Category Archives: Announcements

Stats SA resumes face-to-face data collection for Pilot Census from 13 August

Stats SA will deploy fieldworkers to collect data for the Pilot Census from 13 to 31 August 2021. Fieldworkers will be visiting sampled households in seven provinces namely: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape and North West.  Fieldwork in Kwa-Zulu Natal and Western Cape will resume at a later date. The fieldworkers   read more »

Stats SA Suspends Field Visits

Media release                                                                                              30 June 2021 Stats SA Suspends Field Visits Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has suspend in-person data collection following new COVID-19 Alert Level 4 restrictions. The national statistical agency had resumed limited field visits across the country in April this year after pulling out in March 2020. “All face-to-face data collection methods are   read more »

Stats SA urges households and institutions to register for Pilot Census

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will conduct a Pilot Census in selected areas across the country to prepare for the upcoming census. Registration for households/institutions to be counted in the Pilot Census closes on 30 June 2021. Data collection for the Pilot Census is from 3 – 28 July 2021. All households and institutions in   read more »

Statistics South Africa to resume field visits to ensure data integrity for household surveys amid COVID-19 restrictions

  For immediate release                                                                                                                                                 1 April 2021 Statistics South Africa to   read more »

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Registration on the Stats SA HR database is open

Stats SA has reopened registration for contract employment on the recruitment database for prospective candidates. Information on what employment opportunities are available can be accessed here. To register or update your details, access the database here. Registration closes on 15 December 2020. For any enquiries please contact Sarah Khoza (012 310 8097) or Omphile More   read more »

Stats SA mobilises expertise to counsel on Census 2021 delivery

For immediate release                                                                                     8 November 2020 Stats SA mobilises expertise to counsel on Census 2021 delivery Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has appointed a Census National Advisory Committee (NAC), which will serve as an oversight body to advise the Statistician-General as he coordinates and oversees the delivery of the country’s digital population count, Census 2021.    read more »

Delay in the release of QLFS Quarter 3 2020 results

MEDIA NOTICE                                                                                             25 October 2020 Delay in the release of QLFS Quarter 3 2020 results The Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) publication for the 3rd quarter of 2020, scheduled for release on 27 October 2020, is delayed. This is to allow time for additional data confrontation and the adjustments that need to be done, given   read more »

Important message to the Public: Fake news on Stats SA recruitment drive

  It has come to the attention of Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) that an old message about the recruitment drive that was opened in 2019 is now circulating in the public platforms. Please be advised that the Human Resource database for registration is not open currently. Please contact the following people to validate authenticity   read more »

Release date for QLFS Quarter 2: 2020 results

MEDIA NOTICE                                                                                                                                                  20 September 2020 Release date for QLFS   read more »