The SARB provides important economic and financial statistics that present an overview of the economic situation in South Africa.

The SARB compiles high-quality economic and financial statistics based on international best practice for use by policymakers, financial market participants and the general public. These statistics inform the SARB’s monetary policy decisions and are regularly updated. They can be found online and in various SARB publications, along with a detailed analysis thereof.

 

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The Quarterly Bulletin analyses domestic and international economic and financial market developments. It also contains statistical tables and notes on methodological statistical issues, and examines topics relevant at the time of publication.

 

Supplements are published from time to time to complement information covered in the Quarterly Bulletin and provide insights on issues such as a significant review or historical rebasing of selected economic data.

 

Please see the documents for tables here.

Guides are aimed specifically at businesses and companies, providing them with guidelines for completing surveys and returns based on correct macroeconomic statistics principles required by the SARB. The classification guide allows respondents to classify counterparties to any transaction into correct institutional sectors.

 

The monthly release is a summary of selected monthly monetary and economic statistics, which are also published in the SARB’s Quarterly Bulletin.

 

Form surveys are questionnaires specifically designed for statistical purposes to measure South Africa's economy and compile official statements of the economic accounts.

CURRENT REPO RATE

Next due: 21 Jan 2021

CURRENT INFLATION RATE

NOMINAL EFFECTIVE EXCHANGE RATE

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RELATED LINKS

Institutional sector classification guide for SA
C form guide
Advance release calendar

 

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QUARTERLY BULLETIN
Find a comprehensive set of statistics in the Quarterly Bulletin publication.
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