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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 59.5 % in Sep 2018, compared with 59.1 % in the previous quarter. South Africa's Labour Force Participation Rate is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2008 to Sep 2018, with an average rate of 57.3 % . 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 increased to 27.5 % in Sep 2018. The country's Monthly Earnings stood at 1,658.8 USD in May 2018.

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

Last

59.1

Jun 2018
Previous

59.3

Mar 2018
Min

55.0

Dec 2010
Max

60.5

Mar 2017
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Mar 2008 - Jun 2018

Updated on 31 Jul 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

59.1

Jun 2018

59.3

Mar 2018

55.0

Dec 2010

60.5

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2018

Updated on 31 Jul 2018

View South Africa's Labour Force Participation Rate from Mar 2008 to Jun 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

Jun 2018

Last Updated

31 Jul 2018

Statistics
Mean

57.6

Variance

2.3

Standard deviation

1.5

Skewness

0.1

Kurtosis

-1.3

Coefficient variation

0.0

Median

57.3

Max
Mar 2017

60.5

Min
Dec 2010

55.0

Previous observation
Mar 2018

59.3

Last observation
Jun 2018

59.1

Number of Observations

42

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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

60.7

Mar 2018

60.9

Dec 2017

56.7

Jun 2009

65.9

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-08-03
Australia

65.3

Sep 2018

65.3

Aug 2018

59.6

Jan 1984

66.3

Feb 2018

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-18
Austria

76.6

Jun 2018

76.0

Mar 2018

69.4

Mar 2004

77.4

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-12
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

67.9

Jun 2018

68.1

Mar 2018

63.6

Jun 2001

68.6

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-02
Bolivia

62.4

2017

65.6

2016

61.0

2015

67.8

2001

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
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

61.6

Aug 2018

61.5

Jul 2018

60.9

Feb 2015

61.9

Nov 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Brunei

67.1

2017

67.2

2016

65.0

1990

68.0

2000

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Bulgaria

55.5

Jun 2018

54.6

Mar 2018

47.5

Dec 2000

56.5

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-12
Cambodia

84.0

2016

82.7

2015

81.8

2008

87.5

2011

%

yearly

2007 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-23
Canada

65.2

Sep 2018

66.5

Aug 2018

59.9

Jan 1976

69.3

Jul 1989

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-05
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

51.2

Jun 2018

51.0

Mar 2018

49.5

Mar 2013

54.1

Sep 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-10
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

60.5

Jun 2018

60.3

Mar 2018

58.1

Mar 2012

60.6

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
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

65.5

Sep 2018

66.8

Aug 2018

63.5

Dec 2012

71.5

Jun 2008

%

monthly

May 2004 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-23
France

72.2

Jun 2018

72.2

Mar 2018

69.5

Jun 2006

72.2

Jun 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-14
Georgia

65.8

2017

66.3

2016

60.3

2007

66.8

2015

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-21
Germany

60.9

Jun 2018

61.0

Mar 2018

58.2

Mar 2005

61.7

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-06
Greece

59.7

Jul 2018

60.0

Jun 2018

57.4

Mar 2004

60.4

Oct 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Hong Kong

61.2

Sep 2018

61.4

Aug 2018

59.5

Nov 2010

66.2

Sep 1984

%

monthly

Dec 1981 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-19
Hungary

62.8

Sep 2018

62.4

Jun 2018

51.0

Jun 1998

62.8

Sep 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-30
Iceland

80.8

Sep 2018

82.3

Aug 2018

76.1

Nov 2011

87.4

Jul 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-25
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

64.4

Aug 2018

64.2

Jul 2018

62.6

Jan 2012

65.0

Jul 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-08
Italy

66.3

Jun 2018

65.4

Mar 2018

57.2

Jun 1978

66.3

Jun 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
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

70.0

Jun 2018

69.5

Mar 2018

68.0

Mar 2002

72.8

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-13
Kenya

65.4

2017

65.4

2016

64.8

2005

73.8

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
South Korea

63.5

Sep 2018

63.4

Aug 2018

59.2

Jan 2011

63.9

May 2018

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
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

