South Africa's private sector credit fell by 0.42 percent year-on-year in May 2021, following a 1.76 percent drop in the previous month and better than market expectations of a 0.9 percent decline. Meantime, expansion in the broadly defined M3 measure of money supply increased by 1.82 percent in May, easing from a 2.02 percent gain in April. source: South African Reserve Bank
Private Sector Credit in South Africa averaged 13.38 percent from 1966 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 35.88 percent in July of 1981 and a record low of -2.35 percent in May of 1966. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Private Sector Credit - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Private Sector Credit - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2021.
Private Sector Credit in South Africa is expected to be 1.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Private Sector Credit in South Africa to stand at 1.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Africa Private Sector Credit is projected to trend around 1.80 percent in 2022 and 1.60 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.