Category Archives: Health

Media Release: Registration of live births improves…… but not every pregnancy results in a live birth and not every live birth survives

Media Release 27 October, 2016 Registration of live births improves…… but not every pregnancy results in a live birth and not every live birth survives Recorded live births, 2013-2015 report / Perinatal deaths, 2014 report The Recorded live births 2013−2015 and the Perinatal deaths 2014, reports released by Statistics South Africa indicate that of the   read more »


Media invite: CS 2016 results handover to Premier Mahumapelo

MEDIA ADVISORY                                           27 September 2016   Statistics South Africa’s Deputy Director-General Mr Risenga Maluleke will, on behalf of the Statistician-General of South Africa, hand over North West provincial results of this year’s mini-census, Community Survey 2016, to the Premier of Bokone Bophirima, the Honourable Supra Obakeng Ramoeletsi Mahumapelo on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 at 09H00.   read more »


Media Release: Farming communities are unreceptive towards health survey

 Media release                                    12  September 2016   Farming communities are unreceptive towards health survey fieldworkers       South African Demographic and Heath Survey (SADHS) fieldworkers are experiencing challenges in some areas of the country, which is delaying the completion of data collection for the survey. Most of the areas in which fieldworkers find themselves not welcome are   read more »


Mid-Year Estimates 2016

Mid-Year Estimates 2016

55,9 million people in South Africa:  Planning for a better tomorrow The population of South Africa is estimated to be 55, 9 million by end June 2016. Between 2002 and 2016 South Africa experienced a positive population growth year on year. Between 2002 and 2016, there was an overall increase in Life expectancy (55,2 to   read more »


Media invite: Dr Pali Lehohla to handover the CS 2016 results to Premier Mabuza

 MEDIA ADVISORY   The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will hand over Mpumalanga provincial results of this year’s mini-census, Community Survey 2016 to the Premier of Mpumalanga province, the Honourable David Mabuza.   The Community Survey 2016 results for Mpumalanga provide statistics for all municipalities within the province on, among others, poverty levels,   read more »


Media Invite: Community Survey 2016 results hand over to Premier of Free State

MEDIA ADVISORY The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will hand over Free State provincial results of this year’s mini-census, Community Survey 2016, to the Premier of Free State, the Honourable Ace Magashule on Wednesday, 6 July 2016 at 18H00. The Community Survey 2016 results for Free State provide statistics for all municipalities within   read more »


Media Release: Community Survey 2016 Results

Media Release                                                                                                 30 June 2016 Community Survey 2016 results The population of South Africa has increased to 55,7 million in 2016 from 51,8 million in 2011, representing an increase of over 3 million. Of the 55,7 million people living in South Africa, a majority reside in Gauteng (13,4 million), followed by KwaZulu-Natal (11 million)   read more »


Media Invite: Release of Community Survey (CS) 2016 Results

  Contact: Lesedi Dibakwane 0828057088 lesedid@statssa.gov.za   Release of Community Survey (CS) 2016 Results   The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla will release the results of the Community Survey 2016 (CS 2016) which will, among others, reflect on the 40 years of the country’s performance on education, labour markets, service delivery, poverty and   read more »


Media release: Stats SA to collect data for the South Africa Demographic Health Survey

17 June 2016 Stats SA to collect data for the South Africa Demographic Health Survey Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) urges the thousands of households sampled in the South Africa Demographic and Health Survey 2016 (SADHS 2016) to welcome fieldworkers into their homes as the statistical agency, together with South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC),   read more »


South Africa Demographic and Health Survey (SADHS): Appeal for participation as Publicity Officers hits the field

South Africa Demographic and Health Survey (SADHS): Appeal for participation as Publicity Officers hits the field

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), in collaboration with the South African Medical Research Council, will be conducting a South African Demographic and Health Survey (SADHS) on behalf of the National Department of Health. The survey will run from June to November 2016. The survey aims to provide a better understanding of the health status of   read more »