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

Mining production in South Africa jumped 15.5 percent year-on-year in March of 2017, following a downwardly revised 4.1 percent rise in February and beating market expectations of 4.3 percent gain. It is the strongest increase since March of 2015, driven by production of platinum group metals (30 percent), iron ore (24.4 percent), coal (8.1 percent) and diamonds (53.8 percent). In contrast, output fell for gold (-8.8 percent).On a monthly basis, the mining sector increased 3.7 percent, following a downwardly revised 2.3 percent rise in February. Mining Production in South Africa averaged -0.05 percent from 1981 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 24.30 percent in October of 2013 and a record low of -18.40 percent in March of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-04-13 09:30 AM Feb 2.9% 2.1% 0.2%
2017-05-11 09:30 AM Mar 15.5% 4.1% 4.3% 1.7%
2017-05-11 09:30 AM Mar 3.7% 2.3% -1.1%
2017-06-08 09:30 AM Apr 15.5% 6.03%
2017-06-08 09:30 AM Apr 3.7% 6.03%
2017-07-13 09:30 AM May 5.69%




South Africa Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 40.00 38.00 91.00 10.20 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 44.70 52.20 64.20 34.20 [+]
Industrial Production 0.30 -3.70 18.50 -23.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.60 -0.40 9.10 -8.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.50 82.20 86.30 76.90 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -16402.00 10799.00 60285.00 -58506.00 ZAR Million [+]
Bankruptcies 188.00 146.00 511.00 63.00 Companies [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 34956.00 48526.00 65689.00 18482.00 [+]
Car Registrations 22542.00 31034.00 42915.00 5155.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.90 0.70 4.60 -3.60 percent [+]
Mining Production 15.50 4.10 24.30 -18.40 percent [+]
Steel Production 538.50 495.70 885.00 182.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.47 4.39 4.54 4.31 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 47.00 49.00 56.00 35.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.30 50.70 52.70 46.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 74.00 72.00 74.00 32.00 [+]
Electricity Production 21295.00 19152.00 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 Notes

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
15.50 4.10 24.30 -18.40 1981 - 2017 percent Monthly
2010=100, NSA



mining production by Country

Last
Australia 6.10 Dec/16
Brazil 7.00 Mar/17
Canada 6.42 Feb/17
China -0.40 Apr/17
Euro Area -8.80 Mar/17
France 7.40 Mar/17
Germany -1.00 Mar/17
India 9.70 Mar/17
Italy 6.80 Mar/17
Japan -1.30 Mar/17
Mexico -9.24 Mar/17
Netherlands -24.40 Mar/17
Russia 4.20 Apr/17
South Korea -3.40 Mar/17
Spain -5.50 Mar/17
Switzerland -3.60 Mar/17
Turkey -3.80 Mar/17
United Kingdom 0.60 Mar/17
United States 7.30 Apr/17