Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Currency 14.28 14.58 14.78 14.99 15.19
Government Bond 10Y 9.15 9.09 9.19 9.28 9.38 percent
Stock Market 50945.82 55104 54428 53759 53095 points
Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
GDP Growth Rate 2.20 0.6 1.1 1.3 1.5 percent
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.10 0.6 1.2 1.3 1.5 percent
Unemployment Rate 27.50 27.4 27.6 27.8 28 percent
Inflation Rate 5.10 4.7 5.7 5.9 5.6 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 0.5 0.7 0.43 0.43 percent
Interest Rate 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 7 percent
Interbank Rate 7.15 7.18 7.18 7.18 7.43 percent
Balance of Trade -5549.90 472 -4894 -3743 -3295 ZAR Million
Exports 122323.90 98513 113043 113810 114178 ZAR Million
Government Debt to GDP 53.10 54 55 55 55 percent
Government Budget -4.60 -4.1 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 percent of GDP
Business Confidence 31.00 40 30 32 34 Index Points
Manufacturing PMI 49.50 46 47 49 51
Consumer Confidence 7.00 15 16 18 18 Index Points
Retail Sales MoM -0.60 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.3 percent
Corporate Tax Rate 28.00 28 28 28 28 percent
Personal Income Tax Rate 45.00 45 45 45 45 percent
GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
GDP Growth Rate 2.20 0.6 1.1 1.3 1.5 percent
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.10 0.6 1.2 1.3 1.5 percent
GDP 349.42 390 405 405 405 USD Billion
GDP Constant Prices 3152768.40 3180048 3178106 3173710 3179976 ZAR Million
Gross National Product 3074870.00 3148300 3113314 3114843 3120993 ZAR Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 607742.50 625858 624201 624000 625232 ZAR Million
GDP per capita 7524.51 7562 7640 7640 7640 USD
GDP per capita PPP 12294.88 12300 12350 12350 12350 USD
GDP From Agriculture 70644.48 85330 77486 71158 71298 ZAR Million
GDP From Construction 107969.93 109330 109470 110191 110408 ZAR Million
GDP From Manufacturing 390369.75 391854 387400 387537 388302 ZAR Million
GDP From Mining 228080.48 236569 231615 234650 235113 ZAR Million
GDP From Public Administration 482324.46 481578 486726 486565 487526 ZAR Million
GDP From Services 647524.22 642970 648573 652294 653582 ZAR Million
GDP From Transport 271525.01 272217 274438 271260 271795 ZAR Million
GDP From Utilities 65471.98 65603 66035 66441 66573 ZAR Million
Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Unemployment Rate 27.50 27.4 27.6 27.8 28 percent
Employed Persons 9748000.00 10111000 10511000 10711000 9743480
Unemployed Persons 6209.39 6610 6110 6120 6197 Thousand
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.50 60.5 59.42 58.96 59.41 percent
Labour Costs 150.80 155 157 159 160 Index Points
Wages 20176.00 20500 20200 21336 21703 ZAR/Month
Wages in Manufacturing 17674.00 17900 17100 18540 18799 ZAR/Month
Population 57.73 58 59 59 59 Million
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60 60 60 60
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60 60 60 60
Wages High Skilled 22600.00 21700 22100 20734 20815 ZAR/Month
Wages Low Skilled 4380.00 4108 4157 3929 3838 ZAR/Month
Youth Unemployment Rate 52.80 51.78 52.31 53.17 52.83 percent
Living Wage Family 11300.00 10400 10500 10500 10500 ZAR/Month
Living Wage Individual 6570.00 6530 6630 6630 6630 ZAR/Month
Employment Rate 43.10 42.9 43 43.1 43.2 percent
Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Inflation Rate 5.10 4.7 5.7 5.9 5.6 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 0.5 0.7 0.43 0.43 percent
Consumer Price Index CPI 109.40 110 112 114 115 Index Points
Core Consumer Prices 108.30 109 112 113 114 Index Points
Core Inflation Rate 4.20 4.3 5.2 5.3 5.4 percent
Producer Prices 111.30 110 111 115 117 Index Points
Producer Prices Change 6.90 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.3 percent
Food Inflation 3.40 3.8 4 4 3.6 percent