69.7

Jun 2018

69.2

Mar 2018

59.9

Mar 2002

69.7

Jun 2018

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-15
Lebanon

47.2

2017

47.1

2016

43.6

1996

47.2

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Lithuania

61.2

Jun 2018

60.8

Mar 2018

54.7

Dec 2006

61.2

Jun 2018

%

quarterly

Jun 1998 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-17
Luxembourg

54.7

2017

54.6

2016

53.7

2000

55.6

2013

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-22
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

Jun 2018

56.9

Mar 2018

50.3

Dec 2004

57.8

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-07
Malawi

77.0

2017

76.8

2016

76.8

2016

77.5

2013

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Malaysia

68.4

Aug 2018

68.6

Jul 2018

67.6

Dec 2016

68.6

Jul 2018

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-15
Malta

73.5

Jun 2018

71.2

Mar 2018

57.2

Dec 2006

73.5

Jun 2018

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-03
Mauritius

58.7

Jun 2018

58.8

Mar 2018

56.9

Dec 2004

61.0

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Mexico

59.5

Sep 2018

60.0

Aug 2018

58.2

Dec 2010

61.5

Jun 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-24
Moldova

46.4

Jun 2018

39.3

Mar 2018

37.0

Mar 2012

61.4

Jun 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-03
Mongolia

61.0

Jun 2018

60.6

Mar 2018

59.2

Jun 2008

64.8

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-15
Montenegro

56.2

Jun 2018

53.6

Mar 2018

47.1

Mar 2011

56.4

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-17
Morocco

47.0

Jun 2018

47.1

Mar 2018

45.5

Sep 2017

55.7

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-10
Myanmar

65.1

2017

65.3

2016

65.1

2017

73.4

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-24
Nepal

84.2

2017

84.3

2016

83.0

2008

86.2

1995

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Netherlands

69.9

Sep 2018

70.5

Aug 2018

62.1

Jan 2005

70.5

Aug 2018

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-18
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

60.1

Jul 2018

60.9

Apr 2018

60.1

Jul 2018

69.0

Apr 2004

%

quarterly

Jul 2003 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-09-25
Poland

56.5

Jun 2018

56.0

Mar 2018

53.2

Mar 2007

57.9

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Dec 1998 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-24
Portugal

59.0

Jun 2018

58.9

Mar 2018

58.1

Mar 2016

61.6

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-08
Qatar

89.1

2016

88.6

2015

79.7

2006

89.1

2016

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-18
Romania

53.8

Mar 2018

54.2

Dec 2017

52.7

Mar 2016

67.8

Sep 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-08-10
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

55.2

Jun 2018

52.9

Mar 2018

50.8

Mar 2015

55.3

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-31
Singapore

67.7

2017

68.0

2016

63.1

1998

68.3

2015

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-01-26
Slovakia

59.6

Jun 2018

59.6

Mar 2018

58.5

Mar 2011

60.9

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-14
Slovenia

59.1

Jun 2018

58.3

Mar 2018

55.8

Mar 2016

60.7

Sep 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-19
South Africa

59.1

Jun 2018

59.3

Mar 2018

55.0

Dec 2010

60.5

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-31
Spain

58.7

Sep 2018

58.8

Jun 2018

48.9

Jun 1985

60.5

Sep 2012

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-25
Sri Lanka

51.1

Jun 2018

52.0

Mar 2018

51.1

Jun 2018

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Sudan

46.5

2017

46.6

2016

46.5

2017

51.7

1996

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Sweden

72.9

Sep 2018

73.7

Aug 2018

69.3

Jan 2012

75.3

Jul 2018

%

monthly

Apr 2005 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-18
Switzerland

68.4

Jun 2018

68.4

Mar 2018

66.8

Mar 2010

68.8

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-08-16
Syria

41.1

2017

41.5

2016

41.1

2017

54.2

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Taiwan

59.0

Sep 2018

59.2

Aug 2018

56.3

Apr 1982

61.8

Aug 1987

%

monthly

Jan 1978 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-22
Tajikistan

46.7

2016

47.7

2015

46.7

2016

78.5

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2018-10-18
Thailand

68.1

Sep 2018

68.8

Aug 2018

66.4

Oct 2017

73.1

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2013 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-03
Tunisia

