South Africa Manufacturing PMI  1999-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The ABSA Manufacturing PMI for South Africa fell to 49.8 in May of 2018 from 50.9 in the previous month. The reading pointed to a contraction in factory activity after expanding in April, as new sales dropped and output growth slowed. Manufacturing PMI in South Africa averaged 51.26 from 1999 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 64.20 in July of 2006 and a record low of 34.20 in April of 2009.

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South Africa Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 39.00 45.00 91.00 10.20 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.80 50.90 64.20 34.20 [+]
Industrial Production 1.10 -1.60 18.50 -23.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.60 0.60 9.10 -8.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.10 81.80 86.30 76.90 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 11633.00 10516.00 59100.00 -58506.00 ZAR Million [+]
Bankruptcies 113.00 197.00 511.00 63.00 Companies [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 42984.00 36346.00 65689.00 18482.00 [+]
Car Registrations 26561.00 23928.00 42915.00 5155.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.80 1.40 4.70 -3.70 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 485.90 527.40 885.00 182.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production -4.30 -8.50 23.20 -17.80 percent [+]
Coincident Index 94.00 96.00 141.17 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 50.00 50.40 52.70 46.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 82.00 74.00 82.00 32.00 [+]
Electricity Production 20345.00 21563.00 23801.00 10439.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 43.00 45.00 56.80 41.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 71.00 64.00 72.00 23.00 [+]


South Africa Manufacturing PMI

The Absa Manufacturing PMI is a monthly survey of purchasing managers in South Africa's manufacturing sector. The index provides leading indications of business conditions in the sector. A reading above 50 percent indicates that the manufacturing economy is generally expanding; below 50 percent indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
49.80 50.90 64.20 34.20 1999 - 2018 Monthly




manufacturing pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 57.50 May/18
Brazil 50.70 May/18
Canada 56.20 May/18
China 51.10 May/18
Euro Area 55.00 Jun/18
France 53.10 Jun/18
Germany 55.90 Jun/18
India 51.20 May/18
Indonesia 51.70 May/18
Italy 52.70 May/18
Japan 53.10 Jun/18
Mexico 51.00 May/18
Netherlands 60.30 May/18
Russia 49.80 May/18
South Korea 48.90 May/18
Spain 53.40 May/18
Switzerland 62.40 May/18
Turkey 46.40 May/18
United Kingdom 54.40 May/18
United States 54.60 Jun/18


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