🇿🇦 South African Rand (ZAR) TradingHours.com

The South African Rand is the primary currency of South Africa. This currency is used by an estimated 64,788,407 people. Based on our estimate, South African Rand is the #21 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the South African Rand is "ZAR". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 710. The currency symbol for the Rand is "R".

South African Rand conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

ZAR Currency Demographics

The primary country using the South African Rand is South Africa. The South African Rand is also used in Lesotho and Namibia..

There are approximately 64,788,407 people around the world who use the South African Rand. The South African Rand is the #21 most used widely currency is the world.

64,788,407 user population
Ranked #21 in the world

ZAR Exchange Rates

1 South African Rand equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: R11.63


Inverse: R18.22
British Pound


Inverse: R21.16
Indian Rupee


Inverse: R0.21
Japanese Yen


Inverse: R0.13
US Dollar


Inverse: R17.38

† Rates last updated at 26 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

ZAR Currency Facts

ZAR Details

ISO 4217 CodeZAR
ISO 4217 Number710
Unit NameRand
Currency NicknamesN.a.

ZAR Denominations

Minor Unit Namecent
Minor Unit Symbol ¢
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotesR10, R20, R50, R100, R200
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used CoinsR1, R2, R5, 5c, 10c, 20c
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

ZAR Issuance

Central BankSouth African Reserve Bank
Central Bank Websitehttp://www.reservebank.co.za

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population64,788,407 people
Population Rank#21
ZAR Inflation Rate4.61%
Inflation Rank#48

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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