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South Africa Unemployment Rate

2008 - 2017 | Quarterly | % | Statistics South Africa

South Africa's Unemployment Rate dropped to 26.70 % in Dec 2017, from the previously reported number of 27.70 % in Sep 2017. South Africa's Unemployment Rate is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2008 to Dec 2017, with an average rate of 25.00 %. The data reached an all-time high of 27.70 % in Sep 2017 and a record low of 21.50 % in Dec 2008. The data is reported by reported by Statistics South Africa.

In the latest reports, South Africa's Population reached 56.52 million people in Jun 2017. Monthly Earnings of South Africa stood at 1,466.92 USD in Nov 2017. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 58.80 % in Dec 2017.

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What was South Africa's Unemployment Rate in Dec 2017?

Last

26.70

Dec 2017
Previous

27.70

Sep 2017
Min

21.50

Dec 2008
Max

27.70

Sep 2017
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 01 Feb 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

26.70

Dec 2017

27.70

Sep 2017

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 01 Feb 2018

View South Africa's Unemployment Rate from Mar 2008 to Dec 2017 in the chart:

Unemployment Rate

Series Details
Series ID

353101717

Name

Unemployment Rate

Country

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Source

Statistics South Africa

First Date

Mar 2008

Last Date

Dec 2017

Last Updated

01 Feb 2018

Statistics
Mean

Variance

Standard deviation

Skewness

Kurtosis

Coefficient variation

Median

Max
Sep 2017

27.70

Min
Dec 2008

21.50

Previous observation
Sep 2017

27.70

Last observation
Dec 2017

26.70

Number of Observations

0

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More Countries for Unemployment Rate

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

13.37

Dec 2017

13.60

Sep 2017

12.90

Mar 2012

18.20

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Algeria

11.70

2017

10.50

2016

8.70

1984

28.80

2000

%

yearly

1982 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Argentina

7.20

Dec 2017

8.30

Sep 2017

5.90

Sep 2015

20.40

Mar 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Armenia

18.00

Dec 2017

16.50

Sep 2017

14.70

Dec 2008

20.70

Mar 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Australia

5.56

Feb 2018

5.50

Jan 2018

3.98

Feb 2008

11.20

Dec 1992

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Austria

5.21

Feb 2018

5.29

Jan 2018

3.40

Apr 2001

6.24

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1993 - Feb 2018

Updated on Apr 2018
Azerbaijan

4.96

Dec 2017

4.94

Sep 2017

4.81

Sep 2015

6.24

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on Apr 2018
Bahrain

4.30

2016

3.50

2015

3.50

2015

16.40

2006

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Bangladesh

4.00

2017

4.10

2016

2.20

1991

5.10

1997

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Belarus

0.50

Feb 2018

0.50

Jan 2018

0.50

Feb 2018

2.10

Oct 2004

%

monthly

Oct 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Belgium

6.44

Dec 2017

7.29

Sep 2017

6.20

Jun 2001

9.22

Sep 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Bolivia

3.36

2016

3.51

2015

2.31

2012

5.48

2002

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

20.50

2017

25.40

2016

20.50

2017

31.10

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Botswana

18.10

2017

17.70

2016

12.90

2008

23.80

2003

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Brazil

12.60

Feb 2018

12.20

Jan 2018

6.20

Dec 2013

13.70

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Brunei

6.40

2017

6.50

2016

4.60

2010

7.00

2014

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Bulgaria

5.60

Dec 2017

5.80

Sep 2017

5.00

Dec 2008

21.60

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Cambodia

0.10

2015

0.10

2014

0.10

2015

0.75

2007

%

yearly

2007 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Canada

5.80

Feb 2018

5.90

Jan 2018

5.80

Feb 2018

13.10

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Chile

6.70

Feb 2018

6.50

Jan 2018

5.70

Dec 2013

11.63

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
China

3.90

Dec 2017

3.95

Sep 2017

3.00

Jun 2000

4.30

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Colombia

10.80

Feb 2018

11.76

Jan 2018

7.27

Nov 2015

17.87

Jan 2002

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Croatia

9.00

Sep 2017

11.00

Jun 2017

7.00

Sep 2008

18.70

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Cyprus

10.10

Dec 2017

10.00

Sep 2017

3.10

Jun 2008

17.60

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Czech Republic

2.40

Dec 2017

2.78

Sep 2017

2.40

Dec 2017

8.67

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Denmark

5.40

Dec 2017

5.90

Sep 2017

3.20

Jun 2008

8.10

Jun 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Ecuador

4.62

Dec 2017

4.14

Sep 2017

3.80

Dec 2014

5.71

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Sep 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Egypt

