Category Archives: Water

Media invite: Non-financial census of municipalities, 2016

Media Invite                                                                                                                                                                           26 May 2017     read more »


Media invite: General Household Survey, 2016

Media Invite                                                                                                                                                                        26 May 2017   Statistician-General releases the results of the General Household Survey, 2016                                                                                 The Statistician-General   read more »


Media release: Quarterly Financial Statistics of Municipalities December 2016

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                           30 March 2017 Quarterly Financial Statistics of Municipalities December 2016 According to the latest Quarterly financial statistics of municipalities released by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) today, purchases of water by South African municipalities decreased by 1,8% between the quarters ended September 2016 and December 2016. Electricity purchases by municipalities over the same   read more »


Four facts about our rivers you probably didn’t know

Four facts about our rivers you probably didn’t know

In honour of World Wetlands Day on 2 February, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) revisits a set of indicators on river health in South Africa to remind all of us how important our water resources are. Here are four interesting facts from the National River Ecosystem Accounts for South Africa, published in October 2015 by   read more »


Media Release: Mpumalanga Community Survey 2016 results

  Mpumalanga Community Survey 2016 results   The total population recorded for Mpumalanga in 2016 was 4,4 million, an increase from the population of 4,1 million in 2011, making it the fourth smallest province in the country in terms of population size, after the North West. 49,3% of the population in the province are male   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 »


Counting the institutionalised population in South Africa

Counting the institutionalised population in South Africa

The institutionalised population represents a unique population subset in the country, although it makes up a relatively small proportion of the total population (about 776 495 in 1996 and 1 763 582 in 2011). Persons in institutions constitute a special group, most of whom are there for a specific purpose or life circumstances.   Statistics South Africa is   read more »


Media Release: Eastern Cape Community Survey 2016 results

  Eastern Cape’s population increased from 6,6 million people in 2011 to 7 million in 2016, making it the third most populous province in the country, behind Gauteng (13,4 million) and KwaZulu-Natal (11,1 million).  The number of households in the province has also increased to 1,8 million in 2016, from 1,7 million in 2011. The   read more »


Media Release: Free State Community Survey 2016 results

  Free State Community Survey 2016 results The total population recorded for Free State in 2016 was 2,8 million, an increase from the population of 2,7 million in 2011, making it the second smallest province in the country in terms of population size, after the Northern Cape.  58,3% of the population in the province are   read more »


Media Release: Limpopo Community Survey 2016 results

  Limpopo Community Survey 2016 results Limpopo’s population by 400 000, from 5,4 million people in 2011 to 5,8 million in 2016, making it the fifth largest province in the country in terms of population size. It trails behind Gauteng (13,4 million), KwaZulu-Natal (11,1 million), Eastern Cape (7 million), and Western Cape (6,3 million).  The   read more »