46.6

2014

47.8

2012

45.2

2000

47.8

2012

%

yearly

1999 - 2014

Updated on 2017-10-19
Turkey

54.0

Jul 2018

53.8

Jun 2018

42.4

Feb 2006

54.0

Jul 2018

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-10-15
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

63.6

Jul 2018

63.6

Jun 2018

61.4

May 1983

64.5

Sep 1990

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-10-16
United States

62.7

Sep 2018

62.7

Aug 2018

57.2

Jan 1948

68.1

Jul 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-05
Uruguay

62.7

Aug 2018

61.3

Jul 2018

59.6

Jun 2006

65.7

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-05
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

76.5

Jun 2018

76.7

Mar 2018

76.2

Jun 2015

78.8

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
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

1,591,225.436

2017

1,319,133.860

2016

697,284.693

1998

2,201,370.616

2007

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Bank Lending Rate

10.000

29 Jul 2018

10.000

28 Jul 2018

4.500

16 Oct 1949

25.500

18 Oct 1998

% pa

daily

31 Dec 1948 - 29 Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-27
Business Confidence Growth

-3.8

Sep 2018

-2.4

Aug 2018

-37.3

Apr 2009

36.7

Feb 2010

% Point

monthly

Sep 2000 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Business Confidence: Net Balance

-13.6

Sep 2018

-13.2

Aug 2018

-29.8

Apr 2009

21.7

Apr 2002

% Point

monthly

Sep 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

3.388

Jun 2018

3.388

May 2018

0.635

Jun 2010

15.642

Jan 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Coal Consumption

82.199

2017

84.726

2016

24.345

1966

93.824

2009

TOE mn

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Coal Production

142.995

2017

142.393

2016

74.861

1981

148.233

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 2018-09-28
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 2018-09-12
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

4.9

Aug 2018

5.1

Jul 2018

-2.0

Jan 2004

20.9

Jan 1986

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-19
Container Port Throughput

4,355,320.000

2016

4,597,907.000

2015

3,726,313.000

2009

4,693,914.000

2013

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-25
Core CPI Change

4.183

Jun 2018

4.395

May 2018

2.901

Feb 2011

8.333

May 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Credit to Households

125.065

Dec 2017

112.843

Sep 2017

94.823

Dec 2015

167.376

Jun 2011

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

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

268.864

Dec 2017

244.072

Sep 2017

6.099

Mar 1965

290.484

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

8.700

Dec 2017

8.800

Sep 2017

7.600

Dec 2013

12.100

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

6.5

Aug 2018

5.7

Jul 2018

-0.9

Apr 2010

30.1

Jul 1981

%

monthly

Mar 1966 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-24
Electricity Production

21,990

Aug 2018

22,678

Jul 2018

10,439

Feb 1985

23,801

Jul 2007

GWh

monthly

Jan 1985 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-04
Employed Persons

16,377,523.824

Mar 2018

16,171,025.868

Dec 2017

13,647,783.704

Sep 2010

16,377,523.824

Mar 2018

Person

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-15
Equity Market Index

55,708.5

Sep 2018

58,668.5

Aug 2018

60.7

Apr 1961

59,772.8

Nov 2017

02Jan2002=100

monthly

Jan 1960 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
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

