growth

1.4

Aug 2017

-0.4

Jul 2017

-20.1

Apr 2009

23.2

Apr 1964

%

monthly

Jan 1962 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
External Debt: Short Term

30,578.0

Jun 2017

32,056.0

Mar 2017

7,736.0

Sep 2003

34,042.0

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
P/E ratio

19.36

Sep 2017

24.17

Aug 2017

15.89

Jun 2013

30.53

Jan 2017

NA

monthly

Apr 2013 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Tourism Revenue

292

Jul 2017

255

Jun 2017

172

Jun 2005

422

Jun 2010

USD mn

monthly

Sep 2004 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

6.8

Sep 2017

6.7

Aug 2017

-37.9

Apr 2009

56.0

Aug 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

5.50

2022

5.50

2021

1.43

2004

18.41

1986

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

3.38

2022

3.38

2021

-18.52

2009

11.04

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Credit to Households

113.05

Mar 2017

108.41

Dec 2016

94.82

Dec 2015

167.38

Jun 2011

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
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
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
Number of Subscriber Mobile

76,653,421.00

2016

87,999,492.00

2015

0.00

1988

87,999,492.00

2015

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Oil Consumption

560.11

2016

582.89

2015

117.73

1965

582.89

2015

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
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
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
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

37.35

2017

35.45

2016

23.13

2004

43.02

2013

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicament

1,573.66

2016

375.13

2015

375.13

2015

1,633.99

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
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
Coal Consumption

85.11

2016

83.35

2015

24.34

1966

93.82

2009

TOE mn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

5,375.85

2016

5,849.76

2015

410.20

1957

8,066.35

2011

USD

yearly

1957 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

58.4

Jun 2017

58.3

Mar 2017

47.6

Jun 1980

66.9

Dec 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Deposits

274,372.19

Jun 2017

265,259.88

May 2017

35,325.12

Dec 1986

346,503.07

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1986 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Imports: ICT Goods

7,000,632.54

2015

7,815,805.98

2014

2,857,675.86

2002

8,453,001.09

2013

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
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
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
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

142.67

Jun 2017

139.71

Mar 2017

1.08

Mar 1966

142.67

Jun 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

3.37

Jun 2017

2.31

Mar 2017

-8.82

Sep 1985

40.90

Jun 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index

97.29

Mar 2017

97.68

Dec 2016

45.84

Mar 1997

120.10

Dec 2007

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

-3.77

Mar 2017

-4.26

Dec 2016

-21.70

Sep 1985

30.93

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

3,562,982.00

2016

4,131,055.00

2015

650,013.00

1960

5,492,838.00

1999

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Mobile

142.38

2016

164.51

2015

0.00

1988

164.51

2015

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
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
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
Minerals Production

319,271,916.00

2015

324,079,437.00

2014

293,820,974.00

2009

324,079,437.00

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
National Government Debt

178,802.1

Aug 2017

177,582.4

Jul 2017

3,407.6

Feb 1960

179,119.5

Jun 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1960 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Monthly Earnings

1,451

May 2017

1,380

Feb 2017

968

Feb 2009

1,877

Aug 2011

USD

quarterly

Nov 2004 - May 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Nominal GDP

86,849.3

Jun 2017

84,587.1

Mar 2017

1,853.6

Mar 1960

110,183.2

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Current Account Balance

-2,091.6

Jun 2017

-1,730.5

Mar 2017

-6,055.6

Sep 2013

2,630.6

Mar 1980

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Electricity Production

22,200

Jul 2017

21,845

Jun 2017

10,439

Feb 1985

23,801

Jul 2007

GWh

monthly

Jan 1985 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

10.1

2016

9.2

2015

4.9

2004

10.1

2016

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Liquid Assets Ratio

9.7

Jun 2017

9.6

May 2017

3.5

May 2002

10.0

Sep 1989

%

monthly

Mar 1988 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Household Debt

149,746.4

Jun 2017

148,085.6

Mar 2017

4,410.0

Mar 1969

205,443.3

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1969 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

49,127

Aug 2017

46,668

Jul 2017

25,377

Apr 2003

63,675

Sep 2012

Unit

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

5.3

Aug 2017

6.1

Jul 2017

2.4

Oct 2004

7.2

Dec 2015

NA

monthly

Oct 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

5,660.33

Jun 2017

1,962.78

Mar 2017

-6,099.54

Dec 2008

8,648.38

Mar 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Exports Growth

15.0

Aug 2017

-2.5

Jul 2017

-33.4

Aug 2009

58.8

Oct 2008

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

0.1

Aug 2017

3.0

Jul 2017

-34.8

Jun 2011

49.4

Jun 2010

%

monthly

Sep 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

5.92

Jun 2017

5.92

Mar 2017

4.33

Jun 1961

36.82

Sep 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

17,959.41

Jun 2017

17,362.27

Mar 2017

169.05

Mar 1960

22,057.67

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Money Supply M1

123,819.33

Aug 2017

123,801.79

Jul 2017

2,074.80

Mar 1965

132,547.77

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

12.02

Jun 2017

12.37

Mar 2017

3.48

Dec 2003

13.52

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Population

61.61

2022

60.62

2021

29.08

1980

61.61

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
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
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector

8.80

Mar 2017

8.60

Dec 2016

7.60

Dec 2013

12.10

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Exports: ICT Goods

999,223.86

2015

1,440,959.55

2014

388,281.69

2002

1,440,959.55

2014

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017