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South Africa Labour Force Participation Rate

2008 - 2018 | Quarterly | % | Statistics South Africa

South Africa's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 59.3 % in Mar 2018, compared with 58.8 % in the previous quarter. South Africa's Labour Force Participation Rate is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2008 to Mar 2018, with an average rate of 57.2 % . The data reached the an all-time high of 60.5 % in Mar 2017 and a record low of 55.0 % in Dec 2010. South Africa's Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by Statistics South Africa.

In the latest reports, South Africa's Population reached 57.7 million people in Jun 2018. Unemployment Rate of South Africa remained the same at 26.7 % in Mar 2018. The country's Monthly Earnings stood at 1,605.4 USD in Feb 2018.

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What was South Africa's Labour Force Participation Rate in Mar 2018?

Last

59.3

Mar 2018
Previous

58.8

Dec 2017
Min

55.0

Dec 2010
Max

60.5

Mar 2017
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 15 May 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

59.3

Mar 2018

58.8

Dec 2017

55.0

Dec 2010

60.5

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 15 May 2018

View South Africa's Labour Force Participation Rate from Mar 2008 to Mar 2018 in the chart:

South Africa Labour Force Participation Rate

Series Details
Series ID

353101727

Name

South Africa Labour Force Participation Rate

Country

South Africa

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

Statistics South Africa

First Date

Mar 2008

Last Date

Mar 2018

Last Updated

15 May 2018

Statistics
Mean

57.6

Variance

2.3

Standard deviation

1.5

Skewness

0.1

Kurtosis

-1.3

Coefficient variation

0.0

Median

57.2

Max
Mar 2017

60.5

Min
Dec 2010

55.0

Previous observation
Dec 2017

58.8

Last observation
Mar 2018

59.3

Number of Observations

41

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More Countries/Regions for Labour Force Participation Rate

Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

59.3

Mar 2018

59.1

Dec 2017

50.8

Mar 2014

59.3

Mar 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-11
Algeria

41.8

2017

41.8

2016

39.8

2003

43.2

2013

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-21
Argentina

59.8

2017

60.0

2016

59.4

1990

62.4

2004

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Armenia

60.9

Dec 2017

63.4

Sep 2017

56.7

Jun 2009

65.9

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-10
Australia

65.7

Jun 2018

65.7

May 2018

59.6

Jan 1984

66.3

Dec 2017

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-19
Austria

76.0

Mar 2018

76.8

Dec 2017

70.2

Mar 2004

77.4

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-13
Azerbaijan

66.1

2017

66.2

2016

60.8

1990

66.2

2016

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Bahrain

72.2

2017

71.9

2016

64.5

1991

72.2

2010

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Bangladesh

56.5

2017

56.4

2016

56.4

2016

57.6

2004

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Belarus

82.8

2016

83.3

2015

76.1

2004

83.3

2015

%

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-26
Belgium

68.1

Mar 2018

68.6

Dec 2017

63.6

Jun 2001

68.6

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-03
Bolivia

65.6

2016

61.0

2015

61.0

2015

67.8

2001

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-17
Bosnia and Herzegovina

42.6

2017

43.1

2016

42.6

2017

44.6

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2017-07-11
Botswana

71.9

2017

71.6

2016

59.0

2000

71.9

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Brazil

61.4

May 2018

61.5

Apr 2018

60.9

Feb 2015

61.9

Nov 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Brunei

67.1

2017

67.2

2016

65.0

1990

68.0

2000

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Bulgaria

54.6

Mar 2018

55.5

Dec 2017

47.5

Dec 2000

56.5

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-15
Cambodia

84.0

2016

82.7

2015

81.8

2008

87.5

2011

%

yearly

2007 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-23
Canada

66.5

Jun 2018

66.1

May 2018

59.9

Jan 1976

69.3

Jul 1989

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-06
Chile

59.9

May 2018

59.8

Apr 2018

56.1

Jul 2009

60.4

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
China

68.9

2017

69.4

2016

68.9

2017

79.1

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Colombia

63.2

Mar 2018

64.9

Dec 2017

57.5

Dec 2006

65.9

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-10
Croatia

51.0

Mar 2018

52.0

Dec 2017

49.5

Mar 2013

54.1

Sep 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-25
Cyprus

62.0

Mar 2018

61.5

Dec 2017

60.3

Mar 2016

64.7

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-22
Czech Republic

60.3

Mar 2018

60.4

Dec 2017

58.1

Mar 2012

60.6

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Denmark

75.5

2016

74.9

2015

74.7

2014

79.0

2007

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-01
Ecuador

68.3

2017

68.5

2016

63.5

1990

70.3

2006

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-27
Egypt

31.0

2017

31.8

2016

27.3

1989

33.4

2010

%

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-30
Estonia

63.2

Mar 2018

63.9

Dec 2017

56.9

Jun 2002

63.9

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-15
European Union

57.3

2017

57.5

2016

56.2

1997

57.7

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Finland

69.5

Jun 2018

68.3

May 2018

63.5

Dec 2012

71.5

Jun 2008

%

monthly

May 2004 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-24
France

72.2

Mar 2018

72.0

Dec 2017

69.5

Jun 2006

72.2

Mar 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-23
Georgia

65.8

2017

66.3

2016

60.3

2007

66.8

2015

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-21
Germany

61.0

Mar 2018

61.7

Dec 2017

58.2

Mar 2005

61.7

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Greece

59.4

Apr 2018

59.4

Mar 2018

57.4

Mar 2004

60.4

Oct 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Hong Kong

61.2

Jun 2018

61.1

May 2018

59.5

Nov 2010

66.2

Sep 1984

%

monthly

Dec 1981 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-19
Hungary

62.4

Jun 2018

62.0

Mar 2018

51.0

Jun 1998

62.4

Jun 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-27
Iceland

83.4

May 2018

81.9

Apr 2018

76.1

Nov 2011

87.4

Jul 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
India

53.8

2017

53.9

2016

53.8

2017

60.8

1994

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Indonesia

69.2

Feb 2018

66.7

Aug 2017

65.8

Aug 2015

70.0

Feb 2011

%

semiannually

Feb 2005 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Iran

39.7

Mar 2018

40.1

Dec 2017

35.4

Mar 2014

42.6

Sep 2005

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-10
Israel

64.1

May 2018

63.7

Apr 2018

62.6

Jan 2012

65.0

Jul 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-25
Italy

65.4

Mar 2018

65.7

Dec 2017

57.2

Jun 1978

65.7

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-12
Ivory Coast

57.3

2017

57.4

2016

57.3

2017

67.8

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Japan

61.7

May 2018

61.7

Apr 2018

58.5

Dec 2012

67.9

Jun 1968

%

monthly

Jan 1968 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
Jordan

39.1

2017

39.2

2016

39.1

2017

42.6

1996

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Kazakhstan

69.5

Mar 2018

69.8

Dec 2017

68.0

Mar 2002

72.8

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-14
Kenya

65.4

2017

65.4

2016

64.8

2005

73.8

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
South Korea

63.8

Jun 2018

63.9

May 2018

59.2

Jan 2011

63.9

May 2018

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
Kosovo

42.8

2017

38.7

2016

36.9

2012

52.8

2002

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-18
Kuwait

69.0

2017

69.6

2016

64.3

1990

70.6

2014

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Kyrgyzstan

61.5

2016

62.4

2015

61.5

2016

76.2

1996

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017-12-27
Laos

78.3

2017

78.1

2016

78.1

2011

81.2

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Latvia

69.2

Mar 2018

69.3

Dec 2017

59.9

Mar 2002

69.5

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-08
Lebanon

47.2

2017

47.1

2016

43.6

1996

47.2

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Lithuania

60.8

Mar 2018

60.6

Dec 2017

54.7

Dec 2006

61.1

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Jun 1998 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-18
Luxembourg

