Category Archives: Notices

Media invite: 5th ISIbalo Conference of African Young Statisticians

10 June 2016                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Building statistical capacity to address data demands in monitoring sustainable development in Africa: The  5th ISIbalo Conference of African Young Statisticians, Pretoria, 13-17 2016 As South Africa marks the 40th Anniversary of the 1976 Youth Uprisings, young statisticians from across the continent will congregate in South Africa for the 5th   read more »


Media Invite: Gross domestic product (GDP)

6 June 2016 Stats SA releases Gross domestic product (GDP), Q1 2016 The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, together with South Africa Reserve Bank Governor, Mr Lesetja Kganyago, will release the Gross domestic product (GDP) statistical release, for the first quarter of 2016, at a media briefing to be held on Wednesday, 08   read more »


Media Invite: Non-financial Census of Municipalities

6 June 2016 Statistician-General releases the results of the non-financial census of municipalities for 2015 The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the Non-financial census of municipalities for the year ended June 2015 (NFCM) statistical release at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 07 June 2016. The NFCM measures selected   read more »


Statistics South Africa is hosting 5th ISIbalo Conference of Young Statisticians, PRETORIA, 13-17 June 2016

Since 2008, Statistics South Africa has biennially hosted the 5th ISIbalo Conference of Africa Young Statisticians with aim of building technical and research capacity of young statisticians and young demographers.  The conference forms an important element of the ISIbalo Young Statisticians Programme that attests to Africa’s Vision 2063 in building capacity for evidence-based planning.  The   read more »


Statistician-General releases the findings of the General Household Survey, 2015

MEDIA INVITE 20 May 2016 The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release a report on the findings of the General Household Survey, 2015. The survey provides the latest statistics on education, health, the labour market, dwellings, access to services and facilities, transport, and the quality of life in South Africa. The media   read more »


Launch of ISIbalo website

Launch of ISIbalo website

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) is proud to announce that the ISIbalo Capacity Building Programme website will be launched on Friday 20 May 2016. The programme was conceptualised in 2008 on the eve of the 57th Session of the International Statistical Institute, which was hosted by South Africa in 2009, in response to a need to   read more »


GDP publication date moved to 8 June 2016

Press statement   For immediate release 18 May 2016   Stats SA publishes quarterly estimates of gross domestic product. The next statistical release, with estimates of the first quarter 2016, was scheduled for Tuesday 7 June 2016.   The publication will be unique as it will be the first time after seven decades, that Stats   read more »


MEDIA ADVISORY: Development in the rural and urban nodes between 2001 and 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY 10 May 2016 The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release a report on Development in the rural and urban nodes between 2001 and 2011, at a media briefing to be held on Thursday 12, May 2016. The report presents the state of development in rural and urban nodes with regards   read more »


Media Release – Quarterly Labour Force Survey

9 May 2016   Unemployment increased in the first quarter of 2016 Employment declined by 2,2% or 355 000 in Q1: 2016, which combined with an increase in the number of unemployed persons of 521 000 resulted in an unemployment rate of 26,7%; this was 2,2 percentage points higher compared to that reported in Q4: 2015. However,   read more »


MEDIA ADVISORY – Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the First Quarter (Q1) of 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY 06 May 2016 Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the First Quarter (Q1) of 2016 The Statistician-General, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the first quarter (Q1) of 2016 on Monday, 9th May 2016. The report will be released as follows: Date : 09   read more »