South Africa Mining Production  1981-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Mining production in South Africa increased 5.2 percent year-on-year in October of 2017, following an upwardly revised 0.3 percent fall in September and well above market expectations of a 4.15 percent gain. Output rebounded for: coal (6.0 percent compared to -0.3 percent in September); PGMs (2.7 percent compared to -7.9 percent) and iron ore (17.9 percent compared to -7.5 percent). Meantime, production advanced at a softer pace for other non-metallic minerals (16.3 percent compared to 34.8 percent) while decreased for gold (-0.9 percent compared to 2.2 percent); diamonds (-7.1 percent, the same as in September) and building materials (-4.8 percent compared to -3.3 percent). On a monthly basis, mining output went up 3.4 percent after a 6.8 percent drop in the previous month. Mining Production in South Africa averaged -0.06 percent from 1981 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 23.20 percent in October of 2013 and a record low of -17.80 percent in March of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-09 09:30 AM Mining Production YoY -0.9% 7.9% 6.5% 4.5%
2017-12-07 09:30 AM Mining Production MoM 3.4% -6.8% 1.0%
2017-12-07 09:30 AM Mining Production YoY 5.2% -0.3% 4.15 1.3%
2018-01-16 09:30 AM Mining Production MoM 3.4%
2018-01-16 09:30 AM Mining Production YoY 5.2%
2018-02-08 09:30 AM Mining Production YoY


South Africa Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 34.00 35.00 91.00 10.20 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.60 47.80 64.20 34.20 [+]
Industrial Production 2.20 -1.60 18.50 -23.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.70 -0.80 9.10 -8.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.50 81.30 86.30 76.90 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -5527.00 5340.00 60285.00 -58506.00 ZAR Million [+]
Bankruptcies 216.00 194.00 511.00 63.00 Companies [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 49754.00 51022.00 65689.00 18482.00 [+]
Car Registrations 32821.00 35316.00 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 565.80 555.70 885.00 182.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 5.20 -0.30 23.20 -17.80 percent [+]
Coincident Index 95.10 92.90 141.17 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 48.80 49.60 52.70 46.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 82.00 74.00 82.00 32.00 [+]
Electricity Production 21786.00 21013.00 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 Mining Production

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.20 -0.30 23.20 -17.80 1981 - 2017 percent Monthly
2010=100, NSA




mining production by Country
Country Last
Australia 2.90 Jun/17
Brazil 2.20 Sep/17
Canada 10.30 Aug/17
China -1.70 Nov/17
Euro Area -5.20 Oct/17
France -2.00 Sep/17
Germany 9.30 Sep/17
India 0.20 Oct/17
Italy -7.90 Oct/17
Japan 18.70 Oct/17
Mexico -10.20 Oct/17
Netherlands -8.30 Sep/17
Russia -1.00 Nov/17
South Korea 4.83 Sep/17
Spain 14.60 Oct/17
Switzerland 3.50 Sep/17
Turkey 4.60 Sep/17
United Kingdom 14.00 Oct/17
United States 9.40 Nov/17