Category Archives: Announcements

Tracking South Africa’s Sustainable Development Goals

Tracking South Africa’s Sustainable Development Goals

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) launched a new online data portal to enable tracking of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) on 2 December 2019 at ISIbalo House in Pretoria. As the country’s supplier of official statistics, Stats SA is continuously working towards finding new and inventive ways of making data accessible to stakeholders, government and   read more »


POST-ENUMERATION SURVEY 2021 MINI-TEST

POST-ENUMERATION SURVEY 2021 MINI-TEST

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) wishes to thank communities in Buffalo City, Ekurhuleni, Mangaung, The Msunduzi, Polokwane, Witbank, Kimberly, Rustenburg, and Cape Town,  that participated in the Census 2021 Mini-test. Subsequent to the Census 2021 Mini –Test, the Post-enumeration Survey (PES) Mini-test is currently underway in selected provinces until 13 December 2019. The purpose of   read more »


Statistics South Africa ignites plan to count the entire population during Census 2021

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) staff will be in the field conducting the Census 2021 Mini Test from 9 October to 6 November 2019 in selected areas around the country. Fieldworkers will visit households in Buffalo City, Ekurhuleni, Mangaung, Umgungudlovu, Polokwane, Emalahleni, Kimberley, Rustenburg and Cape Town. The purpose of the Census 2021 Mini Test   read more »


Registration on the Stats SA HR Recruitment Database open

Registration on the Stats SA HR Recruitment Database open

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has opened its database for potential employees to register for contract work opportunities on various surveys, including the upcoming census in 2021. New elements have been added to the database, so everyone needs to register, including those who had registered before. The registration process is quick and easy. Register with   read more »


Register on our database for contract employment opportunities

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) provides scientific knowledge that enables society to understand complex socio-economic phenomena. It draws its mandate from the Statistics Act, 1999 (Act No 6 of 1999) and POPI Act 2013 (Act 4 of 2013). Stats SA strives to excel in the following five competencies: ● Intellectual capability to lead the scientific   read more »


Stats SA implements new logo

Stats SA implements new logo

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has changed from using the drum logo (figure 1) to using the Coat of Arms as its logo (figure 2). This was precipitated by a legal opinion from Stats SA’s Legal Services division that, by using a logo that did not include the Coat of Arms, the department was in   read more »


Agric Census has begun

Agric Census has begun

It’s all systems go as Statistician–General and head of Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), Mr Risenga Maluleke, this morning led a delegation of Stats SA fieldworkers to collect data at a farm in Bapsfontein in the East Rand for the Census of Commercial Agriculture (CoCA). About 600 fieldworkers wearing Stats SA branded gear, across the country are currently collecting data from farmers in order to count the number of commercial farmers,   read more »


Statistics South Africa releases the Mid-year population estimates

Media advisory                                                                                                     18 July 2018 Statistics South Africa releases the Mid-year population estimates The Statistician-General of South Africa, Mr Risenga   read more »


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 »