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South Africa capacity utilization: 78.5 (0.9%)
Last Update: September 30, 2023

South Africa capacity utilization closed down 78.5 as of September 30, 2023 from 77.8 from the previous month and 72.8 from last year.


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South Africa capacity utilization

Date Values
2023-09-30 78.5
2023-06-30 77.8
2023-03-31 78.2
2022-12-31 78.3
2022-09-30 78.8
2022-06-30 77.6
2022-03-31 77.7
2021-12-31 77.1
2021-09-30 77.9
2021-06-30 79
2021-03-31 74.6
2020-12-31 78.2
2020-09-30 72.8
2020-06-30 60.1
2020-03-31 78.3
2019-12-31 79.9
2019-09-30 80.4
2019-06-30 81.7
2019-03-31 81.7
2018-12-31 81.9


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South Africa capacity utilization Statistics


Indicator Symbol Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope Percentile Update
capacity utilization za.caputilization 78.3 78.8 -1 -2 UP Down 44 2022-12-31

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Welcome to our webpage showcasing current and historical data, trends and signals, analytics, and charts for South Africa's capacity utilization.

Capacity utilization refers to the percentage of a country's production potential that is being utilized at a given time. It is a key indicator of economic activity and efficiency in an economy. When capacity utilization is high, it indicates that the economy is operating close to its maximum potential, while low capacity utilization suggests a slack in production and underutilization of resources.

Interpreting capacity utilization data allows analysts, investors, and policymakers to gain insights into the overall health and performance of the economy. A high capacity utilization rate may suggest strong demand for goods and services, leading to potential price pressures and the possibility of an overheating economy. On the other hand, a low capacity utilization rate may indicate weak demand, economic downturn, or idle resources, which can be an early signal of a potential recession or economic slowdown.

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South Africa Financial Markets

Market Symbol Last Mom Trend Exh RSI 1D% 1W% 1M% 1Y%
FTSE/JSE Top 40 JTOPI 69134.6 0.5 -0.25 -0.28044 57.694 -0.01107 -0.00632 0.05339 0.03345
South Africa ETF EZA 37.84 0 -1 -1.18765 50.766 0.01204 0.02826 0.04675 -0.00395
South African Rand US Dollar (ZAR/USD) ZARUSD 18.4194 -1 -0.25 -0.25065 34.5945 -0.00443 -0.02862 -0.05604 0.06384
South Africa 10-Year Bond Yield ZA.10Y 10.365 -1 -0.25 -0.01899 34.1718 -0.01893 -0.03131 -0.05816 -0.04117
South Africa 5-Year Bond Yield ZA.5Y 8.875 -1 0 0.06589 41.2688 -0.00169 -0.00616 -0.02899 -0.02042
South Africa 2-Year Bond Yield SA.2Y 7.22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Africa Yield Curve SA.YC 2.58 0.5 -0.75 -1.24114 59.2958 -0.01338 0.1754 0.22565 -0.34435
South Africa Credit Default Swaps CDS.South-Africa 208 -1 -1 -2.33045 29.8536 0.01217 -0.02804 -0.15102 -0.2
South Africa Macroeconomic Indicators

