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South Africa Inflation Data: Rate, CPI, Food, Harmonised

South Africa Inflation Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 106 index points Oct/22
Food Inflation 12 % Oct/22
Inflation Rate YoY 7.6 % Oct/22
Inflation Rate Mom 0.4 % Oct/22
Core Consumer Prices 105 Index Points Oct/22
Core Inflation Rate 5 % Oct/22
CPI Housing Utilities 104 Index Points Oct/22
CPI Transportation 112 Index Points Oct/22
Inflation Expectations 5.92 % 3Q/22


Latest data on Consumer Price Index (CPI) (index points)

Consumer Price Index (CPI)
                     South Africa - Historical Data (index points)

What is CPI Index in South Africa?

  • Consumer Price Index in South Africa remained unchanged at 106 index points in October 2022. The maximum level was 120 index points and minimum was 1.2 index points.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (index points) by years

Data
Period
Date
106 Oct/22 23.11.2022
106 Sep/22 19.10.2022
106 Aug/22 21.09.2022
106 Jul/22 25.08.2022
104 Jun/22 20.07.2022
103 May/22 22.06.2022
102 Apr/22 18.05.2022
102 Mar/22 20.04.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (index points)

Consumer Price Index (CPI) in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Cyril Ramaphosa 15.02.2018 - 105.0000 107.2000 107.2000 105.0000 2.10%
Jacob Zuma 09.05.2009 - 14.02.2018 67.4000 104.7000 104.7000 67.4000 55.34%
Thabo Mbeki 16.06.1999 - 24.09.2008 37.7800 64.6000 64.6000 37.7000 70.99%
Nelson Mandela 10.05.1994 - 16.06.1999 25.9900 37.6200 37.6200 25.9900 44.75%


Latest data on Food Inflation (%)

Food Inflation
                     South Africa - Historical Data (%)

What is Food Inflation in South Africa?

  • Food Inflation in South Africa increased by 12 % in October 2022 over the same month in the previous year. The maximum level was 15.6 % and minimum was 0.6 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
12 Oct/22 23.11.2022
11.9 Sep/22 19.10.2022
11.3 Aug/22 21.09.2022
9.7 Jul/22 25.08.2022
8.6 Jun/22 20.07.2022
7.6 May/22 22.06.2022
6 Apr/22 18.05.2022
6.2 Mar/22 20.04.2022


Historical Chart by YoY presidents (%)

Food Inflation in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Cyril Ramaphosa 15.02.2018 - 4.5000 3.4000 4.5000 3.4000 -24.44%
Jacob Zuma 09.05.2009 - 14.02.2018 12.3000 4.8000 12.3000 0.6000 -60.98%


Latest data on Inflation Rate YoY (%)

Inflation Rate YoY
                     South Africa - Historical Data (%)

What is Inflation Rate in South Africa?

  • Inflation Rate in South Africa increased by 7.6 % in October 2022 over the same month in the previous year. The maximum level was 20.7 % and minimum was 0.2 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
7.6 Oct/22 23.11.2022
7.5 Sep/22 19.10.2022
7.6 Aug/22 21.09.2022
7.8 Jul/22 25.08.2022
7.4 Jun/22 20.07.2022
6.5 May/22 22.06.2022
5.9 Apr/22 18.05.2022
5.9 Mar/22 20.04.2022


Historical Chart by YoY presidents (%)

Inflation Rate YoY in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Cyril Ramaphosa 15.02.2018 - 4.4000 4.4000 4.4000 4.4000 0.00%
Jacob Zuma 09.05.2009 - 14.02.2018 8.0000 4.8000 8.0000 3.2000 -40.00%
Thabo Mbeki 16.06.1999 - 24.09.2008 7.3000 11.3000 13.0000 0.2000 54.79%
Nelson Mandela 10.05.1994 - 16.06.1999 7.2000 7.1000 11.0000 5.0000 -1.39%


Latest data on Inflation Rate Mom (%)

Inflation Rate Mom
                     South Africa - Historical Data (%)

What is inflation rate in South Africa 2022?

  • Inflation Rate in South Africa increased by 0.4 % in October 2022 over the previous month. The maximum level was 6.7 % and minimum was -0.7 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.4 Oct/22 23.11.2022
0.1 Sep/22 19.10.2022
0.2 Aug/22 21.09.2022
1.5 Jul/22 25.08.2022
1.1 Jun/22 20.07.2022
0.7 May/22 22.06.2022
0.6 Apr/22 18.05.2022
1 Mar/22 20.04.2022


Historical Chart by MoM presidents (%)

Inflation Rate Mom in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Cyril Ramaphosa 15.02.2018 - 0.2000 0.2000 0.2000 0.2000 0.00%


Latest data on Core Consumer Prices (Index Points)

Core Consumer Prices
                     South Africa - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is Core CPI in South Africa?

  • Core Consumer Prices in South Africa increased to 105 Index Points in October 2022. The maximum level was 118 Index Points and minimum was 63.3 Index Points.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
105 Oct/22 23.11.2022
104 Sep/22 19.10.2022
104 Aug/22 21.09.2022
103 Jul/22 25.08.2022
103 Jun/22 20.07.2022
102 May/22 22.06.2022
102 Apr/22 18.05.2022
102 Mar/22 20.04.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Index Points)

Core Consumer Prices in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Core Inflation Rate (%)

Core Inflation Rate
                     South Africa - Historical Data (%)

What is South Africa Core Inflation Rate?

