December 2019

The CRA's Fast Stats provides data-driven insights into current political and economic trends.
December 2019

Key takeaways:

  • The leading business indicator is down 1.5% for November 2019 in comparison to the same period in 2018.
  • GDP per head (annualised, adjusted) for Q3 2019 was R87 095.
  • The headline inflation rate for November 2019 stood at 3.6% (Y/Y), with core inflation at 3.9%. Total administered prices increased by 3.0% over the same period.
  • Household debt to disposable income for Q3 2019 was 72.6% compared to 71.9% in Q3 2018.
  • The current account deficit for Q3 2019 was R62.2 billion, compared to R58.5 billion for the same period in 2018.
  • Equities net purchases/sales by foreigners stood at R111.9 billion for January to November 2019. Bonds net purchases/sales by foreigners stood at R29.4 billion over the same period.

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