Category Archives: Announcements

Release date for QLFS Quarter 2: 2020 results

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


Statistics South Africa goes to the field for the Post-enumeration Survey, (PES) 2021 Trial from 09 September 2020 to 07 October 2020.

Statistics South Africa goes to the field for the Post-enumeration Survey, (PES) 2021 Trial from 09 September 2020 to 07 October 2020.

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) would like to thank everyone who participated in the Census 2021 Trial that took place as from 10 August to 06 September 2020. A Post-enumeration Survey (PES) 2021 Trial, will be conducted immediately after the Census 2021 Trial data collection as from 09 September 2020 to 07 October 2020. The   read more »


Stats SA announces further delay in the release of QLFS Q2 results

Media release                                                                                  30 August 2020 Stats SA announces further delay in the release of QLFS Q2 results Statistics South Africa regrets to announce a further delay in the release of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 2 2020 results, in light of a new collection methodology imposed by COVID-19 restrictions. The national statistics office   read more »


South Africa in line for first-ever digital census

South Africa in line for first-ever digital census

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will conduct a trial to the first ever digital census to be conducted in the country. The Census 2021 Trial, scheduled to start from 10 August – 06 September 2020 in selected areas around the country will test online and telephonic data collection to prepare for remote data collection in   read more »


South Africa in line for first ever digital census

MEDIA NOTICE                                                                                                              read more »


Temporary closure of ISIbalo House due to positive COVID-19 case results in MYPE media conference moving online.

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                                              08 July 2020 Temporary closure of ISIbalo House due to positive COVID-19 case results in MYPE media conference moving online. Statistics   read more »


Temporary closure of ISIbalo House due to positive COVID-19 case results in change of venue of QLFS media conference.

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   22 June 2020 Temporary closure of ISIbalo House due to positive COVID-19 case results in change of venue of QLFS media conference. Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) head office, ISIbalo House, has been closed temporarily after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. All primary and secondary contacts will be traced and managed   read more »


Stats SA launches Wave 3 of online survey to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) is appealing to the public to participate in an online survey it launched recently to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Accurate, real-time statistics are of utmost importance in times of crisis,” said Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke. “These surveys will be used to see how COVID-19 has impacted the population,   read more »


Changes to the calculation and publication date of the April CPI

Changes to the calculation and publication date of the April CPI

The COVID-19 pandemic and the drastic actions taken to prevent its spread have fundamentally impacted the South African economy and Stats SA’s ability to measure it. Government imposed a restrictive five-week lockdown from 27 March to 30 April. Data collection for the March 2020 consumer price index had been completed before the lockdown and it   read more »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey Q2:2020 data will be collected telephonically

Media Release                                                                                                           7   read more »