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Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Labour costs per hour

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Average cost of labour per hour (pay and non-pay costs). N.A.
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USD N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

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Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Secondary exchange rate

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Second important exchange rate. Varies between countries from being a black market or second tier exchange rate, or an important cross rate. N.A.
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ZAR/USD N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : Bloomberg

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Stockmarket index

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JSE All Items (January 1960=100) End-period
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X N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : Derived from Euromonitor; Statistics South Africa

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Real personal disposable income (% change pa)

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Real growth rate of total personal income after taxes and deductions. N.A.
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% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. -0.091.781.321.343.873.154.690.930 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Real personal disposable income (US$ at 2005 prices)

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The total value of personal disposable income at constant market prices, rebased to 2005 constant prices and translated into US$ using the LCU:$ exchange rate in 2005. N.A.
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mil USD N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : Derived from Financial Times and IMF, International Financial Statistics

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Change in $ value of stockmarket index (% pa)

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Percentage change in local stockmarket index over previous year, adjusted by percentage change in exchange rate against US$. N.A.
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% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : Derived from IMF, Government Finance Statistics; South African Reserve Bank, Quarterly Bulletin

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Debt interest payments (% of GDP)

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General government receipts (including grants received and loan repayments) less non-interest expenditures, as a percentage of GDP. N.A.
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% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 4.755.124.95.415.45.695.780 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Primary balance (% of GDP)

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General government receipts (including grants received and loan repayments) less non-interest expenditures, as a percentage of GDP. N.A.
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% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. -2.35-1.53-3.131.130.771.593.150 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : Derived from IMF, International Financial Statistics

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

GDP per head

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Nominal GDP divided by population. Derived from lines 99b and 99z and period-average exchange rate. N.A.
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USD N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

M1 (% pa)

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Percentage change in total supply of notes and coins plus demand deposits at end-period, over previous year. Derived from line 34 in IFS. Break in series: 1990, 1992, 2001. Beginning in December 2001, data are based on IMF-improvised classification and sectorisation of accounts. Non-seasonally adjusted.
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% N.A. 34.6516.5626.741.6-9.078.8338.2924.88.2417.74.4534.636.725.118.3432.0317.3923.190 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

M2 (% pa)

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Percentage change in M1 plus quasi-money at end-period, over previous year. Derived directly from lines 34 and 35 in IFS. Break in series: 1990, 1992, 2001. Beginning in December 2001, data are based on IMF-improvised classification and sectorisation of accounts. Non-seasonally adjusted.
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% N.A. 17.213.5113.8319.814.628.819.5227.0220.5711.857.5212.046.3118.3216.0314.2817.8113.650 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Private consumption per head

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Private consumption expenditure divided by population. Derived from lines 96f and 99z and period-average exchange rate. N.A.
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USD N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : Derived from IMF, International Financial Statistics; South African Reserve Bank, Quarterly Bulletin

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Budget balance (% of GDP)

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Central government receipts minus central government outlays, as a percentage of GDP. Government finance data are presented on a calendar year basis to allow comparisons with other macroeconomic data. The fiscal year in South Africa ends March 31st.
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% -2.1-2.44-2.8-3.79-5.13-2.78-3.94-4.92-3.09-2.27 N.A. N.A. -6.91-6.41-7.78-4.16-4.5-4.02-2.570 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Budget expenditure (% of GDP)

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Central government outlays (including loans), as a percentage of GDP. Government finance data are presented on a calendar year basis to allow comparisons with other macroeconomic data. The fiscal year in South Africa ends March 31st.
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% 22.7522.8523.824.7126.4226.0327.3827.8526.3928.3 N.A. N.A. 28.7228.0630.2926.427.7627.3126.580 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Budget revenue (% of GDP)

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Central government receipts (including grants received and loan repayments), as a percentage of GDP. Government finance data are presented on a calendar year basis to allow comparisons with other macroeconomic data. The fiscal year in South Africa ends March 31st.
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% 20.6520.421.0120.9221.2923.2523.4522.9323.2926.04 N.A. N.A. 21.8121.6522.5122.2423.2623.2924.010 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : Derived from South African Reserve Bank, Quarterly Bulletin

