Category Archives: Notices

Notice on the premature release of Consumer Price Index data

Notice on the premature release of Consumer Price Index data

17 June 2015 An unforeseen technical fault caused a breach in the embargo time of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) release of the May 2015. Twenty-two (22) mailing list subscribers received the release earlier than the normal planned time. The scheduled time for the release of CPI data was 10H00 on Wednesday, 17 June 2015;   read more »


World Statistics Day 2015

World Statistics Day 2015

On 3 June 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution officially designating 20 October 2015 as the second World Statistics Day, under the general theme “Better data. Better lives”. In addition, the General Assembly decided to celebrate World Statistics Day on 20 October every five years. This resolution, which was co-sponsored by Hungary   read more »


Postponement of the Q1: 2015 Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) release

18 May 2015 The release of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) publication for the first quarter of 2015 will be postponed to the 26th of May 2015. The release is postponed determine the impact of the implementation of a new master sample, based on the 2011 Census, on the QLFS series. The first quarter   read more »


POSTPONEMENT OF THE Q1: 2015 QUARTERLY LABOUR FORCE SURVEY (QLFS) RELEASE

4 May 2015 The release of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) publication for the 1st quarter of 2015 will be postponed to the 19th of May 2015.  The release is postponed to facilitate further quality assurance of the data. Ends   Issued by Statistics South Africa   For technical enquiries contact Durieux Monet Acting   read more »


Media Release: Education Series I – Focus on schooling in Limpopo

Media Release 12 March 2015   Education Series I: Focus on schooling in Limpopo report  gives details on the status of schooling in Limpopo About 97,9% of Limpopo residents between the ages of 7 and 18 years were attending some form of educational institution in 2013, up from 95,1% in 2002. This is according to   read more »


Rebasing of national poverty lines and development of pilot provincial poverty lines

MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release 28 January 2015 Contact: Lesedi Dibakwane 0828057088 lesedid@statssa.gov.za Rebasing of national poverty lines and development of pilot provincial poverty lines Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release a methodological report on rebasing of national poverty lines and development of pilot provincial poverty lines. The report outlines the procedures that were   read more »


Media Release: Interdict lodged against protesting group at Statistics South Africa’s construction site

  08 January 2015 Interdict lodged against protesting group at Statistics South Africa’s construction site Following unrest at the construction site of the new Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) building in Salvokop on Tuesday, Stats SA has lodged a court interdict against several members of the Community Working Committee (CWC) preventing them from further disrupting   read more »


Media Announcement: Producer Price Index (PPI), November 2014

09 December 2014 Producer Price Index (PPI), November 2014 Stats SA has noted that an incorrect version of the release calendar indicated that the Producer Price Index (PPI) will be released on 11 December 2014.  This is incorrect.  The Producer Price Index (PPI), November 2014 will be released on Thursday 18 December 2014 at the   read more »


Media Advisory: Release of Quarterly Labour Force Survey Third Quarter (Q3) Results

MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release Date: 24 October 2014 Contact: Lesedi Dibakwane 0828057088 lesedid@statssa.gov.za Release of Quarterly Labour Force Survey Third Quarter (Q3) Results Statistician General Pali Lehohla, will release the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the Third Quarter of 2014. The Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) is a household-based survey   read more »


Media Advisory: GDP 2nd Quarter 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release 22 August 2014 Contact: Lesedi Dibakwane 0828057088 lesedid@statssa.gov.za Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Quarter 2, 2014 The Statistician General, Pali Lehohla, will release the results of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 2nd Quarter 2014 on Tuesday 26 August. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is the total value of goods and   read more »