11.30

Dec 2017

11.90

Sep 2017

8.40

Jun 2008

13.40

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Estonia

5.30

Dec 2017

5.20

Sep 2017

4.00

Jun 2008

19.50

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
European Union

7.30

Jan 2018

7.30

Dec 2017

6.80

Apr 2008

11.00

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Finland

8.40

Feb 2018

8.40

Jan 2018

2.80

Jan 1990

17.60

Feb 1994

%

monthly

Jan 1988 - Feb 2018

Updated on Apr 2018
France

8.90

Dec 2017

9.60

Sep 2017

7.20

Mar 2008

10.70

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Georgia

11.76

2016

11.95

2015

0.20

1991

16.85

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Germany

3.50

Feb 2018

3.50

Jan 2018

3.50

Feb 2018

11.20

Aug 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Greece

20.83

Dec 2017

20.98

Nov 2017

7.30

May 2008

27.96

Jul 2013

%

monthly

Apr 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Hong Kong

2.90

Feb 2018

2.90

Jan 2018

1.00

Dec 1989

8.50

Jun 2003

%

monthly

Oct 1981 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Hungary

3.79

Dec 2017

4.06

Sep 2017

3.79

Dec 2017

11.94

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Iceland

2.75

Feb 2018

2.78

Jan 2018

2.41

Feb 2008

7.56

May 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
India

3.60

2017

3.50

2016

3.50

2016

4.40

2005

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Indonesia

5.50

2017

5.61

2016

1.62

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Iran

11.90

Dec 2017

11.70

Sep 2017

9.50

Sep 2014

14.70

Mar 2002

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Israel

3.80

Feb 2018

3.66

Jan 2018

3.66

Jan 2018

7.09

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Italy

11.11

Jan 2018

10.90

Dec 2017

5.73

Apr 2007

13.02

Nov 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Ivory Coast

9.20

2017

9.30

2016

8.90

1991

9.40

2015

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Japan

2.50

Feb 2018

2.40

Jan 2018

1.00

Mar 1970

5.50

Jul 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Jordan

18.50

Nov 2017

18.50

Aug 2017

10.80

May 2007

18.50

Nov 2017

%

quarterly

Feb 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Kazakhstan

4.90

Feb 2018

4.90

Jan 2018

4.80

May 2017

12.90

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Kenya

11.00

2017

11.30

2016

8.10

1999

12.20

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Kosovo

27.50

2016

32.90

2015

27.50

2016

57.10

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kuwait

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Kyrgyzstan

7.20

2016

7.60

2015

0.26

1992

12.50

2002

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Laos

1.50

2017

1.40

2016

1.30

2015

2.60

1995

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Latvia

8.10

Dec 2017

8.50

Sep 2017

5.30

Dec 2007

21.30

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Lebanon

10.00

2012

6.40

2009

6.40

2009

10.00

2012

%

yearly

2004 - 2012

Updated on 2014
Lithuania

7.30

Feb 2018

7.30

Jan 2018

4.00

Nov 2007

18.30

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Luxembourg

5.70

Feb 2018

5.60

Jan 2018

2.20

Mar 2002

7.20

May 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Macau

1.90

Feb 2018

1.80

Jan 2018

1.70

Apr 2015

7.10

Jun 2000

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Macedonia

21.90

Dec 2017

22.10

Sep 2017

21.90

Dec 2017

38.70

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Malawi

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

1.00

2011

6.60

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2016
Malaysia

3.30

Jan 2018

3.30

Dec 2017

3.20

Feb 2016

3.60

Nov 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Malta

3.70

Dec 2017

4.00

Sep 2017

3.70

Dec 2017

8.20

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Mauritius

6.70

Dec 2017

7.00

Sep 2017

6.60

Dec 2016

9.80

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Mexico