  • Core Inflation Rate in South Africa increased by 5 % in October 2022. The maximum level was 8.3 % and minimum was 2.5 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
5 Oct/22 23.11.2022
4.7 Sep/22 19.10.2022
4.4 Aug/22 21.09.2022
4.6 Jul/22 25.08.2022
4.4 Jun/22 20.07.2022
4.1 May/22 22.06.2022
3.9 Apr/22 18.05.2022
3.8 Mar/22 20.04.2022


Historical Chart by YoY presidents (%)

Core Inflation Rate in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on CPI Housing Utilities (Index Points)

CPI Housing Utilities
                     South Africa - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is South Africa CPI Index for Housing Utilities?

  • CPI Housing Utilities in South Africa remained unchanged at 104 Index Points in October 2022. The maximum level was 118 Index Points and minimum was 56.8 Index Points.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
104 Oct/22 23.11.2022
104 Sep/22 19.10.2022
103 Aug/22 21.09.2022
103 Jul/22 25.08.2022
101 Jun/22 20.07.2022
101 May/22 22.06.2022
100 Apr/22 21.05.2022
100 Mar/22 20.04.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Index Points)

CPI Housing Utilities in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on CPI Transportation (Index Points)

CPI Transportation
                     South Africa - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is South Africa CPI Index for Transportation?

  • CPI Transportation in South Africa remained unchanged at 112 Index Points in October 2022. The maximum level was 122 Index Points and minimum was 81.7 Index Points.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
112 Oct/22 23.11.2022
112 Sep/22 19.10.2022
114 Aug/22 21.09.2022
116 Jul/22 25.08.2022
110 Jun/22 20.07.2022
106 May/22 22.06.2022
105 Apr/22 21.05.2022
104 Mar/22 20.04.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Index Points)

CPI Transportation in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Inflation Expectations (%)

Inflation Expectations
                     South Africa - Historical Data (%)

What is South Africa Inflation Expectations in 2022?

  • Inflation Expectations in South Africa increased by 5.92 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum level was 8.72 % and minimum was 3.9 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Bureau for Economic Research.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
5.92 3Q/22 24.09.2022
5.63 2Q/22 23.07.2022
4.96 1Q/22 26.03.2022
4.81 4Q/21 29.01.2022
4.42 3Q/21 25.09.2021
4.44 2Q/21 24.07.2021
4.21 1Q/21 27.03.2021
4.17 4Q/20 23.01.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Inflation Expectations in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other inflation indicators in South Africa

Index Updated Actual Previous
Gasoline Prices Nov/22 1.33 USD/Liter 1.22
Producer Prices Oct/22 125 in. pt. 125

Inflation Rate YoY in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt Oct/22 16.2 % 15
Kenya Nov/22 9.5 % 9.6
Madagascar Oct/22 10.42 % 9.71
Zimbabwe Nov/22 255 % 269
Tanzania Oct/22 4.9 % 4.8
Togo Oct/22 7.2 % 7.9
Tunisia Oct/22 9.2 % 9.1
Nigeria Oct/22 21.09 % 20.77
Sudan Oct/22 103 % 107
Morocco Oct/22 8.1 % 8.3
Senegal Oct/22 13 % 11.9
Seychelles Oct/22 2.92 % 2.96
South Africa Oct/22 7.6 % 7.5
Uganda Nov/22 10.6 % 10.7
Rwanda Oct/22 31 % 23.9
Liberia Jul/22 6.48 % 6.32
Zambia Nov/22 9.8 % 9.7
Mozambique Oct/22 11.83 % 12.01
Namibia Oct/22 7.1 % 7.1
Ghana Oct/22 40.4 % 37.2
Swaziland Oct/22 5.5 % 6.7
Libya Oct/22 4.1 % 4.3
South Sudan Aug/22 -2.5 % 6.43
Somalia 2022 6.9 % 7.2
Algeria Sep/19 3.1 %
Angola Oct/22 16.68 % 18.16
Benin Oct/22 2.1 % -1.6
Botswana Oct/22 13.1 % 13.8
Burkina Faso Oct/22 15 % 16.5
Burundi Oct/22 22.09 % 20.92
Central African Republic 2021 2.7 % 4.2
Chad Sep/22 7.2 % 7.7
Comoros 2022 15.9 % 18.2
Republic of the Congo May/18 1.1 % 1.2
Djibouti Sep/22 6.1 % 5.9
Equatorial Guinea 2021 2.9 % 3
Eritrea 2021 4.5 % 4.8
Ethiopia Oct/22 31.7 % 30.7
Gabon Oct/22 5.7 % 5.8
Gambia Oct/22 13.24 % 13.27
Guatemala Oct/22 9.7 % 9.03
Guinea Jul/22 12.4 % 12.5
Guinea Bissau Oct/22 7.1 % 8.4
Lesotho Oct/22 8.5 % 9.2
Malawi Oct/22 26.7 % 25.9
Mali Sep/22 11.3 % 13.9
Mauritania Oct/22 12.7 % 11.3
Niger Oct/22 3.02 % 3.17
Sao Tome and Principe Sep/22 21.9 % 19.5
Sierra Leone Sep/22 29.1 % 28.2