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South Africa Current Account Value and percent from GDP

South Africa Current Account Data

Indicator Data Period
Current Account to GDP 3.7 % 2021
Current Account 142629 ZAR Million | 8.705 B USD 1Q/22


Latest data on Current Account to GDP (%)

Current Account to GDP
                     South Africa - Historical Data (%)

What is ratio of South Africa Current Account to GDP?

  • The surplus of Current Account to GDP in South Africa increased to 3.7 % in 2021. The maximum surplus was 6 % and deficit was -7.5 %
  • Data published Yearly by Reserve Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.7 2021 24.03.2022
2.2 2020 26.03.2021
-3 2019 16.01.2020
-3.6 2018 29.04.2019
-2.5 2017 20.03.2018
-3.3 2016 11.08.2017
-4.4 2015 31.12.2015
-5.4 2014 31.12.2014


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Current Account to GDP in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Cyril Ramaphosa 15.02.2018 - -2.5000 -2.5000 -2.5000 -2.5000 0.00%
Jacob Zuma 09.05.2009 - 14.02.2018 -4.0000 -3.3000 -2.0000 -5.8000 -17.50%
Thabo Mbeki 16.06.1999 - 24.09.2008 -0.5000 -7.0000 0.8000 -7.0000 1300.00%


Latest data on Current Account (ZAR Million)

Current Account
                     South Africa - Historical Data (ZAR Million)

What is South Africa Current Account Deficit?

  • The surplus of Current Account in South Africa increased to 142629 ZAR Million (8.705 B USD) in the first quarter of 2022. The maximum value was 294446 ZAR Million and minimum was -246452 ZAR Million.
  • Data published Quarterly by Reserve Bank.

Historical Data (ZAR Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
142629 1Q/22 09.06.2022
119916 4Q/21 10.03.2022
226400 3Q/21 18.01.2022
342780 2Q/21 09.09.2021
267348 1Q/21 10.06.2021
197818 4Q/20 11.03.2021
297500 3Q/20 10.12.2020
-103587 2Q/20 10.09.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (ZAR Million)

Current Account in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Cyril Ramaphosa 15.02.2018 - -137455.0000 -229000.0000 -137455.0000 -229000.0000 66.60%
Jacob Zuma 09.05.2009 - 14.02.2018 -47565.0000 -108888.0000 -9974.0000 -241786.0000 128.92%
Thabo Mbeki 16.06.1999 - 24.09.2008 -7595.0000 -136213.0000 15627.0000 -147225.0000 1693.46%
Nelson Mandela 10.05.1994 - 16.06.1999 -221.0000 10406.0000 10406.0000 -21042.0000 -4808.60%

Other trade indicators in South Africa

Index Updated Actual Previous
Weapons Sales 2020 37 M USD 142
Balance of Trade May/22 1.73 B USD 0.977
Exports May/22 10.954 B USD 9.295
Foreign Exchange Reserves May/22 59.258 B USD 60.28
Imports May/22 9.223 B USD 8.318
Terms of Trade  1Q/22 117 in. pt. 116
Tourist Arrivals Apr/22 0.568 Million Persons 0.469

Current Account to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 2021 -4.6 % -3.1
Kenya 2021 -5.4 % -4.8
Madagascar 2021 -5.5 % -3.5
Zimbabwe 2020 -1.9 % 1.1
Tanzania 2020 -1.5 % -2.4
Togo 2021 -5 % -3
Tunisia 2021 -6.3 % -6.1
Nigeria 2021 -2.8 % -4.2
Sudan 2021 -10 % -8.3
Morocco 2021 -2.3 % -1.5
Senegal 2021 -10.4 % -10.9
Seychelles 2020 -27.4 % -16.5
South Africa 2021 3.7 % 2
Uganda 2020 -9.8 % -7.4
Rwanda 2020 -10 % -14.4
Liberia 2020 -17.8 % -21.4
Zambia 2020 12.2 % 0.6
Mozambique 2020 -30.8 % -19.9
Namibia 2020 1.9 % -1.7
Ghana 2020 -2.5 % -2.8
Swaziland 2020 7 % 4.3
Libya 2020 -7.9 % 6.4
Algeria 2021 -7.8 % -12.9
Angola 2021 12.4 % 1.6
Benin 2021 -4.5 % -1.7
Botswana 2020 -11.2 % -7.6
Burkina Faso 2020 1.2 % -3.4
Burundi 2021 -15 % -9.4
Central African Republic 2021 -9.6 % -7.2
Chad 2021 -10.9 % -14.7
Comoros 2020 -3.3 % -3.2
Republic of the Congo 2021 15.5 % -0.2
Djibouti 2021 9.5 % 10.7
Equatorial Guinea 2020 -8.4 % -5.6
Eritrea 2021 13.5 % 11.4
Ethiopia 2020 -4.4 % -5.3
Gabon 2021 0.3 % -6.1
Gambia 2020 -8.6 % -5.3
Guatemala 2020 5.5 % 2.3
Guinea 2020 30.8 % 4
Guinea Bissau 2020 -8.6 % -8.9
Lesotho 2020 -2.1 % -3.4
Malawi 2021 -13.1 % -12.1
Mali 2021 -4.5 % -2.3
Mauritania 2020 -7 % -11
Niger 2021 -13.6 % -13.1
Sao Tome and Principe 2015 -24.7 % -31.7
Sierra Leone 2021 -13.9 % -16.7