Category Archives: Announcements



Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will host the 28th International Population Conference (IPC) on behalf of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 29 October to 04 November 2017. We invite your organisation to participate in the conference by sponsoring or advertising your   read more »

50 Days Countdown to the International Population Conference 2017: IPC media accreditation form

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Domestic tourism survey 2016

  Media Release                                                                                                    04 September 2017   Domestic tourism survey 2016 The Domestic tourism survey 2016 report released by Statistics South Africa today shows a pattern of decline in domestic tourism over the past two years, with the total number of day trips decreasing from 44,3 million in 2015 to 39,4 million in   read more »

Statistician-General to release Gross domestic product (GDP), Q2 2017

The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the Gross domestic product (GDP) estimates for the second quarter of 2017 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 5 September 2017 in Pretoria. The media briefing will be held as follows: Date         :  Tuesday, 5 September 2017 Lock-up   :  11H00 Embargo:    11H30   read more »

Media advisory: Domestic Tourism Survey 2016 report

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Stats SA on a mission to cut costs, reduce turnaround time as it pilots digital data collection

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The results of the Quarterly Employment Survey for the first quarter of 2017 released by Statistics South Africa today, show a decline of 48 000 jobs (or -0.5%) to 9 644 000  in the formal non-agricultural sector in the quarter ended in March 2017.  This is a decline of 58 000 jobs when compared to the same period last   read more »

Statistician-General to release Gross domestic product (GDP), Q1 2017

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Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q1:2017

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                                                           1 June 2017                      Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q1:2017 The growth in employment by 144 000, was offset by the growth in the number of job-seekers by 433 000   read more »

Crime Statistics Series Volume 4

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                                                                        31 May 2017 Exploring the extent of and circumstances surrounding housebreaking/burglary and home robbery: An in-depth analysis of the Victims of   read more »