South Africa consumer confidence

South Africa consumer confidence closed down -8 as of December 31, 2022 from -20 from the previous month and -7 from last year.


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South Africa consumer confidence

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South Africa consumer confidence

Date Values
2022-12-31 -8
2022-09-30 -20
2022-06-30 -25
2022-03-31 -13
2021-12-31 -9
2021-09-30 -10
2021-06-30 -13
2021-03-31 -9
2020-12-31 -12
2020-09-30 -23
2020-06-30 -33
2020-03-31 -9
2019-12-31 -7
2019-09-30 -7
2019-06-30 5
2019-03-31 2
2018-12-31 7
2018-09-30 7
2018-06-30 22
2018-03-31 26
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South Africa Consumer confidence Statistics

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Indicator Symbol Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
consumer confidence za.consconfidence -8 -20 -60 14.29 UP Down 31.67 2022-12-05

South Africa Financial Markets

Market Symbol Last Mom Trend Exh RSI 1D% 1W% 1M% 1Y%
FTSE/JSE Top 40 JTOPI 69675.7 100 100 100 72.96 1.84 4.28 4.74 6.99
South Africa ETF EZA 43.02 -50 0 0 53 -0.99 -2.56 -0.62 -2.93
South African Rand US Dollar (ZAR/USD) ZARUSD 17.2456 -50 -25 0 45.99 -0.54 1.47 -0.4 11.16
South Africa 10-Year Bond Yield ZA.10Y 10.29 -50 -50 0 43.25 -2.09 0.34 -0.53 11.6
South Africa 5-Year Bond Yield ZA.5Y 8.955 0 0.25 0.90596 42.0716 0.00336 -0.01159 -0.02451 0.12712
South Africa 2-Year Bond Yield SA.2Y 7.22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Africa Yield Curve SA.YC 3.325 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Africa Credit Default Swaps CDS.South-Africa 295.75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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South Africa Macroeconomic Indicators

Indicator Symbol Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
balance of trade za.balanceoftrade 19700 6205 217 -10 -100.0 -100.0 61 2022-09-30
bank lending rate za.banks.lendingrate 9.75 9.75 0 0 -100.0 -100.0 0 2022-09-30
banks balance sheet za.banks.bs 7280600 7316140 -0.49 7.35 UP UP 98.33 2022-12-21
business confidence za.bizconfidence 38 39 -2.56 46.15 UP UP 45 2022-11-23
capacity utilization za.caputilization 78.8 77.6 1.55 -3.55 UP Down 20 2022-12-21
car registrations za.carregistrations 28793 32859 -12.37 15.41 Down UP 50 2022-12-21
central bank balance sheet za.cb.assets 1094320 1078700 1.45 6.78 UP UP 96.67 2022-12-21
composite pmi za.comppmi 50.2 50.6 -0.79 3.72 Down UP 56.67 2022-12-21
consumer confidence za.consconfidence -8 -20 -60 14.29 UP Down 31.67 2022-12-05
consumer price index cpi za.cpi 106.8 106.5 0.28 8.43 UP UP 36.67 2022-12-21
core inflation rate za.coreinflationrate 4.7 4.4 7 52 100.0 100.0 98 2022-09-30
current account za.currentaccount -18071 -106544 -83.04 -90.39 Down UP 85 2022-12-05
current account to gdp za.currentaccountgdp 3.7 2 85 -193 100.0 100.0 0 2021-01-31
deposit interest rate za.depositrate 5.19 5.33 -3 0 -100.0 -100.0 0 2022-08-31
exports za.exports 191562 175373 9 22 100.0 100.0 87 2022-09-30
external debt za.externaldebt 157915 169320 -6.74 -11.12 Down Down 70 2022-12-21
fiscal expenditure za.fiscalexp 129796 152454 -14.86 7.13 Down UP 33.33 2022-12-21
foreign direct investment za.fdi 11859 26229 -54.79 -34.57 Down Down 50 2022-12-21
foreign exchange reserves za.fxreserves 60570 59877 1.16 5.18 UP UP 100 2022-12-21
gdp za.gdp 419.02 337.62 24.11 11.63 UP UP 100 2022-12-21
Real GDP za.realgdp 4637910 4565500 1.59 47.12 UP UP 100 2022-12-05
gdp growth za.gdpgrowth 1.6 -0.7 -328.57 -300 UP UP 49.17 2022-12-05
gdp growth annual za.gdpgrowthan 4.1 0.2 1950 -4200 UP UP 93.33 2022-12-05
gold reserves za.goldres 125.35 125.35 0 0 100.0 100.0 42 2021-03-31
government budget za.govbudget -5.7 -10 -43 -10 -100.0 100.0 0 2021-01-31
Government budget za.govbudgetvalue -20839 -46700 -55.38 86.65 UP Down 53.33 2022-12-21
government debt za.govdebt 71863 78749 -8.74 1.45 Down UP 83.33 2022-12-21
government debt to gdp za.govdebtgdp 69.9 70.7 -1 123 100.0 100.0 0 2021-01-31
government revenues za.govrev 108957 105755 3.03 -0.94 Down Down 53.33 2022-12-21
housing index za.housingindex 544.475 539.711 1 9 100.0 100.0 94 2016-11-30
imports za.imports 171863 168193 2 27 100.0 100.0 81 2022-09-30
industrial production za.indproduction -1.1 1 -210 1000 Down Down 40.83 2022-12-21
industrial production mom za.indproductionmm 2 -6.2 -132.26 -66.67 UP Down 71.67 2022-12-21
inflation cpi za.inflationcpi 7.4 7.6 -2.63 37.04 UP UP 92.5 2022-12-21
interbank rate za.interbankrate 6.62 6.58 0 0 0 0 0 2022-11-15
interest rate za.interestrate 6.25 6.25 0 79 100.0 100.0 99 2022-10-31
loans to private sector za.loanprivate 4428950 4408960 0.45 7.97 UP UP 100 2022-12-21
South Africa za.manpmi 52.6 50 5.2 -8.36 Down Down 80 2022-12-01
money supply m0 za.msm0 363350 363585 -0.06 14.05 UP UP 98.33 2022-12-21
money supply m1 za.msm1 2483660 2441370 1.73 5.49 UP UP 100 2022-12-21
money supply m2 za.msm2 3909720 3858600 1.32 6.85 UP UP 100 2022-12-21
money supply m3 za.msm3 4745920 4679780 1.41 9.08 UP UP 100 2022-12-21
Producer Price Index za.producerprices 125.8 125.2 0.48 16.59 UP UP 100 2022-12-21
PPI Index za.producerpricesch 13.5 15 -10 25 Down UP 88.33 2023-01-25
retail sales MoM za.retailsales 1.1 0.3 266.67 83.33 UP UP 63.33 2023-01-21
retail sales za.retailsalesan 0.4 -0.7 -157.14 -78.95 Down Down 33.33 2023-01-21
total vehicle sales za.vehiclesales 41780 49410 -15.44 16.24 Down UP 51.67 2022-12-21
unemployment rate za.unemploymentrate 32.9 33.9 -2.95 13.45 UP UP 93.33 2022-12-01
youth unemployment rate za.ytunemploymentrate 59.6 61.4 -2.93 2.41 Down UP 0 2022-12-01
Lending Rate za.lendingrate 9.75 9 8 39 100.0 100.0 100 2022-09-30

South Africa consumer confidence analysis

South-africa’s consumer confidence is a survey that measures how optimistic or pessimistic consumers are regarding their expected financial situation. South-africa’s consumer confidence is based on the premise that if consumers are optimistic, they will spend more and stimulate the economy but if they are pessimistic then their spending patterns could lead to a recession. Explore MacroVar financial knowledge base structured by professional fund managers and economists.

South Africa consumer confidence trend

South Africa consumer confidence trend is in an uptrend when the last value is higher than its twelve-month moving average and its twelve-month moving average slope is positive (last twelve-month moving average is higher than the previous month twelve-month moving average) and vice-versa. MacroVar calculates the number of months the South Africa consumer confidence has recorded new highs or lows. South Africa consumer confidence trend change is assumed when the specific indicator has recorded a 3-month high / low or more.

South Africa consumer confidence momentum

South Africa consumer confidence momentum is monitored by calculating its long-term year over year (Y/Y) return and its short-term month on month (M/M) return.