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South Africa Labour Force Participation Rate

2008 - 2017 | Quarterly | % | Statistics South Africa

South Africa's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 59.9 % in Jun 2017, compared with 60.5 % in the previous quarter. South Africa's Labour Force Participation Rate is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2008 to Jun 2017, with an average rate of 57.1 % . 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 56.5 million people in Jun 2017. Unemployment Rate of South Africa remained the same at 27.7 % in Jun 2017. The country's Monthly Earnings stood at 1,381.7 USD in Feb 2017.

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What was South Africa’s Labour Force Participation Rate in Jun 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

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

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Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Canada

66.9

Jul 2017

66.8

Jun 2017

59.9

Jan 1976

69.3

Jul 1989

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
France

72.0

Jun 2017

71.5

Mar 2017

69.5

Jun 2006

72.0

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Germany

60.8

Mar 2017

61.3

Dec 2016

58.2

Mar 2005

61.3

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Italy

65.3

Mar 2017

65.5

Dec 2016

57.2

Jun 1978

65.5

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Japan

61.0

Jun 2017

60.8

May 2017

58.5

Dec 2012

66.1

Oct 1973

%

monthly

Jul 1972 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
United Kingdom

63.6

May 2017

63.6

Apr 2017

61.4

May 1983

64.5

Sep 1990

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - May 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Austria

75.5

Mar 2017

76.1

Dec 2016

70.2

Mar 2004

77.4

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Belgium

67.5

Mar 2017

68.4

Dec 2016

63.6

Jun 2001

68.4

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Bulgaria

55.8

Jun 2017

53.7

Mar 2017

47.5

Dec 2000

55.8

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Cyprus

61.5

Mar 2017

62.9

Dec 2016

60.3

Mar 2016

64.7

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Czech Republic

59.9

Mar 2017

60.2

Dec 2016

58.1

Mar 2012

60.2

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Denmark

74.9

2015

74.7

2014

74.7

2014

79.0

2007

%

yearly

2006 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Estonia

63.7

Jun 2017

62.2

Mar 2017

56.9

Jun 2002

63.9

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Finland

67.2

Jul 2017

68.6

Jun 2017

63.5

Dec 2012

71.5

Jun 2008

%

monthly

May 2004 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Greece

59.8

May 2017

59.7

Apr 2017

57.4

Mar 2004

60.4

Oct 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - May 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Hungary

61.8

Jun 2017

61.1

Mar 2017

51.0

Jun 1998

61.8

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Iceland

85.5

Jun 2017

85.0

May 2017

76.1

Nov 2011

87.4

Jul 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Ireland

59.8

Mar 2017

60.1

Dec 2016

56.8

Mar 1998

64.7

Sep 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Latvia

68.6

Jun 2017

68.0

Mar 2017

59.9

Mar 2002

68.6

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Lithuania

60.3

Mar 2017

60.4

Dec 2016

54.7

Dec 2006

61.1

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Jun 1998 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Argentina

61.0

2016

61.0

2015

57.5

1992

62.2

2005

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Luxembourg

54.5

2016

54.8

2015

53.7

2000

55.6

2013

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Malta

68.7

Mar 2017

69.1

Dec 2016

57.2

Dec 2006

70.0

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Bolivia

61.0

2015

65.8

2014

61.0

2015

67.8

2001

%

yearly

1999 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Netherlands

68.8

Jul 2017

68.1

Jun 2017

62.1

Jan 2005

68.8

Jul 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Norway

64.8

2016

64.9

2015

61.5

1993

67.2

2008

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Brazil

61.7

Jun 2017

61.6

May 2017

60.9

Feb 2015

61.7

Jun 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Poland

56.2

Mar 2017

56.3

Dec 2016

53.2

Mar 2007

57.9

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Dec 1998 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Chile