3.30

Feb 2018

3.35

Jan 2018

3.15

May 2006

5.99

Sep 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Moldova

3.33

Dec 2017

3.41

Sep 2017

2.89

Sep 2016

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Mongolia

7.30

Dec 2017

9.10

Sep 2017

6.30

Sep 2015

12.80

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Montenegro

17.00

Dec 2017

14.80

Sep 2017

14.80

Sep 2017

21.54

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Morocco

10.60

Sep 2017

9.30

Jun 2017

7.80

Jun 2006

15.10

Sep 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Myanmar

0.80

2017

0.80

2016

0.80

2017

0.90

1998

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Nepal

3.20

2017

3.40

2016

1.80

1999

4.50

1996

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Netherlands

5.00

Feb 2018

5.20

Jan 2018

4.40

Nov 2008

9.50

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
New Zealand

4.50

Dec 2017

4.60

Sep 2017

3.30

Dec 2007

11.20

Sep 1991

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Norway

4.00

Jan 2018

4.10

Dec 2017

2.30

Apr 2008

6.80

Sep 1993

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Oman

16.90

2017

16.50

2016

16.10

2015

19.60

2001

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Pakistan

5.94

2015

5.96

2014

3.04

1986

8.27

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Panama

5.50

2016

5.10

2015

4.10

2013

13.00

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Paraguay

6.00

2016

5.40

2015

4.60

2012

10.70

2002

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Peru

4.18

2016

3.51

2015

3.51

2015

5.94

2002

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Philippines

5.30

Jan 2018

5.00

Oct 2017

4.70

Oct 2016

14.40

Apr 1991

%

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Poland

4.50

Dec 2017

4.70

Sep 2017

4.50

Dec 2017

20.70

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Portugal

7.80

Feb 2018

7.90

Jan 2018

4.80

Nov 2000

17.50

Jan 2013

%

monthly

Feb 1998 - Feb 2018

Updated on Apr 2018
Qatar

0.10

2016

0.20

2015

0.10

2016

3.90

2001

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Romania

4.60

Jan 2018

4.60

Dec 2017

4.60

Jan 2018

8.80

Apr 2002

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Russia

5.00

Feb 2018

5.20

Jan 2018

4.80

Aug 2014

14.60

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on Apr 2018
Saudi Arabia

5.60

2016

5.60

2015

4.34

1999

6.97

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Serbia

14.70

Dec 2017

12.90

Sep 2017

11.80

Jun 2017

21.30

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Singapore

2.10

Dec 2017

2.10

Sep 2017

1.40

Sep 1997

4.80

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Slovakia

7.70

Dec 2017

8.00

Sep 2017

7.70

Dec 2017

19.70

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Slovenia

5.80

Dec 2017

6.30

Sep 2017

4.10

Sep 2008

11.10

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
South Africa

26.70

Dec 2017

27.70

Sep 2017

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 01 Feb 2018
South Korea

3.60

Feb 2018

3.60

Jan 2018

3.00

Nov 2013

7.10

Jun 1999

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Spain

16.55

Dec 2017

16.38

Sep 2017

4.41

Sep 1976

26.94

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Sri Lanka

4.00

Dec 2017

4.20

Sep 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Sudan

20.30

2010

20.00

2009

8.60

1993

20.70

2008

%

yearly

1993 - 2010

Updated on 2014
Sweden

6.27

Feb 2018

6.35

Jan 2018

1.30

Jul 1989

10.50

Jun 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Switzerland

4.60

Dec 2017

4.49

Nov 2017

1.53

Jan 1991

5.49

Feb 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Syria

14.90

2011

8.60

2010

8.10

2009

14.90

2011

%

yearly

2000 - 2011

Updated on 2016
Taiwan

3.70

Feb 2018

3.68

Jan 2018

1.36

Sep 1993

6.04

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Apr 1993 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Tajikistan

