Ease of Doing Business in South Africa  2008-2017 | Data | Chart

South Africa is ranked 74 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of South Africa deteriorated to 74 in 2016 from 72 in 2015. Ease of Doing Business in South Africa averaged 48.22 from 2008 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 74.00 in 2016 and a record low of 32.00 in 2008.

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South Africa Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 35.00 29.00 91.00 10.20 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 44.90 44.00 64.20 34.20 [+]
Industrial Production 1.50 -1.10 18.50 -23.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.30 1.50 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 179.00 128.00 511.00 63.00 Companies [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 50320.00 49220.00 65689.00 18482.00 [+]
Car Registrations 33669.00 32161.00 42915.00 5155.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.10 0.00 4.60 -3.60 percent [+]
Mining Production 6.90 1.90 23.20 -18.40 percent [+]
Steel Production 554.30 493.20 885.00 182.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Coincident Index 93.00 89.60 141.17 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 48.50 49.80 52.70 46.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 74.00 72.00 74.00 32.00 [+]
Electricity Production 22083.00 22200.00 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 [+]


Ease of Doing Business in South Africa

The Ease of doing business index ranks countries against each other based on how the regulatory environment is conducive to business operation stronger protections of property rights. Economies with a high rank (1 to 20) have simpler and more friendly regulations for businesses. This page includes a chart with historical data for Ease of Doing Business in South Africa. Ease of Doing Business in South Africa - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
74.00 72.00 74.00 32.00 2008 - 2016 Yearly




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