Category Archives: Work and labour force

Media advisory: The Social profile of older persons report and the 2015 census of the South African mining industry report

Media advisory                                                                                            27 March 2017   Statistician-General to release the results of the Census of Mining and a report on the Social profile of older persons   The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release two key datasets at a media briefing to be held on Wednesday, 29 March 2017   read more »


Media release:Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q4:2016

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                             14 February 2017 The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the fourth quarter of 2016 released by Statistics South Africa today, indicate that employment grew by 235 000 and the number of job seekers declined by 92 000 resulting in slight decline in the unemployment rate by 0,6 of percentage point to   read more »


Media invite:Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the Fourth Quarter (Q4) of 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                         10 February 2016 The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2016 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 14 February 2017. The media briefing will be held as follows: Date:  Tuesday, 14 February   read more »


Media invite: Statistician-General to release the Community Survey 2016, Agricultural Households report

  Media advisory                                                                            25 January 2016   The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the   read more »


Employment in the formal non-agricultural business sector increased in the third quarter

The September 2016 QES survey showed that an estimated 9 282 000 persons were employed in the formal non-agricultural sector of the South African economy. This reflected a net quarterly increase of 93 000 employees (1,0%) between June 2016 and September 2016 following a revised decrease of 96 000 employees (-1,0%) between March 2016 and   read more »


Media invite: QLFS Q:3 of 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                                     17 November 2016   Statistician-General to release Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) results for the third quarter of 2016   The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the results of the Quarterly labour force survey (QLFS) for the third quarter (Q3) of 2016 at a media briefing to be held   read more »


Media Release: QLFS Postponement

Media Release                                                                                                    14 November 2016   Postponement of the QLFS Q3:2016 report   The Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) Q3:2016 has been postponed to the 22 November 2016 at 12:00.   Issued by Statistics South Africa     For media enquires Ms Lesedi Dibakwane Director: Media Relations Tel: 012 310 8578 Cell: 082 805 7088 Email:   read more »


28th International Population Conference (IPC) 2017 to be hosted in Cape Town, South Africa

28th International Population Conference (IPC) 2017 to be hosted in Cape Town, South Africa

“Population is not simply a problem of numbers. The growth in Africa’s population in the last decade has not been accompanied by the necessary structural transformation nor has it translated into equitable human development and improved livelihoods,” Dr. Pali Lehohla, Statistician-General and President of the International Organising Committee.   For the first time in the   read more »


Media Release: Postponement of QLFS

Media Release                                                                                                    31 October 2016   Postponement of the QLFS Q3:2016 report   The QLFS Q3:2016 has been postponed to the 15 November 2016 at 11:30. Data collection took more time than expected and this led to a delay in all the downstream processes.   Issued by Statistics South Africa   For media enquires Ms   read more »


Media Invite: 3rd ISIbalo Symposium

                                          17 October 2016 Media advisory   Premier Mchunu & Statistician-General hosts a symposium to discuss education in pursuit of eradicating the triple challenge of poverty, unemployment & inequality   The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, and the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal Honourable Willies Mchunu, will host the 3rd ISIbalo Symposium on 20-21   read more »