Indicator Symbol Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope Percentile Update
balance of trade za.balanceoftrade 13142 12578.7 4 933 UP UP 98 2023-10-31
bank lending rate za.banks.lendingrate 11.75 11.75 0 21 UP UP 76 2023-07-31
banks balance sheet za.banks.bs 7570610 7607010 -0 5 UP UP 27 2023-12-31
business confidence za.bizconfidence 31 33 -6 -22 Down Down 33 2023-12-31
capacity utilization za.caputilization 78.3 78.8 -1 -2 UP Down 44 2022-12-31
car registrations za.carregistrations 28790 27535 5 -7 UP Down 32 2024-01-31
central bank balance sheet za.cb.assets 1200920 1213550 -1 5 Down UP 28 2024-01-31
composite pmi za.comppmi 49 50 -2 -1 Down Down 48 2023-12-31
consumer confidence za.consconfidence -17 -16 6 42 Down Down 80 2023-12-31
consumer price index cpi za.cpi 112.8 111.8 1 6 UP UP 81 2023-10-31
core inflation rate za.coreinflationrate 4.5 4.8 -6 -10 Down Down 30 2023-10-31
current account za.currentaccount -19314 -185158 -90 -110 Down Down 18 2023-12-31
current account to gdp za.currentaccountgdp -0.5 3.7 -114 -75 UP UP 0 2022-01-31
deposit interest rate za.depositrate 6.74 6.43 5 42 UP UP 90 2023-05-31
exports za.exports 181261 173425 5 4 UP UP 28 2023-08-31
external debt za.externaldebt 156096 155565 0 -1 Down Down 21 2023-09-30
fiscal expenditure za.fiscalexp 192573 138116 39 9 UP UP 62 2023-12-31
foreign direct investment za.fdi 26014 53829 -52 -314 Down UP 7 2023-09-30
foreign exchange reserves za.fxreserves 61188 62518 -2 -1 Down Down 15 2024-01-31
gdp za.gdp 405.87 419.02 -3 8 UP UP 0 2022-12-31
Real GDP za.realgdp 4617100 4620220 -0 7 UP UP 58 2023-09-30
gdp growth za.gdpgrowth -0.2 0.5 -140 -101 Down Down 42 2023-09-30
gdp growth annual za.gdpgrowthan -0.7 1.5 -147 -88 Down UP 30 2023-09-30
gold reserves za.goldres 125.35 125.35 0 0 UP UP 42 2021-03-31
government budget za.govbudget -4.2 -5.7 -26 -11 UP UP 0 2022-01-31
Government budget za.govbudgetvalue 19466.1 -17806.8 -209 -118 UP UP 18 2024-01-31
government debt za.govdebt 70437 71945 -2 9 Down UP 28 2023-09-30
government debt to gdp za.govdebtgdp 67.4 69.9 -4 94 UP UP 0 2022-01-31
government revenues za.govrev 212039 120309 76 -9 UP Down 13 2023-12-31
housing index za.housingindex 111.7 111.5 0 -78 Down Down 3 2017-01-31
imports za.imports 167982 157981 6 0 UP Down 27 2023-08-31
industrial production za.indproduction 0.7 2.5 -72 -133 UP UP 47 2023-11-30
industrial production mom za.indproductionmm -1.7 1.2 -242 -667 Down Down 15 2023-12-31
inflation cpi za.inflationcpi 5.1 5.5 -7 -29 Down Down 14 2023-12-31
interbank rate za.interbankrate 8.41 8.41 0 0 Down Down 48 2023-08-15
interest rate za.interestrate 8.25 8.25 0 50 UP UP 80 2023-07-20
loans to private sector za.loanprivate 4637400 4586690 1 5 UP UP 42 2023-12-31
Manufacturing PMI za.manpmi 43.6 50.9 -14 -18 Down Down 3 2024-01-31
money supply m0 za.msm0 397321 395807 0 10 UP UP 68 2024-01-31
money supply m1 za.msm1 2579000 2604730 -1 7 UP UP 54 2023-12-31
money supply m2 za.msm2 4216310 4155810 1 8 UP UP 68 2023-12-31
money supply m3 za.msm3 5091820 4975360 2 8 UP UP 51 2023-12-31
Producer Price Index za.producerprices 130.8 131.6 -1 4 UP UP 31 2023-11-30
PPI Index za.producerpricesch 4 4.6 -13 -70 Down Down 11 2023-12-31
retail sales MoM za.retailsales 1.4 1.1 27 -333 UP UP 0 2023-12-31
retail sales za.retailsalesan 2.7 -1 -370 -640 UP UP 12 2023-12-31
total vehicle sales za.vehiclesales 41636 40268 3 -4 Down Down 35 2024-01-31
unemployment rate za.unemploymentrate 32.6 32.9 -1 6 Down UP 42 2023-09-30
youth unemployment rate za.ytunemploymentrate 58 60.7 -4 -5 Down Down 0 2023-09-30
Lending Rate za.lendingrate 11.75 11.75 0 31 UP UP 83 2023-07-31