59.6

Jun 2017

59.7

May 2017

56.1

Jul 2009

60.4

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Portugal

58.5

Mar 2017

58.6

Dec 2016

58.1

Mar 2016

61.6

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Colombia

64.8

Jun 2017

63.8

Mar 2017

57.5

Dec 2006

65.9

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Romania

52.9

Mar 2017

53.2

Dec 2016

52.7

Mar 2016

67.8

Sep 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Slovakia

59.9

Mar 2017

60.2

Dec 2016

58.5

Mar 2011

60.9

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Slovenia

57.7

Mar 2017

57.2

Dec 2016

55.8

Mar 2016

60.7

Sep 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Ecuador

64.3

2016

64.2

2015

63.7

1990

71.0

2006

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Mexico

59.4

Jun 2017

59.4

May 2017

58.2

Dec 2010

61.5

Jun 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Spain

58.8

Jun 2017

58.8

Mar 2017

48.9

Jun 1985

60.5

Sep 2012

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Panama

64.4

2016

64.2

2015

61.9

2011

64.4

2016

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Sweden

74.8

Jun 2017

72.6

May 2017

69.3

Jan 2012

74.8

Jun 2017

%

monthly

Apr 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Paraguay

62.6

2016

62.1

2015

57.3

1999

64.4

2012

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Switzerland

68.3

Jun 2017

68.4

Mar 2017

66.8

Mar 2010

68.8

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Peru

72.2

2016

71.6

2015

69.2

2001

74.1

2010

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Uruguay

62.8

May 2017

63.8

Apr 2017

59.6

Jun 2006

65.7

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Venezuela

62.7

Apr 2016

62.8

Mar 2016

62.6

Dec 2015

70.6

Oct 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

Updated on Jun 2016
Algeria

41.8

2016

41.8

2015

39.8

2003

43.2

2013

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Australia

65.0

Jul 2017

65.0

Jun 2017

59.6

Jan 1984

66.2

Dec 2010

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Bangladesh

62.2

2016

62.2

2015

62.1

2014

75.6

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Brunei

63.4

2016

63.5

2015

63.4

2016

68.0

2000

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Cambodia

82.7

2015

82.6

2014

81.8

2008

87.5

2011

%

yearly

2007 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Bahrain

68.8

2016

69.2

2015

64.3

1990

71.0

2010

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
China

70.8

2016

70.9

2015

70.8

2016

79.4

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Botswana

77.5

2016

77.4

2015

73.5

1990

77.5

2016

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Hong Kong

61.3

Jul 2017

61.1

Jun 2017

59.5

Nov 2010

66.2

Sep 1984

%

monthly

Dec 1981 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
India

53.8

2016

53.7

2015

53.7

2014

60.8

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Israel

64.5

Jul 2017

64.2

Jun 2017

62.6

Jan 2012

65.0

Jul 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Indonesia

69.0

Feb 2017

66.3

Aug 2016

65.8

Aug 2015

70.0

Feb 2011

%

semiannually

Feb 2005 - Feb 2017

Updated on May 2017
Jordan

40.1

2016

40.0

2015

39.2

1990

43.1

2009

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
South Korea

63.7

Jul 2017

63.8

Jun 2017

59.0

Jan 2011

63.8

Jun 2017

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Malawi

81.1

2016

81.0

2015

77.0

1998

82.7

2008

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Malaysia

67.8

Jun 2017

67.8

May 2017

67.6

Dec 2016

68.1

Aug 2015

%

monthly

Jan 2015 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Laos

77.6

2016

77.4

2015

77.2

2014

81.4

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Macau

71.2

Jun 2017

71.1

May 2017

60.8

Sep 2003

74.4

Dec 2014

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Myanmar

77.8

2016

78.0

2015

76.1

1990

78.5

2009

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nepal

83.0

2016

83.0

2015

83.0

2016

87.0

1995

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
New Zealand

69.8

Jun 2017

71.0

Mar 2017

62.6

Sep 1992

71.0

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Pakistan

54.1

2016

53.9

2015

49.2

1995

54.2

2011

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Philippines

61.4

Apr 2017

60.7

Jan 2017

60.7

Jan 2017

69.0

Apr 2004

%

quarterly

Jul 2003 - Apr 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Singapore

68.0

2016

68.3

2015

63.1

1998

68.3

2015

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Sri Lanka

54.7

Mar 2017

54.0

Dec 2016

51.5

Jun 2012

54.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Taiwan

58.9

Jul 2017

58.8

Jun 2017

56.3

Apr 1982

61.8

Aug 1987

%

monthly

Jan 1978 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Thailand

68.8

Jul 2017

69.4

Jun 2017

67.7

Oct 2016

73.1

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2013 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Vietnam

