South Africa - Money and quasi money

Money and quasi money (M2) (current LCU)

The value for Money and quasi money (M2) (current LCU) in South Africa was 2,255,300,000,000 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 46 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 2,255,300,000,000 in 2011 and a minimum value of 4,768,400,000 in 1965.

Definition: Money and quasi money comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government. This definition of money supply is frequently called M2; it corresponds to lines 34 and 35 in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) International Financial Statistics (IFS). Data are in current local currency.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.

Year Value
1965 4,768,400,000
1966 5,192,450,000
1967 5,571,000,000
1968 6,327,500,000
1969 7,068,700,000
1970 7,734,350,000
1971 8,386,600,000
1972 9,870,450,000
1973 12,111,450,000
1974 14,129,150,000
1975 16,875,600,000
1976 18,364,600,000
1977 20,209,400,000
1978 23,442,900,000
1979 27,402,600,000
1980 33,664,300,000
1981 39,456,200,000
1982 44,786,400,000
1983 50,979,200,000
1984 61,075,500,000
1985 70,005,350,000
1986 76,161,950,000
1987 91,031,250,000
1988 115,624,000,000
1989 139,407,000,000
1990 155,933,000,000
1991 182,615,000,000
1992 187,840,000,000
1993 199,692,000,000
1994 236,268,000,000
1995 274,145,000,000
1996 313,290,000,000
1997 369,097,000,000
1998 419,490,000,000
1999 465,244,000,000
2000 498,812,000,000
2001 599,522,000,000
2002 709,151,000,000
2003 803,827,000,000
2004 909,555,000,000
2005 1,097,810,000,000
2006 1,346,170,000,000
2007 1,668,320,000,000
2008 1,914,200,000,000
2009 1,947,910,000,000
2010 2,082,980,000,000
2011 2,255,300,000,000

Money and quasi money (M2) as % of GDP

Money and quasi money (M2) as % of GDP in South Africa was 76.08 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 46 years was 84.61 in 2008, while its lowest value was 46.86 in 1993.

Definition: Money and quasi money comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government. This definition of money supply is frequently called M2; it corresponds to lines 34 and 35 in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) International Financial Statistics (IFS).

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

See also:

Year Value
1965 60.67
1966 60.60
1967 58.28
1968 61.19
1969 60.65
1970 60.47
1971 59.33
1972 61.87
1973 61.35
1974 58.20
1975 61.76
1976 59.53
1977 58.99
1978 59.48
1979 58.18
1980 53.67
1981 54.31
1982 54.31
1983 54.03
1984 55.23
1985 54.86
1986 50.98
1987 52.12
1988 55.16
1989 55.39
1990 53.80
1991 55.01
1992 50.46
1993 46.86
1994 49.01
1995 50.02
1996 50.70
1997 53.83
1998 56.50
1999 57.18
2000 54.09
2001 58.78
2002 60.56
2003 63.17
2004 64.27
2005 69.88
2006 76.17
2007 82.75
2008 84.61
2009 81.23
2010 78.27
2011 76.08

Money and quasi money (M2) to total reserves ratio

Money and quasi money (M2) to total reserves ratio in South Africa was 6.37 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 46 years was 31.52 in 1989, while its lowest value was 5.16 in 1968.

Definition: Money and quasi money comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government. This definition is frequently called M2; it corresponds to lines 34 and 35 in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) International Financial Statistics (IFS). Total reserves comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. The gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1965 11.11
1966 8.71
1967 9.98
1968 5.16
1969 7.05
1970 10.25
1971 15.09
1972 7.24
1973 6.76
1974 5.50
1975 7.66
1976 9.90
1977 11.51
1978 10.23
1979 5.84
1980 5.48
1981 10.82
1982 11.03
1983 12.25
1984 18.73
1985 19.39
1986 17.98
1987 15.66
1988 28.69
1989 31.52
1990 23.33
1991 20.75
1992 20.53
1993 21.22
1994 20.19
1995 16.93
1996 31.13
1997 13.45
1998 13.78
1999 10.16
2000 9.33
2001 9.13
2002 8.61
2003 13.03
2004 9.46
2005 8.37
2006 7.77
2007 7.19
2008 6.80
2009 5.80
2010 6.49
2011 6.37

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Monetary holdings (liabilities)