Category Archives: Notices

QUARTERLY EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

Total employment increased by 16 000 or 0,2% quarter-on-quarter, from 10 197 000 in September 2019 to 10 213 000 in December 2019. This was largely due to increases in the following industries: trade (39 000 or 1,7%), business services (12 000 or 0,5%) and community services (3 000 or 0,1%).The electricity industry remained unchanged.   read more »


Stay updated during the lockdown

Stay updated during the lockdown

President Ramaphosa announced a 21-day lockdown starting on Friday 27 March 2020 to Thursday 16 April 2020. It is important that you stay updated during this period, as the regulations governing the lockdown will change as the situation changes. Stay updated by visiting www.sacoronavirus.co.za. Please see a list of important numbers below.


Lockdown will impact on the collection and publication of official statistics

Lockdown will impact on the collection and publication of official statistics

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA’s) ability to publish official statistics will be impacted by the lockdown announced by President Ramaphosa. As most businesses will be closed over that period, and movement will be restricted, data collection for both economic and household surveys will not be possible. As the lockdown goes into effect at midnight on   read more »


Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) Census 2021 Mini Test Phase 2 begins

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) Census 2021 Mini Test Phase 2 begins

Fieldworkers from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will be collecting data from Special Dwelling Institutions (SDIs), the transients, homeless and population in dwelling units from 15 February to 13 March 2020 during the Census 2021 Mini Test – Phase 2. The test will be conducted in selected areas in Bojanala, Buffalo City, Capricon, City of   read more »


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POST-ENUMERATION SURVEY 2021 MINI-TEST

POST-ENUMERATION SURVEY 2021 MINI-TEST

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) wishes to thank communities in Buffalo City, Ekurhuleni, Mangaung, The Msunduzi, Polokwane, Witbank, Kimberly, Rustenburg, and Cape Town,  that participated in the Census 2021 Mini-test. Subsequent to the Census 2021 Mini –Test, the Post-enumeration Survey (PES) Mini-test is currently underway in selected provinces until 13 December 2019. The purpose of   read more »


Statistics South Africa ignites plan to count the entire population during Census 2021

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) staff will be in the field conducting the Census 2021 Mini Test from 9 October to 6 November 2019 in selected areas around the country. Fieldworkers will visit households in Buffalo City, Ekurhuleni, Mangaung, Umgungudlovu, Polokwane, Emalahleni, Kimberley, Rustenburg and Cape Town. The purpose of the Census 2021 Mini Test   read more »


Registration on the Stats SA HR Recruitment Database open

Registration on the Stats SA HR Recruitment Database open

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has opened its database for potential employees to register for contract work opportunities on various surveys, including the upcoming census in 2021. New elements have been added to the database, so everyone needs to register, including those who had registered before. The registration process is quick and easy. Register with   read more »


Stats SA implements new logo

Stats SA implements new logo

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has changed from using the drum logo (figure 1) to using the Coat of Arms as its logo (figure 2). This was precipitated by a legal opinion from Stats SA’s Legal Services division that, by using a logo that did not include the Coat of Arms, the department was in   read more »


Agric Census has begun

Agric Census has begun

It’s all systems go as Statistician–General and head of Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), Mr Risenga Maluleke, this morning led a delegation of Stats SA fieldworkers to collect data at a farm in Bapsfontein in the East Rand for the Census of Commercial Agriculture (CoCA). About 600 fieldworkers wearing Stats SA branded gear, across the country are currently collecting data from farmers in order to count the number of commercial farmers,   read more »