Category Archives: Announcements

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 »


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 »