1,034,752.355

2016

999,223.858

2015

388,281.691

2002

1,440,959.548

2014

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

371,169.801

2017

343,338.139

2016

41,433.139

2001

388,189.702

2011

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

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

111,761.278

2017

104,209.345

2016

31,338.024

2000

111,761.278

2017

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

287,389.747

2017

434,837.243

2016

171,106.374

1998

686,927.691

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Exports: Television

112,159.902

2017

121,803.342

2016

10,048.240

2002

258,483.357

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

5.500

2023

5.500

2022

1.425

2004

18.410

1986

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

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

-15.447

2023

-14.655

2022

-21.567

2013

5.105

1987

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

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

3.280

2023

3.280

2022

-18.517

2009

11.041

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

15,357.282

2023

15,059.178

2022

4,630.877

1980

15,357.282

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Expenditure

2,408.382

2023

2,231.909

2022

238.498

2000

2,408.382

2023

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Net Debt

4,116.760

2023

3,798.955

2022

399.445

2000

4,116.760

2023

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Revenue

2,117.734

2023

1,963.124

2022

223.936

2000

2,117.734

2023

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

7,335.897

2023

7,165.851

2022

1,792.065

1985

8,083.126

2011

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Population

62.130

2023

61.158

2022

29.080

1980

62.130

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

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

1.828

2023

1.828

2022

-2.137

1992

6.621

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

29.023

2023

28.888

2022

9.241

1980

29.023

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

11.388

Jun 2018

11.480

Mar 2018

3.483

Dec 2003

13.499

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-12
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

5.5

Aug 2018

5.1

Jul 2018

2.4

Oct 2004

7.2

Dec 2015

NA

monthly

Oct 2004 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Foreign Portfolio Investment

7,480.653

Mar 2018

6,926.536

Dec 2017

-6,099.537

Dec 2008

8,648.379

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

6,268.980

2017

5,381.428

2016

410.200

1957

8,066.348

2011

USD

yearly

1957 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-09
Gold Production

145,000.000

2017

145,000.000

2016

144,515.000

2015

619,201.000

1993

kg

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-02-01
Gold Reserves

5,039.000

Jun 2018

5,243.000

May 2018

147.319

May 1961

7,492.775

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 2018-09-12
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

18,576.178

Mar 2018

16,421.103

Dec 2017

361.550

Jun 1960

20,848.092

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-05
Gross National Product

94,732.633

Mar 2018

86,628.829

Dec 2017

1,723.399

Mar 1960

107,525.390

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

6,440,541.443

2016

7,000,632.537

2015

2,857,675.859

2002

8,453,001.088

2013

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Medicament

1,782,994.971

2017

1,440,399.075

2016

499,344.202

2002

1,897,105.686

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

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

552,961.673

2017

539,441.379

2016

137,105.353

2000

576,982.311

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

3,062,039.363

2017

3,521,608.512

2016

1,303,080.231

2001

4,139,209.895

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Imports: Television

177,140.586

2017

127,081.110

2016

54,650.052

2002

319,224.243

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

-0.77

Jun 2018

-0.20

Mar 2018

-3.84

Dec 2015

8.38

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-12
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

37.350

2017

35.450

2016

23.130

2004

43.020

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

9.40

Sep 2018

9.38

Aug 2018

6.73

Apr 2013

10.65

Jun 2008

% pa

monthly

Aug 2006 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
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

316,812,764.000

2016

319,271,916.000

2015

293,820,974.000

2009

324,079,437.000

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

122,027.023

Aug 2018

127,190.319

Jul 2018

2,074.799

Mar 1965

142,481.380

Mar 2018

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-24
Money Supply M2

201,123.151

Aug 2018

208,823.745

Jul 2018

4,041.798

Mar 1965

246,531.715

Apr 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Monthly Earnings

1,659

May 2018

1,605

Feb 2018

968

Feb 2009

1,877

Aug 2011

USD

quarterly

Nov 2004 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-09-26
Motor Vehicle Production

589,951.000

Dec 2017

599,004.000

Dec 2016

246,092.000

Jun 2014

615,658.000

Dec 2015

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Registered

9,600.412

2015

9,319.194

2014

6,872.000

2005

9,600.412

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

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

186,117.000

Dec 2017

186,117.000

Dec 2016

90,459.000

Jun 2012

241,455.000

Dec 2007

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

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

369,598.647

Dec 2017

361,289.000

Dec 2016

180,690.000

Jun 2016

481,558.000

Dec 2006

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicles Sales

49,670

Sep 2018

47,977

Aug 2018

25,377

Apr 2003

63,675

Sep 2012

Unit

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-10
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-1.9