CPI Housing Utilities 109.40 109 112 112 116 Index Points
CPI Transportation 115.30 111 111 117 119 Index Points
Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Interest Rate 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 7 percent
Interbank Rate 7.15 7.18 7.18 7.18 7.43 percent
Money Supply M3 3501132.00 3535800 3582249 3627103 3671331 ZAR Million
Banks Balance Sheet 5471192.00 5518408 5590920 5663234 5735145 ZAR Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves 50672.00 49544 50092 50087 50086 USD Million
Deposit Interest Rate 7.25 7.25 7.25 7.25 7.5 percent
Central Bank Balance Sheet 774584.00 813000 817595 820534 817891 ZAR Million
Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Balance of Trade -5549.90 472 -4894 -3743 -3295 ZAR Million
Exports 122323.90 98513 113043 113810 114178 ZAR Million
Imports 127873.80 98041 117937 117553 117473 ZAR Million
Current Account -176577.00 -93000 -185992 -178166 -192919 ZAR Million
Current Account to GDP -2.50 -3.2 -3.4 -3.4 -3.4 percent
External Debt 170811.00 158000 167330 168186 167495 USD Million
Tourist Arrivals 1293615.00 1368527 1301800 1292900 1299200
Terrorism Index 4.09 4.09 4.09 4.09 4.09
Crude Oil Production 2.00 3 3 3 2 BBL/D/1K
Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Government Debt to GDP 53.10 54 55 55 55 percent
Government Budget -4.60 -4.1 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 percent of GDP
Government Budget Value -37930.00 32327 -18261 2522 -19695 ZAR Million
Government Spending 643704.00 640428 646555 648284 649563 ZAR Million
Government Revenues 78879.00 149769 104437 121425 100965 ZAR Million
Government Debt 70549.00 51100 69442 70788 70256 USD Million
Fiscal Expenditure 116809.00 117442 122697 118902 120660 ZAR Million
Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Corporate Tax Rate 28.00 28 28 28 28 percent
Personal Income Tax Rate 45.00 45 45 45 45 percent
Sales Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 percent
Social Security Rate 2.00 2 2 2 2 percent
Social Security Rate For Companies 1.00 1 1 1 1 percent
Social Security Rate For Employees 1.00 1 1 1 1 percent
Business Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Business Confidence 31.00 40 30 32 34 Index Points
Manufacturing PMI 49.50 46 47 49 51
Industrial Production 3.00 1.2 1.3 1.5 1.4 percent
Industrial Production Mom 1.10 0.2 0.14 0.15 0.13 percent
Capacity Utilization 81.10 81.6 81.14 81.14 81.14 percent
Changes in Inventories 12744.00 3436 -2301 2867 3708 ZAR Million
Bankruptcies 196.00 163 162 163 163 Companies
Total Vehicle Sales 47486.00 48356 49072 48927 48869
Car Registrations 31054.00 33331 33666 33395 33468
Leading Economic Index -0.20 0.7 0.3 0.08 0.1 percent
Mining Production 0.50 0.6 -2.08 -1.82 -1.84 percent
Coincident Index 96.10 93.5 94 94.3 94.4 Index Points
Competitiveness Index 60.76 61.26 61.26 61.26 61.26 Points
Competitiveness Rank 67.00 67 67 67 67
Composite Pmi 48.20 50.5 50.7 50.9 51.1
Ease of Doing Business 82.00 71 86 86 86
Corruption Index 43.00 43 43 43 43 Points
Corruption Rank 71.00 71 71 71 71
Consumer Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Consumer Confidence 7.00 15 16 18 18 Index Points
Retail Sales MoM -0.60 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.3 percent
Retail Sales YoY 0.70 1.9 1.6 1.7 1.8 percent
Consumer Spending 1935614.00 1940451 1956710 1952009 1955863 ZAR Million
Disposable Personal Income 2911510.00 2800000 3034503 3074299 3106438 ZAR Million
Personal Savings 0.40 -1.2 0.22 0.19 0.18 percent
Private Sector Credit 5.82 5.89 5.81 5.83 5.84 percent
Bank Lending Rate 10.25 10 10 10.25 10.5 percent
Gasoline Prices 1.22 1.15 1.13 1.11 1.09 USD/Liter
Households Debt To GDP 33.10 37 32.08 31.82 31.55 percent of GDP
Households Debt To Income 71.90 78 70.84 70.59 70.33 percent


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