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Public debt (% of GDP)

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Total debt (both local and foreign currency) owed by central government to domestic residents, foreign nationals and multilateral institutions such as the IMF, expressed as a percentage of GDP. Government finance data are presented on a calendar year basis to allow comparisons with other macroeconomic data. The fiscal year in South Africa ends March 31st.
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% 31.8629.931.2631.4831.831.8332.3733.7433.2436.27 N.A. N.A. 38.541.9748.2248.8347.6448.0347.740 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : Derived from Statistics South Africa

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Consumer price index (end-period)

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Consumer price index (2000=100) in local currency at end-period. Excluding interest rates on mortgage bonds. Metropolitan and other urban areas. Break in series: All items CPI Metropolitan area used prior to 1997.
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X 11.713.315.116.718.922.426.530.434.239.545.252.657.663.169.374.18183.189.20 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Consumer prices (% change pa; av)

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Percentage change in consumer price index in local currency (period average), over previous year. Excluding interest rates on mortgage bonds. Metropolitan and other urban areas. Break in series: All items CPI Metropolitan area used prior to 1997. Non-seasonally adjusted.
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% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 0.380.631.010.250.251.120.250.370.490.36-2.117.050 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Consumer prices (% change pa; end-period)

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Percentage change in consumer price index (end-period), over previous year. Excluding interest rates on mortgage bonds. Metropolitan and other urban areas. Break in series: All items CPI Metropolitan area used prior to 1997.
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% N.A. 13.6813.5310.613.1718.5218.314.7212.515.514.4316.379.519.559.836.939.312.597.340 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Producer prices (% change pa; av)

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Percentage change in producer price index in local currency, period average (2000 =100). N.A.
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% N.A. 13.9413.7210.618.3716.8619.5413.9513.1515.2211.9811.438.186.648.39.56.957.073.510 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : Economic Intelligence Unit estimates based on 1996 population census.

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

EIU calculation

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N.A. Size of the total population of South Africa.
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Population N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 36.0536.9737.9238.8939.8940.8941.6542.410 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : EIU Calculation

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Average nominal wage index (LCU, 2005=100)

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The average wage index in local currency rebased to 2005=100 by the EIU. Seasonally Adjusted
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X N.A. 5.937.037.929.2310.311.7213.6215.7118.4821.5924.9630.4733.6838.5143.0647.9253.360.740 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Average real wage index (LCU, 2005=100)

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The average real wage index in local currency rebased to 2005=100 by the EIU. Seasonally Adjusted
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X N.A. 77.981.4677.8582.1378.9876.577.5178.478.578.2377.3481.9780.484.2385.6787.6290.0695.980 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Consumer price index (2005=100; av)

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The consumer price index rebased to 2005=100 by the EIU Excluding interest rates on mortgage bonds. Metropolitan and other urban areas. Break in series: All items CPI Metropolitan area used prior to 1997. Non-seasonally adjusted.
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X N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 58.3558.5758.9459.5359.6859.8360.560.6560.8761.1661.3960.0964.330 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

GDP per head ($ at PPP)

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GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP), divided by population. N.A.
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USD N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Labour force

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Economically active population. Economic Intelligence Unit estimates based on 1996 population census.
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million N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Population (% change pa)

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Percentage change in mid-year population estimate over previous year. Derived from line 99z in IFS. Economic Intelligence Unit estimates based on 1996 population census.
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% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 2.62.62.62.62.51.91.81.80 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Producer price index (2005=100; av)

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The producer price index rebased to 2005=100 by the EIU Seasonally adjusted.
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X 10.1611.5813.1714.5615.7818.4422.0525.1228.4232.7536.6740.8644.2147.1451.0555.959.7864.0166.260 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Real effective exchange rate (CPI-based)

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Trade-weighted basket of currencies converted to an index (1997=100) and adjusted for relative price movements. N.A.
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X 136.28142.69135.21148.9131.3499.7392.05104.3798.6199103.31109.48113.1110.99106.24103.2794.8210092.510 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Real effective exchange rate (PPI-based)

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Trade-weighted basket of currencies converted to an index (1997=100) and adjusted for relative producer price movements. N.A.
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X N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 108.62109.47106.72104.1495.3110089.190 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Real effective exchange rate (ULC-based)

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Trade-weighted basket of currencies converted to an index (1997=100) and adjusted for relative labour cost movements. N.A.
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X N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 92.9996.47105.6107.56109.12104.0595.4210091.730 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Real GDP growth per head (% pa)

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Percentage change in real gross domestic product per head. Based on South African Reserve Bank, Quarterly Bulletin for GDP figures and Economist Intelligence Unit estimates of total population in South Africa.
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% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. -3.5-4.6-1.30.70.62.40.8-1.30 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Unit labour cost index (US$, 2005=100)

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The unit labour cost index in US$ rebased to 2005=100 by the EIU. Statistical discrepancy. Quarterly figures for 1997 and 1999 do not add up to annual figure. Seasonally adjusted.
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X 48.3451.4450.1555.5147.335.1939.8451.852.3652.8762.467.2578.4473.6775.1778.1370.4469.9463.540 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : Euromonitor

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Personal disposable income

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The total value of personal income after taxes and deductions. N.A.
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bil ZAR N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 164.68191.47226.23253.06279.11314.85349.75399.05428.520 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Personal disposable income (US$)

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The total value of personal income after taxes and deductions. N.A.
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mil USD N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : IMF, Government Finance Statistics

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Primary balance

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General government receipts (including grants received and loan repayments) less non-interest expenditures. N.A.
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bil ZAR N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. -8.73-6.52-15.096.24.7910.923.420 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : IMF, International Financial Statistics

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Budget balance

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General government receipts (including grants received and loan repayments) less general government outlays (including loans). Government finance data are presented on a calendar year basis to allow comparisons with other macroeconomic data. The fiscal year in South Africa ends March 31st.
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mil ZAR N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 0 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Budget expenditure

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Central government outlays (including loans). Government finance data are presented on a calendar year basis to allow comparisons with other macroeconomic data. The fiscal year in South Africa ends March 31st.
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bil ZAR 14.2716.619.6323.3129.2233.2140.9148.6455.3171.2383.0791.69109.89124.05150.61148.94176.3191.11201.210 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Budget revenue

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Central government receipts (including grants received and loan repayments). Government finance data are presented on a calendar year basis to allow comparisons with other macroeconomic data. The fiscal year in South Africa ends March 31st.
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bil ZAR 12.9514.8217.3219.7423.5529.6735.0340.0548.8265.5272.6177.783.4695.71111.92125.47147.74162.98181.750 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Debt interest payments

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Interest payments on central and provincial, state and local government debt (both domestic currency denominated and foreign currency debt). N.A.
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bil ZAR N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 17.6921.8323.629.6633.3539.0342.880 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Deposit interest rate (%)

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Upper margin rate offered by banks on local currency deposits of between 88-91 days. Line 60l in IFS. End-period.
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% 5.548.191313.7118.2917.0210.988.713.5418.1318.8617.313.7811.511.1113.5414.9115.3816.50 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Domestic credit growth (%)

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Percentage change in bank lending to public and private sectors, plus bank lending in domestic currency overseas. Line 32 in IFS. N.A.
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% N.A. 24.979.9818.3721.5518.689.0114.8625.7917.4815.976.8127.410.8921.3511.8818.1116.9317.960 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Exchange rate LCU:$ (end-period)

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National currency per US$, end-period. Line ae of IFS. N.A.
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ZAR/USD 0.750.961.071.221.992.572.191.932.382.532.562.753.053.43.553.654.684.875.90 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Exchange rate LCU:US$ (av)

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National currency per US$, period average. Line rf of IFS. N.A.
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ZAR/USD 0.780.881.091.121.482.232.292.042.282.622.592.762.853.273.553.634.34.615.530 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Lending interest rate (%)

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Average of commercial bank's prime overdraft rates charged on local currency loans. Line 60p in IFS. End-period.
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% 9.51419.3316.6722.3321.514.3312.515.3319.832120.3118.9116.1615.5817.919.522021.790 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Long-term bond yield (%)