76.6

Mar 2017

76.8

Dec 2016

76.2

Jun 2015

78.8

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Albania

57.3

Mar 2017

57.2

Dec 2016

50.8

Mar 2014

58.7

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Armenia

58.9

Mar 2017

60.7

Dec 2016

56.7

Jun 2009

65.9

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Azerbaijan

65.2

2016

65.0

2015

60.9

1990

65.2

2016

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Belarus

83.3

2015

82.5

2014

76.1

2004

83.3

2015

%

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Bosnia and Herzegovina

42.6

2017

43.1

2016

42.6

2017

44.6

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Croatia

50.6

Mar 2017

51.3

Dec 2016

49.5

Mar 2013

54.1

Sep 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Georgia

67.5

2016

67.8

2015

62.2

2006

67.8

2015

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kazakhstan

69.5

Jun 2017

69.4

Mar 2017

68.0

Mar 2002

72.8

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Kyrgyzstan

62.4

2015

62.4

2014

62.4

2015

76.2

1996

%

yearly

1994 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Macedonia

56.7

Mar 2017

56.6

Dec 2016

50.3

Dec 2004

57.8

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Moldova

40.3

Mar 2017

40.0

Dec 2016

37.0

Mar 2012

61.4

Jun 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Mongolia

61.6

Jun 2017

59.5

Mar 2017

59.2

Jun 2008

64.8

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Mauritius

59.2

Mar 2017

59.8

Dec 2016

56.9

Dec 2004

61.0

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Montenegro

53.9

Mar 2017

54.0

Dec 2016

47.1

Mar 2011

55.9

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Russia

68.9

Jun 2017

68.8

May 2017

62.2

Feb 2017

70.3

Aug 2016

%

monthly

Aug 2009 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Serbia

51.8

Mar 2017

52.3

Dec 2016

50.8

Mar 2015

54.3

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Tajikistan

47.7

2015

47.8

2014

47.7

2015

78.5

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Turkey

53.0

May 2017

52.7

Apr 2017

42.4

Feb 2006

53.0

May 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - May 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Ukraine

61.4

Mar 2017

62.2

Dec 2016

61.2

Mar 2005

65.3

Sep 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Morocco

47.7

Jun 2017

47.5

Mar 2017

46.0

Dec 2016

55.7

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Nigeria

56.4

2016

56.3

2015

54.8

2004

57.0

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Oman

69.2

2016

69.1

2015

54.9

2001

69.2

2016

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Qatar

89.1

2016

88.6

2015

79.7

2006

89.1

2016

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Saudi Arabia

54.5

2016

54.8

2015

50.1

1999

54.8

2015

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
South Africa

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
Sudan

48.2

2016

48.1

2015

47.9

2011

52.6

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Syria

41.7

2016

41.7

2015

41.7

2016

53.2

2001

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Tunisia

46.6

2014

47.8

2012

45.2

2000

47.8

2012

%

yearly

1999 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Yemen

41.8

2010

42.2

2009

39.2

2004

44.5

2005

%

yearly

2004 - 2010

Updated on 2014
United Arab Emirates

79.5

2016

80.1

2015

72.8

1990

80.8

2011

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Egypt

31.8

2016

32.0

2015

27.3

1989

33.4

2010

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kuwait

68.7

2016

69.2

2015

58.6

1990

69.2

2015

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Ivory Coast

67.0

2016

67.0

2015

66.4

1998

67.2

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
European Union

57.3

2016

57.4

2015

56.3

2002

57.5

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kenya

67.2

2016

67.1

2015

64.8

2005

75.2

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Iran

38.9

Mar 2017

38.9

Dec 2016

35.4

Mar 2014

42.6

Sep 2005

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Lebanon

47.2

2016

47.0

2015

42.5

1990

47.2

2016

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kosovo

38.7

2016

37.6

2015

36.9

2012

52.8

2002

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017

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Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Real GDP Growth

0.6

Mar 2017

0.4

Dec 2016

-4.5

Mar 1983

9.4

Sep 1967

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

4.5

Mar 2017

6.5

Dec 2016

0.0

Sep 1962

27.1

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
GDP per Capita

5,367.27

2016

5,849.76

2015

410.20

1957

8,066.35

2011

USD

yearly

1957 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

17.5

Mar 2017

18.1

Dec 2016

11.3

Dec 1993

40.6

Sep 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Gross Savings Rate

17.3

Mar 2017

16.9

Dec 2016

14.4

Dec 2012

42.4

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

20.7

Mar 2017

20.5

Dec 2016

8.6

Jun 1963

21.5

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

58.8

Mar 2017

62.4

Dec 2016

47.6

Jun 1980

66.9

Dec 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Industrial Production Index Growth

