South Africa Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) (Quarterly Report & Data)

A quarterly overview of nine macro variables giving an indication of the financial health or vulnerability of South African households. These variables are: Employment growth; insolvencies growth; real house price growth; saving to HDI; household debt to HDI; real Credit growth; debt servicing cost; real HDI growth; and real net wealth per capita. The variables are combined into a single index which can be used as a measure of consumer vulnerability. For each of the nine indicators, the historical standard deviations are calculated and scores given.


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South Africa Consumer Vulnerability Index (Quarterly Report & Data) - November 2018

The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 47.9 in the second quarter of 2018 – unchanged from the previous quarter but down on the score registered in second half of 2017.

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South Africa Consumer Vulnerability Index (Quarterly Report & Data) - August 2018

The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 47.9 in the first quarter of 2018 – down on the score registered in the previous two quarters and on par with the scores recorded during the first half of 2017.

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South Africa Consumer Vulnerability Index (Quarterly Report & Data) - May 2018

The CVI at 50, currently indicates an average vulnerability.

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South Africa Consumer Vulnerability Index (Quarterly Report & Data) - February 2018

The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 52 in the third quarter of 2017 – up on the score registered in the previous two quarters and on par with the score recorded at the end of 2015 / early 2016.

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South Africa Consumer Vulnerability Index (Quarterly Report & Data)

The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 50 in the second quarter of 2017 – up slightly on the score registered in the previous quarter but on par with the score recorded a year ago in the second quarter of 2016.

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South Africa Consumer Vulnerability Index (Quarterly Report & Data) - August 2017

The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 47.9 in the fourth quarter of 2016 – down on the score registered in the previous quarter and also lower than the score of 52.1 recorded a year ago in the first quarter 2016.

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South Africa Consumer Vulnerability Index (Quarterly Report & Data) - May 2017

The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 50 in the fourth quarter of 2016 – the same as in the previous quarter and lower than the score of 52.1 recorded for the first half of 2016.

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South Africa Consumer Vulnerability Index (Quarterly Report & Data) - February 2017

The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 50 in the third quarter of 2016 – a slight improvement on the score of 52.1 recorded for the previous quarter.

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South Africa Consumer Vulnerability Index (Quarterly Report & Data) - November 2016

The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 51 in the second quarter of 2016 – slightly up on the 50.5 recorded in the previous quarter.

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South Africa Consumer Vulnerability Index (Quarterly Report & Data) - February 2016

The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 52.1 in the third quarter of 2015 – slightly up on the 51.6 recorded in the previous quarter.

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