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

South Africa is the 61 most competitive nation in the world out of 137 countries ranked in the 2017-2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Competitiveness Rank in South Africa averaged 49.25 from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 61 in 2018 and a record low of 35 in 2007.

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South Africa Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 34.00 35.00 91.00 10.20 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.60 47.80 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 -5527.00 5340.00 60285.00 -58506.00 ZAR Million [+]
Bankruptcies 194.00 161.00 511.00 63.00 Companies [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 49754.00 51022.00 65689.00 18482.00 [+]
Car Registrations 32821.00 35316.00 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 565.80 555.70 885.00 182.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 5.20 -0.30 23.20 -17.80 percent [+]
Coincident Index 95.10 92.90 141.17 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 48.80 49.60 52.70 46.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 82.00 74.00 82.00 32.00 [+]
Electricity Production 21786.00 21013.00 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 Rank

The most recent 2017-2018 edition of Global Competitiveness Report assesses 137 economies and indicates their position relative to the other countries and territories in the index. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Competitiveness Rank - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Competitiveness Rank - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
61.00 47.00 61.00 35.00 2007 - 2018 Yearly




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