-0.2

Apr 2017

-2.1

Mar 2017

-19.8

Apr 2009

23.2

Apr 1964

%

monthly

Jan 1962 - Apr 2017

Updated on Jun 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
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-4.2

2016

-4.2

2015

-6.6

1993

0.7

2007

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
National Government Debt

179,119.5

Jun 2017

172,256.0

May 2017

3,407.6

Feb 1960

179,119.5

Jun 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Government Debt: % of GDP

51.7

2016

49.3

2015

26.5

2008

51.7

2016

%

yearly

1960 - 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
Unemployment Rate

27.70

Jun 2017

27.70

Mar 2017

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Monthly Earnings

1,382

Feb 2017

1,328

Nov 2016

968

Feb 2009

1,877

Aug 2011

USD

quarterly

Nov 2004 - Feb 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Labour Productivity Growth

-2.39

Mar 2017

0.37

Dec 2016

-3.82

Dec 2015

8.38

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Retail Sales Growth

2.2

Apr 2017

0.4

Mar 2017

-6.2

Apr 2009

14.0

Sep 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Nominal GDP

83,965.5

Mar 2017

79,863.6

Dec 2016

1,853.6

Mar 1960

110,183.2

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 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
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
Business Confidence: Net Balance

-14.2

Jul 2017

-6.6

Jun 2017

-29.9

Apr 2009

22.2

Apr 2002

% Point

monthly

Sep 1999 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Business Confidence Growth

-18.1

Jul 2017

-12.3

Jun 2017

-37.3

Apr 2009

36.9

Feb 2010

% Point

monthly

Sep 2000 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

4.6

Jul 2017

5.1

Jun 2017

0.2

Jan 2004

20.9

Jan 1986

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-2.1

Mar 2017

-1.7

Dec 2016

-11.0

Mar 1971

13.9

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Current Account Balance

-1,730.5

Mar 2017

-1,375.5

Dec 2016

-6,055.6

Sep 2013

2,630.6

Mar 1980

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Direct Investment Abroad

750.4

Mar 2017

1,401.9

Dec 2016

-5,055.3

Jun 2001

5,099.8

Sep 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

8.3

May 2017

8.4

Apr 2017

-0.9

Apr 2010

30.1

Jul 1981

%

monthly

Mar 1966 - May 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Domestic Credit

269,281.3

May 2017

263,463.3

Apr 2017

6,566.0

Mar 1965

326,708.5

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - May 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Electricity Production

21,845

Jun 2017

22,387

May 2017

10,439

Feb 1985

23,801

Jul 2007

GWh

monthly

Jan 1985 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Equity Market Index

55,207.4

Jul 2017

51,611.0

Jun 2017

60.7

Apr 1961

55,207.4

Jul 2017

02Jan2002=100

monthly

Jan 1960 - Jul 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

13.150

Jul 2017

12.892

Jun 2017

0.668

Jul 1974

16.325

Jan 2016

ZAR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
External Debt: % of GDP

48.4

2016

39.1

2015

18.9

2005

48.4

2016

%

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 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
External Debt: Short Term

32,056.0

Mar 2017

29,791.0

Dec 2016

7,736.0

Sep 2003

34,042.0

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.8

Mar 2017

0.6

Dec 2016

-2.1

Dec 2006

20.4

Jun 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

680.4

Mar 2017

465.1

Dec 2016

-1,430.4

Dec 2006

6,557.1

Jun 2001

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Liquid Assets Ratio

9.7

Mar 2017

9.6

Feb 2017

3.5

May 2002

10.0

Sep 1989

%

monthly

Mar 1988 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
External Debt

152,793.0

Mar 2017

142,833.0

Dec 2016

21,185.0

Dec 1988

152,793.0

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1985 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

44.5

2016

46.2

2015

25.8

1980

54.2

2007

%

yearly

1969 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Household Debt

148,130.2

Mar 2017

139,093.8

Dec 2016

4,410.0

Mar 1969

204,408.3

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1969 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Long Term Interest Rate