2.10

Dec 2017

2.20

Nov 2017

2.00

Feb 2005

3.13

Jan 2000

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Thailand

1.30

Feb 2018

1.30

Jan 2018

0.40

Nov 2012

5.70

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Tunisia

15.50

Dec 2017

15.30

Sep 2017

14.80

Jun 2014

18.90

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Turkey

9.90

Dec 2017

10.10

Nov 2017

8.00

Jun 2012

13.90

Apr 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Ukraine

9.90

Dec 2017

8.90

Sep 2017

5.20

Sep 2005

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
United Arab Emirates

4.60

2011

4.30

2010

1.80

1995

4.60

2011

%

yearly

1995 - 2011

Updated on 2017
United Kingdom

4.31

Dec 2017

4.37

Nov 2017

3.40

Dec 1973

11.90

May 1984

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
United States

4.10

Feb 2018

4.10

Jan 2018

2.50

Jun 1953

10.80

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Uruguay

8.48

Jan 2018

6.92

Dec 2017

5.59

Dec 2011

13.20

Jan 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Venezuela

7.33

Apr 2016

7.08

Mar 2016

5.53

Dec 2014

20.70

Feb 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

Updated on Jun 2016
Vietnam

3.18

2017

3.23

2016

3.18

2017

6.85

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Yemen

14.30

2010

14.60

2009

9.80

1994

16.23

2004

%

yearly

1994 - 2010

Updated on 2014

More Indicators for South Africa

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

53.0

2017

51.6

2016

26.5

2008

53.0

2017

%

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Business Confidence: Net Balance

-6.2

Mar 2018

1.6

Feb 2018

-29.8

Apr 2009

21.7

Apr 2002

% Point

monthly

Sep 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Foreign Direct Investment

-995.3

Dec 2017

1,231.9

Sep 2017

-1,430.4

Dec 2006

6,557.1

Jun 2001

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Total Imports Growth

9.3

Feb 2018

18.1

Jan 2018

-41.8

Jul 2009

67.1

Oct 2006

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Money Supply M2

232,848.94

Feb 2018

227,159.27

Jan 2018

4,041.80

Mar 1965

246,531.71

Apr 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Government Revenue

1,966.02

2022

1,820.48

2021

223.94

2000

1,966.02

2022

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
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
Teledensity: Fixed Line

6.62

2016

7.72

2015

3.74

1960

12.43

1999

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Real GDP Growth

1.9

Dec 2017

1.3

Sep 2017

-4.5

Mar 1983

9.4

Sep 1967

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Labour Productivity Growth

0.82

Dec 2017

-0.94

Sep 2017

-3.84

Dec 2015

8.38

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Domestic Credit Growth

6.2

Feb 2018

6.3

Jan 2018

-0.9

Apr 2010

30.1

Jul 1981

%

monthly

Mar 1966 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

332.4

2017

312.2

2016

0.2

2010

332.4

2017

%

yearly

1975 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Total Imports

7,626.9

Feb 2018

8,854.2

Jan 2018

3,946.9

Feb 2005

9,975.4

Oct 2014

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

3.91

Feb 2018

4.53

Jan 2018

0.63

Jun 2010

15.64

Jan 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

6,859.74

2022

6,717.63

2021

1,792.07

1985

8,083.13

2011

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

1,017.75

2016

683.92

2015

211.30

2000

1,075.15

2003

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Public Consumption: % of GDP

21.1

Dec 2017

20.9

Sep 2017

8.6

Jun 1963

21.5

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Retail Sales Growth

2.9

Jan 2018

5.3

Dec 2017

-6.2

Apr 2009

14.2

Sep 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Equity Market Index

55,474.5

Mar 2018

58,325.1

Feb 2018

60.7

Apr 1961

59,772.8

Nov 2017

02Jan2002=100

monthly

Jan 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-03-30
Domestic Credit

316,255.4

Feb 2018

305,926.7

Jan 2018

6,566.0

Mar 1965

326,708.5

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Non Performing Loans Ratio

3.1

Jan 2018

2.8

Dec 2017

2.1

Jan 2008

6.0

Nov 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2008 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-08
Visitor Arrivals

10,044,000

2016

8,904,000

2015

4,488,000

1995

10,044,000

2016

Person

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Core CPI Change

4.14

Feb 2018

4.09

Jan 2018

2.90

Feb 2011

8.33

May 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2009 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Government Expenditure