54.8

2017

54.6

2016

53.7

2000

55.6

2013

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-20
Macau

71.0

Jun 2018

70.8

May 2018

60.8

Sep 2003

74.4

Dec 2014

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-27
Macedonia

56.9

Mar 2018

56.8

Dec 2017

50.3

Dec 2004

57.8

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-08
Malawi

77.0

2017

76.8

2016

76.8

2016

77.5

2013

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Malaysia

68.4

May 2018

68.2

Apr 2018

67.6

Dec 2016

68.4

May 2018

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Malta

71.2

Mar 2018

72.0

Dec 2017

57.2

Dec 2006

72.0

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
Mauritius

58.8

Mar 2018

59.5

Dec 2017

56.9

Dec 2004

61.0

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
Mexico

59.8

Jun 2018

60.1

May 2018

58.2

Dec 2010

61.5

Jun 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-26
Moldova

39.3

Mar 2018

40.6

Dec 2017

37.0

Mar 2012

61.4

Jun 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-04
Mongolia

60.6

Mar 2018

62.4

Dec 2017

59.2

Jun 2008

64.8

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-15
Montenegro

53.6

Mar 2018

53.5

Dec 2017

47.1

Mar 2011

56.4

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-19
Morocco

47.1

Mar 2018

45.5

Sep 2017

45.5

Sep 2017

55.7

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-09
Myanmar

65.1

2017

65.3

2016

65.1

2017

73.4

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Nepal

84.2

2017

84.3

2016

83.0

2008

86.2

1995

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Netherlands

69.7

Jun 2018

69.1

May 2018

62.1

Jan 2005

69.7

Jun 2018

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-19
New Zealand

71.2

Mar 2018

71.3

Dec 2017

62.6

Sep 1992

71.3

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01
Nigeria

55.1

2017

55.2

2016

54.7

2004

56.4

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Norway

64.2

2017

64.4

2016

61.6

1993

67.4

2008

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Oman

70.2

2017

69.8

2016

54.9

2001

70.2

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Pakistan

54.4

2017

54.4

2016

49.2

1995

54.4

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Panama

64.0

2017

64.4

2016

61.9

2011

64.4

2016

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-16
Paraguay

63.1

2017

62.6

2016

57.3

1999

64.4

2012

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-10
Peru

72.2

2016

71.6

2015

69.2

2001

74.1

2010

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Philippines

60.9

Apr 2018

62.2

Jan 2018

60.6

Jul 2017

69.0

Apr 2004

%

quarterly

Jul 2003 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-06-05
Poland

56.0

Mar 2018

56.2

Dec 2017

53.2

Mar 2007

57.9

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Dec 1998 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-25
Portugal

