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

South Africa Inflation Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 111 index points Aug/23
Food Inflation 8 % Aug/23
Inflation Rate YoY 4.8 % Aug/23
Inflation Rate Mom 0.3 % Aug/23
Core Consumer Prices 109 Index Points Aug/23
Core Inflation Rate 4.8 % Aug/23
CPI Housing Utilities 109 Index Points Aug/23
CPI Transportation 114 Index Points Aug/23
Inflation Expectations 5.53 % 3Q/23


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 111 index points in August 2023. 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
111 Aug/23 20.09.2023
111 Jul/23 23.08.2023
110 Jun/23 19.07.2023
110 May/23 21.06.2023
109 Apr/23 24.05.2023
109 Mar/23 19.04.2023
108 Feb/23 22.03.2023
107 Jan/23 15.02.2023


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 8 % in August 2023 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
8 Aug/23 20.09.2023
9.9 Jul/23 23.08.2023
11 Jun/23 19.07.2023
11.8 May/23 21.06.2023
13.9 Apr/23 24.05.2023
14 Mar/23 19.04.2023
13.6 Feb/23 22.03.2023
13.4 Jan/23 15.02.2023


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 4.8 % in August 2023 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
4.8 Aug/23 20.09.2023
4.7 Jul/23 23.08.2023
5.4 Jun/23 19.07.2023
6.3 May/23 21.06.2023
6.8 Apr/23 24.05.2023
7.1 Mar/23 19.04.2023
7 Feb/23 22.03.2023
6.9 Jan/23 15.02.2023


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 2024?

  • Inflation Rate in South Africa increased by 0.3 % in August 2023 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
0.3 Aug/23 20.09.2023
0.9 Jul/23 23.08.2023
0.2 Jun/23 19.07.2023
0.2 May/23 21.06.2023
0.4 Apr/23 24.05.2023
1 Mar/23 19.04.2023
0.7 Feb/23 22.03.2023
-0.1 Jan/23 15.02.2023


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 109 Index Points in August 2023. 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
109 Aug/23 20.09.2023
108 Jul/23 23.08.2023
108 Jun/23 19.07.2023
107 May/23 21.06.2023
107 Apr/23 24.05.2023
107 Mar/23 19.04.2023
106 Feb/23 22.03.2023
105 Jan/23 15.02.2023


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 4.8 % in August 2023. The maximum level was 8.3 % and minimum was 2.5 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.8 Aug/23 20.09.2023
4.7 Jul/23 23.08.2023
5 Jun/23 19.07.2023
5.2 May/23 21.06.2023
5.3 Apr/23 24.05.2023
5.2 Mar/23 19.04.2023
5.2 Feb/23 22.03.2023
4.9 Jan/23 15.02.2023


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 increased to 109 Index Points in August 2023. 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
109 Aug/23 20.09.2023
108 Jul/23 23.08.2023
105 Jun/23 19.07.2023
105 May/23 21.06.2023
105 Apr/23 27.05.2023
104 Mar/23 22.04.2023
104 Feb/23 22.03.2023
104 Jan/23 15.02.2023


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 increased to 114 Index Points in August 2023. 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
114 Aug/23 20.09.2023
113 Jul/23 23.08.2023
112 Jun/23 19.07.2023
113 May/23 21.06.2023
113 Apr/23 24.05.2023
113 Mar/23 22.04.2023
111 Feb/23 22.03.2023
110 Jan/23 15.02.2023


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 2024?

  • Inflation Expectations in South Africa increased by 5.53 % in the third quarter of 2023. 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
5.53 3Q/23 11.09.2023
5.94 2Q/23 06.07.2023
5.84 1Q/23 16.03.2023
6.07 4Q/22 16.01.2023
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


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 Sep/23 1.29 USD/Liter 1.23
Producer Prices Aug/23 129 in. pt. 128

Inflation Rate YoY in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt Sep/23 38 % 37.4
Kenya Sep/23 6.8 % 6.7
Madagascar Jul/23 9.5 % 11.75
Zimbabwe -7.5 26.5 % 21.6
Tanzania Sep/23 3.3 % 3.3
Togo Aug/23 3.8 % 6.4
Tunisia Sep/23 9 % 9.2
Nigeria Aug/23 25.8 % 24.08
Sudan Feb/23 63.3 % 83.6
Morocco Aug/23 5 % 4.9
Senegal Aug/23 5.3 % 5.7
Seychelles Sep/23 -2.47 % -2.44
South Africa Aug/23 4.8 % 4.7
Uganda Sep/23 2.7 % 3.5
Rwanda Sep/23 18.4 % 17.4
Liberia Jul/23 11.1 % 12.36
Zambia Sep/23 12 % 10.8
Mozambique Sep/23 4.63 % 4.93
Namibia Sep/23 5.4 % 4.7
Ghana Sep/23 38.1 % 40.1
Swaziland Aug/23 4 % 4.5
Libya Jul/23 2.1 % 2.4
South Sudan Aug/23 -3.1 % -1.6
Somalia 2023 5.82 % 5.98
Algeria Sep/19 3.1 %
Angola Aug/23 13.54 % 12.12
Benin Aug/23 2.1 % 3.9
Botswana Aug/23 1.2 % 1.2
Burkina Faso Sep/23 -2.6 % -2
Burundi Aug/23 28.74 % 24.76
Central African Republic 2023 2.42 % 2.86
Chad Aug/23 1.9 % -1.7
Comoros 2023 20.2 % 19.9
Republic of the Congo May/18 1.1 % 1.2
Djibouti Jul/23 1.2 % -5.3
Equatorial Guinea 2022 5 % -1.3
Eritrea 2022 7.5 % 4.5
Ethiopia Aug/23 28.2 % 28.8
Gabon Aug/23 2.9 % 3.2
Gambia Aug/23 18.41 % 18.36
Guatemala Sep/23 4.69 % 4.47
Guinea Aug/23 8 % 6
Guinea Bissau Jul/23 7.8 % 8.9
Lesotho Aug/23 5.2 % 4.5
Malawi Aug/23 28.6 % 28.4
Mali Aug/23 -0.7 % 0.6
Mauritania Sep/23 3 % 3.7
Niger Aug/23 4.77 % 3.05
Sao Tome and Principe Jun/23 25.4 % 23.2
Sierra Leone Aug/23 50.94 % 44.98