2,220.23

2022

2,069.97

2021

238.50

2000

2,220.23

2022

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
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
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
Population

56.5

2017

55.6

2016

17.4

1960

56.5

2017

Person mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Household Debt: % of GDP

43.7

2017

44.4

2016

25.8

1980

54.2

2007

%

yearly

1969 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Short Term Interest Rate

6.87

Mar 2018

7.04

Feb 2018

4.92

Sep 2012

22.15

Feb 1985

% pa

monthly

Dec 1980 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Gold Reserves

5,317.00

Feb 2018

5,411.00

Jan 2018

147.32

May 1961

7,492.77

Sep 1980

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Government Net Debt

3,918.62

2022

3,605.52

2021

399.44

2000

3,918.62

2022

ZAR bn

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
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
GDP Deflator Growth

5.7

Dec 2017

6.2

Sep 2017

0.0

Sep 1962

27.1

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Direct Investment Abroad

-232.9

Dec 2017

4,430.7

Sep 2017

-5,055.3

Jun 2001

5,099.8

Sep 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Long Term Interest Rate

8.33

Mar 2018

8.58

Feb 2018

6.73

Apr 2013

10.65

Jun 2008

% pa

monthly

Aug 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Total Exports

7,663.4

Feb 2018

6,630.1

Jan 2018

3,545.7

Jan 2006

10,098.9

Sep 2011

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Bank Lending Rate

10.00

14 Apr 2018

10.00

13 Apr 2018

4.50

16 Oct 1949

25.50

18 Oct 1998

% pa

daily

31 Dec 1948 - 14 Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-14
Consumer Confidence: Net Balance

-8.0

Dec 2017

-8.6

Sep 2017

-33.0

Jun 1985

22.9

Mar 2007

% Point

quarterly

Jun 1982 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-01-31
External Debt: % of GDP

49.6

2017

48.2

2016

18.9

2005

49.6

2017

%

yearly

1985 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Producer Price Index Growth

4.2

Feb 2018

5.1

Jan 2018

2.7

Feb 2015

8.8

Apr 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2013 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Trade Balance

36.5

Feb 2018

-2,224.0

Jan 2018

-2,224.0

Jan 2018

2,192.5

Dec 2010

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Tax Revenue

10,968.44

Feb 2018

6,011.75

Jan 2018

1,487.03

Apr 2002

12,108.41

Mar 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

15,011.61

2022

14,640.36

2021

4,630.88

1980

15,011.61

2022

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-13
Natural Gas: Consumption

0.50

2016

0.49

2015

0.02

1982

0.50

2016

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1980 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
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 2018-03-29
Consumer Confidence Growth

2.2

Dec 2017

-5.6

Sep 2017

-38.0

Jun 1985

30.0

Sep 1994

% Point

quarterly

Jun 1983 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Exchange Rate against USD

11.842

Mar 2018

11.822

Feb 2018

0.668

Jul 1974

16.325

Jan 2016

ZAR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Exchange Reserves

41,929.0

Feb 2018

42,263.0

Jan 2018

5,584.0

Jan 2003

42,735.0

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-07
Visitor Arrivals Growth

12.8

2016

-6.8

2015

-26.9

2009

15.2

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Non-Performing Loans

9,629.94

Jan 2018

8,250.47

Dec 2017

6,179.64

Jan 2008

19,976.47

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.20

2022

2.20

2021

-2.14

1992

6.62

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2018-01-22
Silver Production

69.00

2014

68.78

2013

67.30

2012

222.00

1986

Metric Ton

yearly

1986 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-5.0

2017

-4.2

2016

-6.6

1993

0.7

2007

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

4.0

Feb 2018

4.4

Jan 2018

0.2

Jan 2004

20.9

Jan 1986

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
External Debt

173,319.0

Dec 2017

163,311.0

Sep 2017

21,185.0

Dec 1988

173,319.0

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1985 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Real Effective Exchange Rate

91.4

Jan 2018

86.4

Dec 2017

63.9

Dec 2001

143.5

Aug 1983

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1970 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Gross National Product

86,628.83

Dec 2017

85,657.12

Sep 2017

1,723.40

Mar 1960

107,525.39

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Gross Savings Rate

15.8

Dec 2017

16.0

Sep 2017

14.4

Dec 2012

42.4

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Labour Force Participation Rate

58.8

Dec 2017

59.9

Sep 2017

55.0

Dec 2010

60.5

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-13
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-2.9

Dec 2017

-2.1

Sep 2017

-11.0

Mar 1971

13.9

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
M2 Growth

7.7

Feb 2018

6.9

Jan 2018

-1.2

Feb 2010

37.5

Sep 1988

%

monthly

Mar 1966 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Private Consumption Expenditure

52,335.38

Dec 2017

52,778.82

Sep 2017

1,149.05

Mar 1960

65,512.40

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

244.07

Sep 2017

246.47

Jun 2017

6.10

Mar 1965

290.48

Jun 2011

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 1965 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
Coal Production

142.44

2016

142.89

2015

74.86

1981

148.23

2014

TOE mn

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Investment: % of GDP

18.5

Dec 2017

19.1

Sep 2017

11.3

Dec 1993

40.6

Sep 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Business Confidence Growth

-8.0

Mar 2018

-2.2

Feb 2018

-37.3

Apr 2009

36.7

Feb 2010

% Point

monthly

Sep 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

-1.1

Dec 2017

1.4

Sep 2017

-2.1

Dec 2006

20.4

Jun 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Policy Rate

6.50

Mar 2018

6.75

Feb 2018

5.00

Dec 2013

13.50

May 2003

% pa

monthly

Nov 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-03-31
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

16,421.10

Dec 2017

16,383.06

Sep 2017

361.55

Jun 1960

20,848.09

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-15.84

2022

-15.16

2021

-21.57

2013

5.11

1987

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

28.59

2022

28.60

2021

9.24

1980

28.60

2020

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Aluminum: Exports

1,319,133.86

2016

1,048,009.24

2015

697,284.69

1998

2,201,370.62

2007

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Industrial Production Index Growth

1.5

Jan 2018

2.7

Dec 2017

-20.1

Apr 2009

23.2

Apr 1964

%

monthly

Jan 1962 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
External Debt: Short Term

32,898.0

Dec 2017

33,995.0

Sep 2017

7,736.0

Sep 2003

34,042.0

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
P/E ratio

19.10

Feb 2018

21.66

Jan 2018

15.89

Jun 2013

30.53

Jan 2017

NA

monthly

Apr 2013 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Tourism Revenue

332

Jan 2018

369

Dec 2017

172

Jun 2005

422

Jun 2010

USD mn

monthly

Sep 2004 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Employed Persons

16,171,025.87

Dec 2017

16,191,669.89

Sep 2017

13,647,783.70

Sep 2010

16,212,250.45

Mar 2017

Person

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

1.1

Mar 2018

-4.0

Feb 2018

-37.9

Apr 2009

56.0

Aug 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

5.50

2022

5.50

2021

1.43

2004

18.41

1986

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

3.38

2022

3.38

2021

-18.52

2009

11.04

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Credit to Households

112.84

Sep 2017

115.67

Jun 2017

94.82

Dec 2015

167.38

Jun 2011

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

3,521,608.51

2016

3,662,848.03

2015

1,303,080.23

2001

4,139,209.90

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Imports: Television

127,081.11

2016

161,984.38

2015

54,650.05

2002

319,224.24

2010

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Number of Subscriber Mobile

76,653,421.00

2016

87,999,492.00

2015

0.00

1988

87,999,492.00

2015

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Oil Consumption

560.11

2016

582.89

2015

117.73

1965

582.89

2015

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Natural Gas: Imports

3,942.00

2016

3,749.00

2015

600.00

2003

3,942.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
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
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
Exports: Medicament

1,573.66

2016

375.13

2015

375.13

2015

1,633.99

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Medicament

398,723.63

2016

461,212.97

2015

14,505.80

2000

461,212.97

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Coal Consumption

85.11

2016

83.35

2015

24.34

1966

93.82

2009

TOE mn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
GDP per Capita

6,268.98

2017

5,381.43

2016

410.20

1957

8,066.35

2011

USD

yearly

1957 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Private Consumption: % of GDP