58.9

Mar 2018

59.0

Dec 2017

58.1

Mar 2016

61.6

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Qatar

89.1

2016

88.6

2015

79.7

2006

89.1

2016

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-18
Romania

54.2

Dec 2017

56.1

Sep 2017

52.7

Mar 2016

67.8

Sep 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-11
Russia

68.8

Mar 2018

68.5

Feb 2018

66.8

Feb 2010

70.3

Aug 2016

%

monthly

Aug 2009 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-14
Saudi Arabia

56.1

2017

55.9

2016

48.8

1999

56.1

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Serbia

52.9

Mar 2018

54.2

Dec 2017

50.8

Mar 2015

55.3

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Singapore

67.7

2017

68.0

2016

63.1

1998

68.3

2015

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-01-26
Slovakia

59.6

Mar 2018

59.9

Dec 2017

58.5

Mar 2011

60.9

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-15
Slovenia

58.3

Mar 2018

58.8

Dec 2017

55.8

Mar 2016

60.7

Sep 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-19
South Africa

59.3

Mar 2018

58.8

Dec 2017

55.0

Dec 2010

60.5

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-15
Spain

58.8

Jun 2018

58.5

Mar 2018

48.9

Jun 1985

60.5

Sep 2012

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-26
Sri Lanka

52.0

Mar 2018

54.1

Dec 2017

51.5

Jun 2012

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Sudan

46.5

2017

46.6

2016

46.5

2017

51.7

1996

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Sweden

75.1

Jun 2018

73.2

May 2018

69.3

Jan 2012

75.1

Jun 2018

%

monthly

Apr 2005 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-26
Switzerland

68.4

Mar 2018

68.6

Dec 2017

66.8

Mar 2010

68.8

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-17
Syria

41.1

2017

41.5

2016

41.1

2017

54.2

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Taiwan

58.9

Jun 2018

58.9

May 2018

56.3

Apr 1982

61.8

Aug 1987

%

monthly

Jan 1978 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Tajikistan

46.7

2016

47.7

2015

46.7

2016

78.5

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-24
Thailand

69.0

Jun 2018

68.5

May 2018

66.4

Oct 2017

73.1

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2013 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
Tunisia

46.6

2014

47.8

2012

45.2

2000

47.8

2012

%

yearly

1999 - 2014

Updated on 2017-10-19
Turkey

53.0

Apr 2018

52.4

Mar 2018

42.4

Feb 2006

53.7

Aug 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Ukraine

61.9

Mar 2018

61.5

Dec 2017

61.2

Mar 2005

65.3

Sep 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-26
United Arab Emirates

79.7

2017

80.4

2016

73.1

1990

82.2

2010

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
United Kingdom

63.8

Apr 2018

63.8

Mar 2018

61.4

May 1983

64.5

Sep 1990

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-17
United States

63.4

Jun 2018

62.8

May 2018

57.2

Jan 1948

68.1

Jul 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-06
Uruguay

62.2

May 2018

62.1

Apr 2018

59.6

Jun 2006

65.7

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-06
Venezuela

62.7

Apr 2016

62.8

Mar 2016

62.6

Dec 2015

70.6

Oct 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

Updated on 2016-06-29
Vietnam

76.9

Dec 2017

76.7

Sep 2017

76.2

Jun 2015

78.8

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Yemen

41.8

2010

42.2

2009

39.2

2004

44.5

2005

%

yearly

2004 - 2010

Updated on 2014-06-17

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Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Aluminum: Exports

1,591,225.44

2017

1,319,133.86

2016

697,284.69

1998

2,201,370.62

2007

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Bank Lending Rate

10.00

29 Jul 2018

10.00

28 Jul 2018

4.50

16 Oct 1949

25.50

18 Oct 1998

% pa

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31 Dec 1948 - 29 Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-27
Business Confidence Growth

4.3

Jun 2018

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May 2018

-37.3

Apr 2009

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Feb 2010

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monthly

Sep 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Business Confidence: Net Balance

-4.2

Jun 2018

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May 2018

-29.8

Apr 2009

21.7

Apr 2002

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monthly

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CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

3.39

Jun 2018

3.39

May 2018

0.63

Jun 2010

15.64

Jan 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Coal Consumption

82.20

2017

84.73

2016

24.34

1966

93.82

2009

TOE mn

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Coal Production

142.99

2017

142.39

2016

74.86

1981

148.23

2014

TOE mn

yearly

1981 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-4.4

2017

-4.2

2016

-6.6

1993

0.7

2007

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Consumer Confidence Growth

31.2

Jun 2018

31.0

Mar 2018

-38.0

Jun 1985

31.2

Jun 2018

% Point

quarterly

Jun 1983 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-17
Consumer Confidence: Net Balance

22.0

Jun 2018

26.0

Mar 2018

-33.0

Jun 1985

26.0

Mar 2018

% Point

quarterly

Jun 1982 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-17
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

4.6

Jun 2018

4.4

May 2018

-2.0

Jan 2004

20.9

Jan 1986

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
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

