South Africa Composite PMI

Last Release
Oct 2019
Actual
49.4
Forecast
50
Previous
49.2
Frequency
Monthly
Units In
N/A
Next Release
Dec 4, 2019
Time to Release
21 Days 15 Hours
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Highest
Lowest
Average
Date Range
Source
52.7
Oct 2014
46.4
Jul 2014
49.72013 - 2019Markit Economics
In South Africa, the Standard Bank South Africa Purchasing Managers Index tracks business trends across private sector activity, including mining, manufacturing, services, construction and retail based on data collected from a representative panel of around 400 companies. The index tracks variables such as new orders, output, employment, supplier delivery times, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates expansion in business activity and below 50 indicates that it is generally declining.

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South Africa business Indicators

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Indicator
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Business Confidence
21
Sep 2019
28
Jun 2019
12
Sep 1985
92
Dec 1980
Index PointsQuarterly1975 - 2019
Bankruptcies
137
Sep 2019
176
Aug 2019
63
May 1988
511
Aug 2000
CompaniesMonthly1980 - 2019
Changes In Inventories
25,999
Jun 2019
-13,686
Mar 2019
-59,774
Sep 1979
66,699
Mar 2015
ZAR MillionQuarterly1960 - 2019
Coincident Index
91.7
Oct 2019
92.4
Sep 2019
88.12
Apr 1985
141.17
Dec 2006
Index PointsMonthly1985 - 2019
Competitiveness Index
62.44
Dec 2019
60.76
Dec 2018
4.31
Dec 2011
62.44
Dec 2019
PointsYearly2007 - 2019
Capacity Utilization
81.7
Jun 2019
81.7
Mar 2019
76.9
Sep 1992
86.2
Jun 1981
%Quarterly1971 - 2019

Composite PMI across Africa

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Country
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Ghana
50.1
Oct 2019
51.4
Sep 2019
49.2
Sep 2018
56.5
Sep 2017
Monthly2017 - 2019
Nigeria
56.9
Oct 2019
57.1
Sep 2019
46.3
Aug 2016
59.1
May 2018
Monthly2014 - 2019
South Africa
49.4
Oct 2019
49.2
Sep 2019
46.4
Jul 2014
52.7
Oct 2014
Monthly2013 - 2019
Uganda
56.3
Oct 2019
55.7
Sep 2019
47.7
Jan 2017
58.2
Jul 2019
Monthly2016 - 2019
Zambia
48.3
Oct 2019
48.8
Sep 2019
43.7
Oct 2018
54.7
Nov 2017
Monthly2017 - 2019
Mozambique
50.3
Oct 2019
51.1
Sep 2019
49.9
Apr 2019
52.8
Jul 2019
Monthly2019 - 2019
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