Category Archives: Notices

How do we know if the latest GDP estimate was disappointing?

How do we know if the latest GDP estimate was disappointing?

Stats SA publishes estimates of GDP every quarter. It is one of the most anticipated statistical releases on the calendar as it captures the dynamics of the economy in a single number. The key number is expressed as the seasonally adjusted annualised growth between two consecutive quarters, based on GDP in real terms (i.e. volume)1.   read more »


Media advisory: Mortality and causes of death in South Africa

Media advisory                                                                                              24 February 2017 Statistician-General to release report on Mortality and causes of death in South Africa The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will publish the Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2015 statistical release at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 at Stats   read more »


Dr Pali Lehohla, pays tribute to the late Professor Hans Rosling

MEDIA STATEMENT                                                                                                              read more »


Data users, have your say!

Data users, have your say!

We invite you to participate in the 2017 Stats SA User Satisfaction Survey (USS). Your opinion is critical to us and we intend to use the valuable results of this short survey to improve our data dissemination. The survey only takes between 5 -15 minutes to complete.   As an organisation we are responsible for disseminating official statistics to you,   read more »


THE UNITED NATIONS WORLD DATA FORUM: THE CONVERSATION CONTINUES

THE UNITED NATIONS WORLD DATA FORUM: THE CONVERSATION CONTINUES

The United Nation World Data Forum Secretariat announced the launch of the “Virtual UN World Data Forum” at http://bit.ly/2jyL4aP. This is a platform that will allow participants of the first UN World Data Forum, as well as other members of the global data and statistics community, to carry forward the conversations around innovative data solutions   read more »


Media advisory: Minister Gigaba and Statistician-General Lehohla to brief the media on partnership between the Department of Home Affairs and Statistics South Africa aimed at improving service delivery

Media advisory                                                                                                           18 November 2016 Home Affairs partners with Stats SA for the digitisation of South Africa’s civil records for improved service delivery The Minister of Home Affairs, Honourable Malusi Gigaba, together with the Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will launch a project on the digitisation of Home Affairs civil records on   read more »


Media invite: Gender Patterns in Transport: Water and Sanitation reports

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                             read more »


Media advisory: MEC Jacob Mamabolo and Statistician-General Dr Pali Lehohla collaborate on the use of statistical data to advance Gauteng Public Infrastructure Planning and Monitoring

18 October 2016 Media advisory   MEC Jacob Mamabolo and Statistician-General Dr Pali Lehohla collaborate on the use of statistical data to advance Gauteng Public Infrastructure Planning and Monitoring   The Statistician-General of South Africa Dr Pali Lehohla, together with MEC Jacob Mamabolo, will brief the media on the planned collaboration between Stats SA and   read more »


Media invite: Release of the Consumer Price Index (CPI),August 2016

 Media advisory                                                                                          19 September 2016   Release of the Consumer Price Index (CPI), August 2016   The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for August 2016 will be released at a media briefing on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 in Pretoria. The CPI is the primary indicator for the measurement of monetary policy and changes in   read more »


Media Announcement: Consumer Price Index (P0141) August 2016 – Release date 21 September 2016

Media Announcement                                                                                        13 September 2016   Consumer Price Index (P0141) August 2016 – Release date 21 September 2016 Not all items in the CPI are surveyed each month. A detailed survey schedule of the items that are not surveyed monthly is available in Table F of the monthly publication. Lotto tickets (Recreation and   read more »