4.18

Jun 2018

4.39

May 2018

2.90

Feb 2011

8.33

May 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Credit to Households

125.06

Dec 2017

112.84

Sep 2017

94.82

Dec 2015

167.38

Jun 2011

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-06-05
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

268.86

Dec 2017

244.07

Sep 2017

6.10

Mar 1965

290.48

Jun 2011

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 1965 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-06-05
Current Account Balance

-4,790.7

Mar 2018

-2,524.8

Dec 2017

-6,172.5

Sep 2013

2,630.6

Mar 1980

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector

8.70

Dec 2017

8.80

Sep 2017

7.60

Dec 2013

12.10

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-06-05
Direct Investment Abroad

1,713.3

Mar 2018

-232.9

Dec 2017

-5,055.3

Jun 2001

5,099.8

Sep 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Domestic Credit

299,510.0

May 2018

310,075.2

Apr 2018

6,566.0

Mar 1965

326,708.5

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-26
Domestic Credit Growth

5.7

Jun 2018

5.2

May 2018

-0.9

Apr 2010

30.1

Jul 1981

%

monthly

Mar 1966 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-30
Electricity Production

22,192

May 2018

20,345

Apr 2018

10,439

Feb 1985

23,801

Jul 2007

GWh

monthly

Jan 1985 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-05
Employed Persons

16,377,523.82

Mar 2018

16,171,025.87

Dec 2017

13,647,783.70

Sep 2010

16,377,523.82

Mar 2018

Person

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-15
Equity Market Index

57,611.0

Jun 2018

56,157.9

May 2018

60.7

Apr 1961

59,772.8

Nov 2017

02Jan2002=100

monthly

Jan 1960 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Exchange Rate against USD

13.314

Jun 2018

12.539

May 2018

0.668

Jul 1974

16.325

Jan 2016

ZAR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
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

371,169.80

2017

343,338.14

2016

41,433.14

2001

388,189.70

2011

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

111,761.28

2017

104,209.35

2016

31,338.02

2000

111,761.28

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

287,389.75

2017

434,837.24

2016

171,106.37

1998

686,927.69

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Exports: Television

112,159.90

2017

121,803.34

2016

10,048.24

2002

258,483.36

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
External Debt

183,239.0

Mar 2018

173,286.0

Dec 2017

21,185.0

Dec 1988

183,239.0

Mar 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1985 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
External Debt: % of GDP

49.6

2017

48.2

2016

18.9

2005

49.6

2017

%

yearly

1985 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
External Debt: Short Term

33,630.0

Mar 2018

32,898.0

Dec 2017

7,736.0

Sep 2003

34,042.0

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

9.4

2017

10.1

2016

4.9

2004

10.1

2016

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-09
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

5.50

2023

5.50

2022

1.43

2004

18.41

1986

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-15.45

2023

-14.65

2022

-21.57

2013

5.11

1987

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

3.28

2023

3.28

2022

-18.52

2009

11.04

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
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 2018-07-12
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 2018-07-12
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 2018-07-12
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 2018-07-12
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 2018-07-12
Forecast: Population

62.13

2023

61.16

2022

29.08

1980

62.13

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

1.83

2023

1.83

2022

-2.14

1992

6.62

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

29.02

2023

28.89

2022

9.24

1980

29.02

2023

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Foreign Direct Investment

878.9

Mar 2018

-995.3

Dec 2017

-1,430.4

Dec 2006

6,557.1

Jun 2001

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.9

Mar 2018

-1.1

Dec 2017

-2.1

Dec 2006

20.4

Jun 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Foreign Exchange Reserves

42,706.0

Jun 2018

43,156.0

May 2018

5,584.0

Jan 2003

43,156.0

May 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-06
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

11.48

Mar 2018

12.22

Dec 2017

3.48

Dec 2003

13.50

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-05
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

5.5

May 2018

5.8

Apr 2018

2.4

Oct 2004

7.2

Dec 2015

NA

monthly

Oct 2004 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Foreign Portfolio Investment

