South Africa Leading Economic Index  1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The South African central bank's leading business cycle indicator increased 1.2 percent month-on-month in September of 2017. Leading Economic Index in South Africa averaged 0.20 percent from 1960 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 4.60 percent in January of 1980 and a record low of -3.60 percent in August of 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 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 Leading Economic Index

In South Africa, the Composite Leading Business Cycle Indicator examines the direction in which real economic activity is moving, in real time. It is calculated on the basis of the following components: building plans approved, new passenger vehicles sold, commodity price index for main export commodities, index of prices of all classes of shares traded on the JSE, job advertisements, volume of orders in manufacturing, real M1, average hours worked per factory worker in manufacturing, interest rate spread, composite leading business cycle indicator of the major trading-partner countries, business confidence index, gross operating surplus as a percentage of GDP. The index has a base value of 100 as of 2010. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Leading Economic Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Leading Economic Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.20 -0.30 4.60 -3.60 1960 - 2017 percent Monthly
2010=100




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