South Africa - Transport services

Transport services (% of service imports, BoP)

Transport services (% of service imports, BoP) in South Africa was 37.91 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 48.04 in 1960, while its lowest value was 31.62 in 1978.

Definition: Transport covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, pipeline, space and electricity transmission) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, the movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Also included are postal and courier services. Excluded are freight insurance (included in insurance services); goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers (included in goods); maintenance and repairs on transport equipment (included in maintenance and repair services n.i.e.); and repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities (included in construction).

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1960 48.04
1961 45.35
1962 42.41
1963 44.26
1964 46.52
1965 46.93
1966 42.86
1967 42.23
1968 40.53
1969 42.32
1970 44.35
1971 44.10
1972 38.80
1973 41.19
1974 47.88
1975 41.42
1976 38.34
1977 31.80
1978 31.62
1979 35.49
1980 39.13
1981 44.52
1982 42.21
1983 37.06
1984 39.92
1985 43.34
1986 41.69
1987 39.14
1988 40.79
1989 43.56
1990 39.72
1991 42.37
1992 38.98
1993 35.90
1994 39.17
1995 38.65
1996 41.20
1997 41.51
1998 40.77
1999 41.37
2000 41.83
2001 40.51
2002 41.78
2003 39.54
2004 42.72
2005 43.85
2006 46.87
2007 46.41
2008 44.64
2009 38.39
2010 36.61
2011 40.05
2012 42.78
2013 43.06
2014 44.20
2015 41.56
2016 37.91

Transport services (% of service exports, BoP)

Transport services (% of service exports, BoP) in South Africa was 15.23 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 27.59 in 1979, while its lowest value was 15.23 in 2016.

Definition: Transport covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, pipeline, space and electricity transmission) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, the movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Also included are postal and courier services. Excluded are freight insurance (included in insurance services); goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers (included in goods); maintenance and repairs on transport equipment (included in maintenance and repair services n.i.e.); and repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities (included in construction).

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1960 18.99
1961 19.02
1962 17.71
1963 17.13
1964 17.65
1965 18.38
1966 19.63
1967 17.38
1968 18.81
1969 20.99
1970 20.00
1971 20.67
1972 22.40
1973 24.48
1974 24.59
1975 20.36
1976 23.25
1977 23.74
1978 25.03
1979 27.59
1980 26.34
1981 24.39
1982 24.02
1983 21.93
1984 21.92
1985 26.29
1986 25.54
1987 23.10
1988 23.99
1989 23.87
1990 22.00
1991 21.39
1992 25.69
1993 24.69
1994 24.55
1995 23.67
1996 20.26
1997 20.48
1998 20.55
1999 21.04
2000 23.57
2001 24.14
2002 22.57
2003 17.20
2004 17.23
2005 17.08
2006 17.11
2007 18.47
2008 18.84
2009 17.95
2010 19.30
2011 19.26
2012 17.78
2013 18.63
2014 18.03
2015 16.41
2016 15.23

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments