Category Archives: Announcements

Learners in Khayelitsha to benefit as international population scientists visit their school

Media Advisory                                                                                                                                                                      31 October 2017   Learners in Khayelitsha to benefit as international population scientists visit their school   The new Statistician-General of South Africa and head of Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), Mr Risenga Maluleke will tomorrow visit Chris Hani High School in Khayelitsha and highlight careers in population studies as well as engage educators   read more »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q3:2017

The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the third quarter of 2017 released by Statistics South Africa today, indicate that employment grew by 92 000 in Q3:2017, however this was offset by an additional 33 000 job-seekers during the same period, resulting in a stable unemployment rate of 27,7%. The growth in employment was   read more »


Statistician-General to release the large sample trade reports

Media advisory                                                                                                                     25 October 2017   Statistician-General to release the large sample trade reports The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the Accommodation industry, Food and beverages, Motor and Retail, as well as the Wholesale trade industry reports at   read more »


financial statistics of higher education institutions, 2016

Media advisory                                                                                                             read more »


New Statistician-General and Head of Statistics South Africa is appointed

 Media Statement                                                                                                      20 October 2017   New Statistician-General and Head of Statistics South Africa is appointed   Minister in the Presidency, Mr Jeff Radebe, today announced the appointment of the new Statistician-General and Head of Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), Mr Risenga Maluleke. His appointment will take effect from the 1st of November 2017   read more »


International Population Conference

  16 October 2017   MEDIA BRIEF   International Population Conference 29 October – 4 November 2017, Cape Town   Introduction/ Situation Analysis   Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will host the 28th International Conference (IPC) of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) on behalf of government from 29 October to   read more »


World Population

  Media advisory                                                                                                                  18 October 2017   World Population Scientist descent to Cape Town to consult on population issues to advance policy and development programmes    Discourse and solutions around population issues focusing on world poverty, mortality, life expectancy, policy challenges in Africa,   read more »


QUARTERLY EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

  Media Release                                                                                         28 September 2017   The results of the Quarterly Employment Survey for the second quarter of 2017 released by Statistics South Africa today, show a decline of 34 000 jobs (or -0.4%) to 9 617 000  in the formal non-agricultural sector in the quarter ended in June 2017.  This is a gain   read more »


Recorded live births, 2016

  Media Release                                                                                                        28 September 2017   The Recorded live births, 2016 report released by Statistics South Africa today shows that a total of 969 415 births were registered in South Africa in 2016. This indicated a decline of 10,6% from the 1 084 511 birth registrations for 2015. Of the 969 415 births   read more »


Victims of Crime Survey 2016/17

  MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                       28 September 2017 Victims of Crime Survey 2016/17 Statistics South Africa, released the 2016/17 Victims of Crime Survey results on Thursday September 28th,. According to this survey, crime experienced by households and individuals aged 16 years and older, has been decreasing between 2013/14 and 2016/17. Approximately 7% households in South Africa were   read more »