Sep 2018

-2.5

Aug 2018

-37.9

Apr 2009

56.0

Aug 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Natural Gas: Consumption

0.434

2017

0.444

2016

0.006

1971

0.444

2016

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1971 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Natural Gas: Imports

4,077.000

2017

3,960.000

2016

600.000

2003

4,077.000

2017

Cub m mn

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-12
Nominal GDP

97,677.2

Jun 2018

99,893.0

Mar 2018

1,853.6

Mar 1960

109,785.3

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-25
Nominal GDP Growth

6.972

Jun 2018

6.426

Mar 2018

4.334

Jun 1961

36.817

Sep 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-25
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

144.390

Dec 2017

143.340

Sep 2017

1.080

Mar 1966

144.390

Dec 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Dec 2017

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

4.900

Dec 2017

4.160

Sep 2017

-8.820

Sep 1985

40.900

Jun 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-30
Non Performing Loans Ratio

3.6

Aug 2018

3.6

Jul 2018

2.1

Jan 2008

6.0

Nov 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2008 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Non-Performing Loans

10,163.473

Aug 2018

10,579.269

Jul 2018

6,179.640

Jan 2008

19,976.469

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-24
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

4,522,850.000

2016

4,131,055.000

2015

650,013.000

1960

5,492,838.000

1999

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Mobile

82,412,880.000

2016

87,999,492.000

2015

0.000

1988

87,999,492.000

2015

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Oil Consumption

580.187

2017

576.972

2016

117.729

1965

591.804

2015

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
P/E ratio

15.190

Sep 2018

15.579

Aug 2018

14.508

Jun 2018

30.533

Jan 2017

NA

monthly

Apr 2013 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-04
Policy Rate

6.50

Sep 2018

6.50

Aug 2018

5.00

Dec 2013

13.50

May 2003

% pa

monthly

Nov 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
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

60,111.317

Mar 2018

52,335.379

Dec 2017

1,149.050

Mar 1960

65,512.399

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

20,990.278

Mar 2018

18,460.554

Dec 2017

169.050

Mar 1960

22,057.665

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

87.6

Jul 2018

86.8

Jun 2018

63.9

Dec 2001

143.5

Aug 1983

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1970 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
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

97.850

Dec 2017

97.990

Sep 2017

45.840

Mar 1997

120.100

Dec 2007

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Dec 2017

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

0.180

Dec 2017

-0.610

Sep 2017

-21.700

Sep 1985

30.930

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-30
Retail Sales Growth

2.4

Jul 2018

0.9

Jun 2018

-6.3

Apr 2009

14.2

Sep 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-12
Short Term Interest Rate

7.12

Sep 2018

7.16

Aug 2018

4.92

Sep 2012

22.15

Feb 1985

% pa

monthly

Dec 1980 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Silver Production

35.000

2015

37.000

2014

35.000

2015

222.000

1986

Metric Ton

yearly

1986 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tax Revenue

8,128.630

Aug 2018

5,578.316

Jul 2018

1,487.025

Apr 2002

12,108.415

Mar 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Teledensity: Fixed Line

8.074

2016

7.471

2015

3.724

1960

12.190

1999

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

147.125

2016

159.156

2015

0.000

1988

159.156

2015

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

315,540.693

Mar 2018

311,389.575

Feb 2018

35,325.125

Dec 1986

346,503.072

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1986 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Total Exports

8,294.5

Aug 2018

7,993.7

Jul 2018

3,545.7

Jan 2006

10,098.9

Sep 2011

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Total Exports Growth

13.1

Aug 2018

14.8

Jul 2018

-33.4

Aug 2009

58.8

Oct 2008

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
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

11.0

Aug 2018

33.9

Jul 2018

-41.8

Jul 2009

67.1

Oct 2006

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
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

624.1

Aug 2018

-396.1

Jul 2018

-2,224.0

Jan 2018

2,192.5

Dec 2010

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Unemployment Rate

27.20

Jun 2018

26.70

Mar 2018

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-31
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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