South Africa Household Sector Overview (Quarterly Report)

A quarterly overview of the trends pertaining to the household sector. Household income, consumption expenditure (HCE) and saving trends are analysed and 5-year forecasts for the detailed HCE components are provided. Household credit and debt developments are also analysed.


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South Africa Household Sector (Quarterly Report) - August 2016

After having slowed to 1.4% y/y in 2014 from 4.7% y/y recorded in 2011, real household disposable income growth accelerated to 2.2% y/y in 2015.

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South Africa Household Sector (Quarterly Report) - April 2016

The most significant longer-term change in the composition of household income, has been the proportion of income received from “property”.

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South Africa Household Sector (Quarterly Report) - February 2016

Nearly all of the goods and services product categories experienced price inflation over the past few years — with some exceptions occurring in the durable goods category.

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South Africa Household Sector (Quarterly Report) - October 2015

Mortgage loans accounted for 32.3% of total loans and facilities granted to households in the second quarter of 2015, while other secured loans accounted for 32.4% of credit extended.

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South Africa Household Sector (Quarterly Report) - July 2015

Mortgage loans accounted for 31% of total loans and facilities granted to households in the first quarter of 2015, while other secured loans accounted for 35% of credit extended.

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South Africa Household Sector (Quarterly Report) - April 2015

Services remained the biggest component at 42.5% in the third quarter of 2014.

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South Africa Household Sector (Quarterly Report) – January 2015

Services remained the biggest component at 42.5% in the third quarter of 2014.

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