7,480.65

Mar 2018

6,926.54

Dec 2017

-6,099.54

Dec 2008

8,648.38

Mar 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
GDP Deflator Growth

4.8

Mar 2018

5.7

Dec 2017

0.0

Sep 1962

27.1

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
GDP per Capita

6,268.98

2017

5,381.43

2016

410.20

1957

8,066.35

2011

USD

yearly

1957 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-09
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

5,039.00

Jun 2018

5,243.00

May 2018

147.32

May 1961

7,492.77

Sep 1980

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-06
Government Debt: % of GDP

53.0

2017

51.6

2016

26.5

2008

53.0

2017

%

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-09
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

18,576.18

Mar 2018

16,421.10

Dec 2017

361.55

Jun 1960

20,848.09

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-05
Gross National Product

94,732.63

Mar 2018

86,628.83

Dec 2017

1,723.40

Mar 1960

107,525.39

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Gross Savings Rate

13.8

Mar 2018

15.8

Dec 2017

13.8

Mar 2018

42.4

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
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 2018-05-09
Household Debt

172,076.0

Mar 2018

149,279.7

Dec 2017

4,410.0

Mar 1969

205,443.3

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1969 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Household Debt: % of GDP

43.7

2017

44.4

2016

25.8

1980

54.2

2007

%

yearly

1969 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-09
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

1,782,994.97

2017

1,440,399.07

2016

499,344.20

2002

1,897,105.69

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

552,961.67

2017

539,441.38

2016

137,105.35

2000

576,982.31

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

3,062,039.36

2017

3,521,608.51

2016

1,303,080.23

2001

4,139,209.90

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Imports: Television

177,140.59

2017

127,081.11

2016

54,650.05

2002

319,224.24

2010

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Industrial Production Index Growth

1.4

May 2018

-1.6

Apr 2018

-20.3

Apr 2009

23.2

Apr 1964

%

monthly

Jan 1962 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Investment: % of GDP

16.8

Mar 2018

18.5

Dec 2017

11.3

Dec 1993

40.6

Sep 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-05
Labour Productivity Growth

-0.27

Mar 2018

0.82

Dec 2017

-3.84

Dec 2015

8.38

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-05
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

10.1

Mar 2018

9.9

Feb 2018

3.5

May 2002

10.1

Mar 2018

%

monthly

Mar 1988 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Long Term Interest Rate

9.25

Jun 2018

8.91

May 2018

6.73

Apr 2013

10.65

Jun 2008

% pa

monthly

Aug 2006 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

332.4

2017

312.2

2016

59.2

1976

332.4

2017

%

yearly

1975 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-03
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

123,409.09

Jun 2018

131,807.26

May 2018

2,074.80

Mar 1965

142,481.38

Mar 2018

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-30
Money Supply M2

203,093.48

Jun 2018

218,302.47

May 2018

4,041.80

Mar 1965

246,531.71

Apr 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-30
Monthly Earnings

1,605

Feb 2018

1,471

Nov 2017

968

Feb 2009

1,877

Aug 2011

USD

quarterly

Nov 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-06-26
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

46,678

Jun 2018

42,950

May 2018

25,377

Apr 2003

63,675

Sep 2012

Unit

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-03
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

3.0

Jun 2018

2.4

May 2018

-37.9

Apr 2009

56.0

Aug 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-03
Natural Gas: Consumption

0.43

2017

0.44

2016

0.01

1971

0.44

2016

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1971 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Natural Gas: Imports

4,077.00

2017

3,960.00

2016

600.00

2003

4,077.00

2017

Cub m mn

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-12
Nominal GDP

99,873.2

Mar 2018

88,114.1

Dec 2017

1,853.6

Mar 1960

109,785.3

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Nominal GDP Growth

6.41

Mar 2018

7.76

Dec 2017

4.33

Jun 1961

36.82

Sep 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

144.39

Dec 2017

143.34

Sep 2017

1.08

Mar 1966

144.39

Dec 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-30
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

