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South Africa RMB/BER business confidence index

Business Confidence in South Africa

Indicator Data Period
Business Confidence 50 index points 2Q/21


Latest data on Business Confidence (index points)

Business Confidence
                     South Africa - Historical Data (index points)

What is Business Confidence in South Africa?

  • Business Confidence in South Africa increased to 50 index points in the second quarter of 2021. The maximum level was 92 index points and minimum was 5 index points.
  • Data published Quarterly by Bureau for Economic Research.

Historical Data (index points) by years

Data
Period
Date
50 2Q/21 09.06.2021
35 1Q/21 10.03.2021
40 4Q/20 25.11.2020
24 3Q/20 09.09.2020
5 2Q/20 10.06.2020
18 1Q/20 11.03.2020
26 4Q/19 27.11.2019
21 3Q/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (index points)

Business Confidence in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Cyril Ramaphosa 15.02.2018 - 45.0000 39.0000 45.0000 39.0000 -13.33%
Jacob Zuma 09.05.2009 - 14.02.2018 26.0000 34.0000 55.0000 23.0000 30.77%
Thabo Mbeki 16.06.1999 - 24.09.2008 15.2000 45.0000 87.6000 15.2000 196.05%
Nelson Mandela 10.05.1994 - 16.06.1999 57.0000 12.6000 67.0000 12.2000 -77.89%

Other business indicators in South Africa

Index Updated Actual Previous
Bankruptcies May/21 191 companies 158
Business Confidence 2Q/21 50 in. pt. 35
Corruption Index 2020 44 in. pt. 44
Ease of Doing Business 2019 84 place 82
Competitiveness Index 2019 62.44 in. pt. 60.76
Leading Economic Index  Apr/21 3.7 % 2.2
Total Vehicle Sales Jun/21 0.038 M Units 0.038

Business Confidence in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Nigeria Dec/20 -15.2 in. pt. -1.5
South Africa 2Q/21 50 in. pt. 35
Uganda Jun/21 49.37 in. pt. 55.87
Mozambique Apr/21 87.7 in. pt. 87.2
Angola 1Q/21 -9 in. pt. -16
Botswana 2018 58 in. pt. 46