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

South Africa is ranked 82 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of South Africa deteriorated to 82 in 2017 from 74 in 2016. Ease of Doing Business in South Africa averaged 51.60 from 2008 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 82 in 2017 and a record low of 32 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 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 -0.30 1.80 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 [+]


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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
82.00 74.00 82.00 32.00 2008 - 2017 Yearly




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