4.90

Dec 2017

4.16

Sep 2017

-8.82

Sep 1985

40.90

Jun 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-30
Non Performing Loans Ratio

3.3

Apr 2018

3.2

Mar 2018

2.1

Jan 2008

6.0

Nov 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2008 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-06-11
Non-Performing Loans

10,650.30

Apr 2018

10,589.89

Mar 2018

6,179.64

Jan 2008

19,976.47

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-06-11
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

580.19

2017

576.97

2016

117.73

1965

591.80

2015

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
P/E ratio

14.51

Jun 2018

18.63

May 2018

14.51

Jun 2018

30.53

Jan 2017

NA

monthly

Apr 2013 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-09
Policy Rate

6.50

Jun 2018

6.50

May 2018

5.00

Dec 2013

13.50

May 2003

% pa

monthly

Nov 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Population

57.7

2018

56.5

2017

17.4

1960

57.7

2018

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Private Consumption Expenditure

60,111.32

Mar 2018

52,335.38

Dec 2017

1,149.05

Mar 1960

65,512.40

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-05
Private Consumption: % of GDP

58.6

Mar 2018

62.3

Dec 2017

47.6

Jun 1980

66.9

Dec 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-05
Public Consumption Expenditure

20,990.28

Mar 2018

18,460.55

Dec 2017

169.05

Mar 1960

22,057.67

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-05
Public Consumption: % of GDP

21.2

Mar 2018

21.1

Dec 2017

8.6

Jun 1963

21.5

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-05
Real Effective Exchange Rate

91.9

Apr 2018

92.7

Mar 2018

63.9

Dec 2001

143.5

Aug 1983

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1970 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Real GDP Growth

1.5

Mar 2018

1.9

Dec 2017

-4.5

Mar 1983

9.4

Sep 1967

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-05
Real Residential Property Price Index

97.85

Dec 2017

97.99

Sep 2017

45.84

Mar 1997

120.10

Dec 2007

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-30
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

0.18

Dec 2017

-0.61

Sep 2017

-21.70

Sep 1985

30.93

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-30
Retail Sales Growth

1.9

May 2018

1.5

Apr 2018

-6.2

Apr 2009

14.1

Sep 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Short Term Interest Rate

7.07

Jun 2018

7.03

May 2018

4.92

Sep 2012

22.15

Feb 1985

% pa

monthly

Dec 1980 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
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

6,778.92

May 2018

5,571.59

Apr 2018

1,487.03

Apr 2002

12,108.41

Mar 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
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

315,540.69

Mar 2018

311,389.58

Feb 2018

35,325.12

Dec 1986

346,503.07

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1986 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Total Exports

8,183.0

May 2018

7,306.3

Apr 2018

3,545.7

Jan 2006

10,098.9

Sep 2011

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Total Exports Growth

-0.1

May 2018

-2.8

Apr 2018

-33.4

Aug 2009

58.8

Oct 2008

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Total Imports

7,902.5

May 2018

7,209.9

Apr 2018

3,946.9

Feb 2005

9,975.4

Oct 2014

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Total Imports Growth

3.8

May 2018

1.4

Apr 2018

-41.8

Jul 2009

67.1

Oct 2006

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Tourism Revenue

274

May 2018

312

Apr 2018

172

Jun 2005

422

Jun 2010

USD mn

monthly

Sep 2004 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Tourism Revenue Growth

-1.2

May 2018

-3.0

Apr 2018

-34.8

Jun 2011

49.4

Jun 2010

%

monthly

Sep 2005 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Trade Balance

280.6

May 2018

96.4

Apr 2018

-2,224.0

Jan 2018

2,192.5

Dec 2010

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Unemployment Rate

26.70

Mar 2018

26.70

Dec 2017

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-15
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 2018-05-09
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