Primary Sector

This page outlines what dataflows we make available through EconData, relating to the primary sector of South Africa’s economy. This “Primary Sector” Category falls under our EconData StatsSA Category Scheme. In these docs, we outline the dimensions in the series keys we use, and detail the codes used in those concepts.



Publication code: P2041

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1. Series Name

  • Total, gold included MIN001
  • Total, gold excluded MIN002
  • Coal MIN003
  • Iron ore MIN004
  • Chromium MIN005
  • Copper MIN006
  • Manganese ore MIN007
  • PGMs MIN008
  • Nickel MIN009
  • Other metallic minerals MIN010
  • Gold MIN011
  • Diamonds MIN012
  • Building materials MIN013
  • Other non-metallic minerals MIN014
  • Building materials: Granite or norite MIN015
  • Building materials: Lime and limestone MIN016
  • Building materials: Other building materials MIN017

2. Measure

  • Volumes I
  • Values S

3. Seasonal adjustment

  • Neither seasonally adjusted nor calendar adjusted N
  • Seasonally adjusted, not calendar adjusted S

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