62.3

Dec 2017

58.4

Sep 2017

47.6

Jun 1980

66.9

Dec 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Total Deposits

278,787.79

Dec 2017

258,349.33

Nov 2017

35,325.12

Dec 1986

346,503.07

Jul 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1986 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
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 2017-02-22
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

434,837.24

2016

503,401.06

2015

171,106.37

1998

686,927.69

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

121,803.34

2016

69,821.59

2015

10,048.24

2002

258,483.36

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

142.34

Sep 2017

141.79

Jun 2017

1.08

Mar 1966

142.34

Sep 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

3.70

Sep 2017

3.19

Jun 2017

-8.82

Sep 1985

40.90

Jun 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Real Residential Property Price Index

97.30

Sep 2017

97.66

Jun 2017

45.84

Mar 1997

120.10

Dec 2007

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

-1.04

Sep 2017

-2.01

Jun 2017

-21.70

Sep 1985

30.93

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1967 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

3,562,982.00

2016

4,131,055.00

2015

650,013.00

1960

5,492,838.00

1999

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Teledensity: Mobile

142.38

2016

164.51

2015

0.00

1988

164.51

2015

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

1,962.90

2016

2,003.00

2015

1,962.90

2016

3,744.00

2010

Cub m mn

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

77,468.24

2016

73,312.91

2015

8,907.40

2000

80,522.77

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
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 2017-05-19
National Government Debt

209,786.2

Feb 2018

206,640.8

Jan 2018

3,407.6

Feb 1960

209,786.2

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1960 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Monthly Earnings

1,467

Nov 2017

1,518

Aug 2017

968

Feb 2009

1,877

Aug 2011

USD

quarterly

Nov 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Nominal GDP

88,114.1

Dec 2017

89,175.1

Sep 2017

1,853.6

Mar 1960

109,785.3

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Current Account Balance

-2,524.8

Dec 2017

-1,872.7

Sep 2017

-6,172.5

Sep 2013

2,630.6

Mar 1980

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Electricity Production

19,565

Feb 2018

21,341

Jan 2018

10,439

Feb 1985

23,801

Jul 2007

GWh

monthly

Jan 1985 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-05
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

9.4

2017

10.1

2016

4.9

2004

10.1

2016

%

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Liquid Assets Ratio

9.8

Dec 2017

9.7

Nov 2017

3.5

May 2002

10.0

Sep 1989

%

monthly

Mar 1988 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Household Debt

149,279.7

Dec 2017

152,556.9

Sep 2017

4,410.0

Mar 1969

205,443.3

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1969 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Motor Vehicles Sales

49,233

Mar 2018

46,267

Feb 2018

25,377

Apr 2003

63,675

Sep 2012

Unit

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

5.5

Feb 2018

4.8

Jan 2018

2.4

Oct 2004

7.2

Dec 2015

NA

monthly

Oct 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Foreign Portfolio Investment

6,926.54

Dec 2017

6,364.83

Sep 2017

-6,099.54

Dec 2008

8,648.38

Mar 2006

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Total Exports Growth

3.8

Feb 2018

0.8

Jan 2018

-33.4

Aug 2009

58.8

Oct 2008

%

monthly

Oct 2005 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Tourism Revenue Growth

1.6

Jan 2018

5.9

Dec 2017

-34.8

Jun 2011

49.4

Jun 2010

%

monthly

Sep 2005 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Nominal GDP Growth

7.76

Dec 2017

7.56

Sep 2017

4.33

Jun 1961

36.82

Sep 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Public Consumption Expenditure

18,460.55

Dec 2017

18,660.95

Sep 2017

169.05

Mar 1960

22,057.67

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Money Supply M1

140,131.37

Feb 2018

136,009.46

Jan 2018

2,074.80

Mar 1965

140,131.37

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

12.22

Dec 2017

12.12

Sep 2017

3.48

Dec 2003

13.50

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Population

61.14

2022

60.18

2021

29.08

1980

61.14

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
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
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector

8.90

Sep 2017

8.80

Jun 2017

7.60

Dec 2013

12.10

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
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 2017-02-22