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Government bond yield. Line 61 in IFS. N.A.
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% 10.0912.9913.5112.6715.2316.7916.3715.316.3716.916.1516.3415.4413.9714.8316.1115.4814.715.120 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Money market interest rate (%)

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Lower margin of inter-bank deposits at call. Line 60b in IFS. N.A.
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% 4.410.2516.913.9820.3118.2110.929.513.918.7719.4617.0214.1110.8310.2413.0715.5415.5917.110 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Stock of domestic credit

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Bank lending to public and private sectors, plus bank lending in domestic currency overseas. Line 32 in IFS. Not Seasonally adjusted; Break in series: 1990, 1992.
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bil ZAR 32.014043.9952.0763.2975.1181.8894.04118.29138.97161.17172.14219.31243.19295.11330.18389.97456537.880 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Stock of money M1

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Total supply of notes and coins plus demand deposits, end-period. Line 34 in IFS. Break in series: 1990, 1992, 2001. Beginning in December 2001, data are based on IMF-improvised classification and sectorisation of accounts. Non-seasonally adjusted.
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bil ZAR 8.2211.0712.916.3423.1521.0522.931.6739.5342.7850.3552.5970.8175.5594.51111.84147.66173.34213.530 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Stock of money M2

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M1 plus quasi-money at end-period. Derived directly from lines 34 and 35 in IFS. Break in series: 1990, 1992, 2001. Beginning in December 2001, data are based on IMF-improvised classification and sectorisation of accounts. Non-seasonally adjusted.
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bil ZAR 33.6639.4644.7950.9861.087076.1691.03115.62139.41155.93167.66187.84199.69236.27274.14313.29369.1419.490 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Stock of quasi money

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Assets with properties resembling that of M1 money (eg savings deposits, time deposits, certificates of deposit). Line 35 in IFS. Break in series: 1990, 1992, 2001. Beginning in December 2001, data are based on IMF-improvised classification and sectorisation of accounts.
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bil ZAR 25.4428.3931.8934.6337.9348.9653.2659.3676.196.63105.58115.06117.03124.14141.76162.3165.63195.76205.960 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : South African Reserve Bank

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Average nominal wages (% change pa)

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Percentage change in hourly wages in local currency, over previous year. N.A.
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% N.A. N.A. 18.5612.6316.5911.5413.7916.2115.3817.6316.8115.6322.0510.5514.3411.811.311.2313.960 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Average real wages (% change pa)

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Percentage change in hourly wages in local currency adjusted for inflation, over previous year. N.A.
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% N.A. N.A. 4.58-4.435.51-3.84-3.141.321.150.12-0.34-1.145.98-1.914.761.722.282.786.580 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Recorded unemployment (%)

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Recorded official unemployment as a percentage of total labour force. Non-seasonally adjusted.
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% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 16.520.32226.10 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Unit labour costs (% change pa)

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Percentage change in the labour cost of producing one unit of output over previous year, in US$. N.A.
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% N.A. 6.41-2.5110.7-14.8-25.613.2130.041.080.9718.017.7816.63-6.082.043.94-9.85-0.71-9.150 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : South African Reserve Bank, Quarterly Bulletin

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Public debt

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Total debt (both local and foreign currency) owed by central government to domestic residents, foreign nationals and multilateral institutions such as the IMF. Government finance data are presented on a calendar year basis to allow comparisons with other macroeconomic data. The fiscal year in South Africa ends March 31st.
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bil ZAR 19.9821.7325.7829.735.1640.6248.3658.9269.6891.28102.36124.92147.33185.54239.71275.49302.61336.13361.40 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

SOURCE : Statistics South Africa

Series Name Details Unit 1980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Consumer price index (av)

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Consumer price index (2000=100) in local currency, period average. Excluding interest rates on mortgage bonds. Metropolitan and other urban areas. Break in series: All items CPI Metropolitan area used prior to 1997. Non-seasonally adjusted.
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X N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 78.77979.580.380.580.781.681.882.182.582.881.0586.770 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.

Producer price index (av)

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Producer price index in local currency, period average (2000 =100). Seasonally Adjusted
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X 13.2815.1317.219.0320.6224.0928.832.8237.1342.7847.9153.3857.7561.5866.6973.0378.183.6386.560 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.