9.17

Jul 2017

9.29

Jun 2017

6.73

Apr 2013

10.65

Jun 2008

% pa

monthly

Aug 2006 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 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
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

313.0

2016

289.6

2015

0.2

2010

313.0

2016

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

45,369

Jun 2017

41,963

May 2017

25,377

Apr 2003

63,675

Sep 2012

Unit

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

4.1

Jul 2017

0.9

Jun 2017

-37.9

Apr 2009

56.0

Aug 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

2.9

Apr 2017

2.8

Mar 2017

2.1

Jan 2008

6.0

Nov 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2008 - Apr 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

39,604.0

Jun 2017

39,414.0

May 2017

5,584.0

Jan 2003

41,971.0

Feb 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

5.5

May 2017

6.1

Apr 2017

2.4

Oct 2004

7.2

Dec 2015

NA

monthly

Oct 2004 - May 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
P/E ratio

21.00

Jul 2017

22.64

Jun 2017

15.89

Jun 2013

30.53

Jan 2017

NA

monthly

Apr 2013 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

4.0

Jun 2017

4.8

May 2017

2.7

Feb 2015

8.8

Apr 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2013 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Policy Rate

6.75

Jul 2017

7.00

Jun 2017

5.00

Dec 2013

13.50

May 2003

% pa

monthly

Nov 1999 - Jul 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

1,962.78

Mar 2017

137.48

Dec 2016

-6,099.54

Dec 2008

8,648.38

Mar 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Real Effective Exchange Rate

87.2

May 2017

86.4

Apr 2017

63.9

Dec 2001

143.5

Aug 1983

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1970 - May 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

7.15

Jul 2017

7.44

Jun 2017

4.92

Sep 2012

22.15

Feb 1985

% pa

monthly

Dec 1980 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Total Exports Growth

-2.9

Jun 2017

-1.7

May 2017

-33.4

Aug 2009

58.8

Oct 2008

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Total Exports

7,922.4

Jun 2017

7,745.1

May 2017

3,545.7

Jan 2006

10,098.9

Sep 2011

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Total Imports Growth

-1.3

Jun 2017

10.9

May 2017

-41.8

Jul 2009

67.1

Oct 2006

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Total Imports

7,094.6

Jun 2017

7,200.6

May 2017

3,946.9

Feb 2005

9,975.4

Oct 2014

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

-0.8

Jun 2017

-1.8

May 2017

-34.0

Jun 2011

48.1

Jun 2010

%

monthly

Sep 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Tourism Revenue

287

Apr 2017

327

Mar 2017

172

Jun 2005

409

Jun 2010

USD mn

monthly

Sep 2004 - Apr 2017

Updated on Jun 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
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-6.8

2015

0.1

2014

-26.9

2009

15.2

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Trade Balance

827.8

Jun 2017

544.5

May 2017

-2,207.1

Oct 2007

2,192.5

Dec 2010

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

5.14

Mar 2017

6.97

Dec 2016

4.33

Jun 1961

36.82

Sep 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Gross National Product

80,934.80

Mar 2017

79,637.07

Dec 2016

1,723.40

Mar 1960

107,525.39

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

16,333.96

Mar 2017

15,320.77

Dec 2016

361.55

Jun 1960

20,848.09

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

50,736.11

Mar 2017

47,506.78

Dec 2016

1,149.05

Mar 1960

65,512.40

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

17,214.29

Mar 2017

16,199.32

Dec 2016

169.05

Mar 1960

22,057.67

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Bank Lending Rate

10.25

23 Aug 2017

10.25

22 Aug 2017

4.50

16 Oct 1949

25.50

18 Oct 1998

% pa

daily

31 Dec 1948 - 23 Aug 2017

Updated on 23 Aug 2017
Gold Reserves

5,009.00

Jun 2017

5,100.00

May 2017

147.32

May 1961

7,492.77

Sep 1980

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Money Supply M2

195,433.28

May 2017

191,371.96

Apr 2017

4,041.80

Mar 1965

246,531.71

Apr 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - May 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Money Supply M1

119,332.71

May 2017

117,622.22

Apr 2017

2,074.80

Mar 1965

132,547.77

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - May 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Employed Persons

