British pound to South African Rand Exchange Rate History

This data was sourced directly from real UK currency suppliers and shows the actual price of exchanging British pounds to South African rand on any given day.

GBP / ZAR monthly summary

Over the past 30 days, the South African rand buy back rate has increased by 3.73% against the pound from 20.33 on the 3rd November to 21.09 yesterday. This means one pound will buy more South African rand today than it would have a month ago. If you were exchanging £750 you'd get approximately 15,817.43 ZAR today which is 569.47 ZAR more than you'd have got on the 3rd November.

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GBP / ZAR annual data

A snapshot of the South African rand exchange rate over the past 11 years.

Year Open Close High Low Annual Change
2022 21.18 -- 21.39 18.87 --
2021 20.36 21.18 21.25 18.74 4.04%
2020 18.24 20.36 23.67 18.19 11.60%
2019 18.06 18.25 19.17 17.00 1.07%
2018 17.80 18.01 19.62 15.94 1.22%
2017 16.73 17.80 18.68 15.83 6.37%
2016 22.52 16.73 23.88 16.27 -25.71%
2015 17.71 22.52 23.69 16.79 27.15%
2014 17.44 17.74 18.69 8.763 1.74%
2013 13.40 17.46 17.46 13.10 30.27%
2012 12.21 13.40 14.00 3.000 9.78%

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