South Africa Competitiveness Index  2007-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

South Africa scored 4.32 points out of 7 on the 2017-2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Competitiveness Index in South Africa averaged 4.39 Points from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 4.54 Points in 2007 and a record low of 4.31 Points in 2011.

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South Africa Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 35.00 29.00 91.00 10.20 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 47.80 44.90 64.20 34.20 [+]
Industrial Production -1.60 1.80 18.50 -23.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.80 0.30 9.10 -8.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.30 81.70 86.30 76.90 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 5340.00 2749.00 60285.00 -58506.00 ZAR Million [+]
Bankruptcies 161.00 179.00 511.00 63.00 Companies [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 51040.00 50644.00 65689.00 18482.00 [+]
Car Registrations 35316.00 33669.00 42915.00 5155.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 1.20 -0.30 4.60 -3.60 percent [+]
Internet Speed 6736.79 6595.61 6736.79 685.91 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 4274668.00 3727821.00 6727656.00 520279.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 555.70 554.30 885.00 182.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production -0.90 7.90 23.20 -17.80 percent [+]
Coincident Index 92.90 93.00 141.17 88.12 Index Points [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.32 4.47 4.54 4.31 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 61.00 47.00 61.00 35.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 49.60 48.50 52.70 46.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 82.00 74.00 82.00 32.00 [+]
Electricity Production 21013.00 22083.00 23801.00 10439.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 45.00 44.00 56.80 41.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 64.00 61.00 72.00 23.00 [+]


South Africa Competitiveness Index

The most recent 2017-2018 edition of Global Competitiveness Report assesses 137 economies. The report is made up of over 110 variables, of which two thirds come from the Executive Opinion Survey representing the sample of business leaders, and one third comes from publicly available sources such as the United Nations. The variables are organized into twelve pillars with the most important including: institutions, infrastructure, macroeconomic framework, health and primary education and higher education and training. The GCI score varies between 1 and 7 scale, higher average score means higher degree of competitiveness. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Competitiveness Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Competitiveness Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.32 4.47 4.54 4.31 2007 - 2018 Points Yearly




competitiveness index by Country
Country Last
Australia 5.19 Dec/18
Brazil 4.14 Dec/18
Canada 5.35 Dec/18
China 5.00 Dec/18
France 5.18 Dec/18
Germany 5.65 Dec/18
India 4.59 Dec/18
Indonesia 4.68 Dec/18
Italy 4.54 Dec/18
Japan 5.49 Dec/18
Mexico 4.44 Dec/18
Netherlands 5.66 Dec/18
Russia 4.64 Dec/18
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Spain 4.70 Dec/18
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