16,099,707.77

Jun 2017

16,212,250.45

Mar 2017

11,660,000.00

Dec 2001

16,212,250.45

Mar 2017

Person

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

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

6.94

May 2017

6.75

Apr 2017

0.63

Jun 2010

15.64

Jan 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - May 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Core CPI Change

4.81

May 2017

4.82

Apr 2017

2.90

Feb 2011

8.33

May 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - May 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

12.41

Mar 2017

13.51

Dec 2016

3.48

Dec 2003

13.53

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Total Deposits

270,477.31

Mar 2017

261,341.65

Feb 2017

35,325.12

Dec 1986

346,503.07

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1986 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Non-Performing Loans

8,047.11

Apr 2017

8,329.88

Mar 2017

6,179.64

Jan 2008

19,976.47

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Apr 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Tax Revenue

9,787.60

Jun 2017

5,634.28

May 2017

1,487.03

Apr 2002

12,108.41

Mar 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - Jun 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-14.52

2022

-13.88

2021

-21.57

2013

5.11

1987

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 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: Government Net Debt

3,624.18

2022

3,393.05

2021

399.44

2000

3,624.18

2022

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

2,039.45

2022

1,882.97

2021

223.94

2000

2,039.45

2022

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure

2,211.82

2022

2,062.26

2021

238.50

2000

2,211.82

2022

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.22

2022

2.20

2021

-2.14

1992

6.62

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

6,175.06

2022

6,051.98

2021

1,792.07

1985

8,058.90

2011

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

15,216.06

2022

14,819.64

2021

4,630.88

1980

15,216.06

2022

Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Population

61.61

2022

60.62

2021

29.08

1980

61.61

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

27.86

2022

27.85

2021

9.24

1980

27.86

2022

%

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
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
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
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
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
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

226.58

Dec 2016

220.99

Sep 2016

6.11

Mar 1965

290.48

Jun 2011

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 1965 - Dec 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Credit to Households

108.41

Dec 2016

105.97

Sep 2016

94.82

Dec 2015

167.38

Jun 2011

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2016

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

8.60

Dec 2016

8.60

Sep 2016

7.60

Dec 2013

12.10

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2016

Updated on Jun 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
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
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
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
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
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

142.46

Dec 2016

138.27

Sep 2016

0.90

Mar 1966

142.46

Dec 2016

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Dec 2016

Updated on May 2017
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

6.80

Dec 2016

4.98

Sep 2016

-8.82

Sep 1985

40.90

Jun 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Dec 2016

Updated on May 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index

101.09

Dec 2016

99.02

Sep 2016

38.04

Mar 1997

111.84

Sep 2007

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Dec 2016

Updated on May 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

0.20

Dec 2016

-1.00

Sep 2016

-21.70

Sep 1985

32.99

Sep 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Dec 2016

Updated on May 2017
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

4,131,055.00

2015

3,647,770.00

2014

650,013.00

1960

5,492,838.00

1999

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Number of Subscriber Mobile

87,999,492.00

2015

79,280,731.00

2014

0.00

1988

87,999,492.00

2015

Person

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Fixed Line

7.72

2015

6.86

2014

3.74

1960

12.43

1999

Number

yearly

1960 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Teledensity: Mobile

164.51

2015

149.19

2014

0.00

1988

164.51

2015

Number

yearly

1960 - 2015

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
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
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
Container Port Throughput

4,831,462.00

2014

4,694,500.00

2013

3,726,313.00

2009

4,831,462.00

2014

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2014

Updated on 2015
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

37.10

2016

41.41

2015

23.13

2004

43.02

2013

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2016
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
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
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
Crude Steel Production

6,141.30

2016

6,417.00

2015

3,702.00

1967

9,718.00

2006

Tonne th

yearly

1967 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Hot Rolled Products Production

5,700.00

2015

5,583.00

2014

5,400.00

2012

7,513.00

2006

Tonne th

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Iron Ore Production

61,380.00

2015

66,920.00

2014

16,605.00

1983

66,920.00

2014

Tonne th

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2016
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
Coal Consumption

85.11

2016

83.35

2015

24.34

1966

93.82

2009

TOE mn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Coal Production

142.44

2016

142.89

2015

74.86

1981

148.23

2014

TOE mn

yearly

1981 - 2016

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
Gold Production

140,000.00

2016

145,000.00

2015

140,000.00

2016

619,201.00

1993

kg

yearly

1990 - 2016

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