Category Archives: Announcements

GDP in the first quarter of 2018 contracted by 2,2%

Press statement                         Embargo: Tuesday 5 June 2018, 11:30   GDP in the first quarter of 2018 contracted by 2,2% Gross domestic product (measured by production) South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) fell by 2,2% in the first quarter of 2018.1 The manufacturing industry and the mining and quarrying industry were the largest negative contributors to   read more »


Non-financial census of municipalities, 2017

Media Release                                                                                                    04 June 2018   Non-financial census of municipalities, 2017                                                                 The number of consumer units receiving services from municipalities increased between 2016 and 2017. The highest percentage   read more »


Marriages and divorces 2016 report

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                         30 May 2018 Marriages and divorces 2016 report The Marriages and Divorces report released by Statistics South Africa   read more »


Statistician-General to release Gross domestic product (GDP) Q1 2018

Media advisory                                                                                            31 May 2018 Statistician-General to release Gross domestic   read more »


Statistics South Africa releases the results of the Non-financial census of municipalities for 2017

MEDIA INVITE                                                                                            30 May 2018 Statistics South Africa releases the   read more »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q1:2018

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                        15 May 2018 Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q1:2018 The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the first quarter of 2018 released by Statistics South Africa today indicate that: The South African working-age population increased by 153 000 or 0,4 per cent   read more »


Statistician-General to release Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) 1st Quarter 2018

  MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                         10 May 2018 Statistician-General to release Quarterly Labour Force   read more »


Stats SA to release Mortality and causes of death report

MEDIA INVITE                                                                               22 March 2018 Stats SA to release Mortality and causes of death report The Statistician-General of South Africa, Risenga Maluleke, will release the Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2016 report at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 27 March 2018 in Pretoria. The Mortality and causes of death   read more »


Stats SA to release the Tourism satellite account (TSA) report

MEDIA INVITE                                                                               22 March 2018 Stats SA  to release the Tourism satellite account (TSA) report The Statistician-General of South Africa, Risenga Maluleke, will release the Tourism satellite report (TSA) at a media briefing to be held on Monday, 26 March 2018 in Pretoria. The TSA report provides an overview of the role that tourism plays   read more »


Stats SA to ensure VAT change reflected in

MEDIA RELEASE 19 March 2018 Stats SA to ensure VAT change reflected in CPI The VAT increase to 15% on 1 April will affect the price of many of the items in the Consumer price index (CPI) basket. Retailers and service providers may adopt different approaches and timeframes to pass this increase onto their customers.   read more »