Category Archives: Announcements

QUARTERLY EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

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

Media advisory                                                                                                             read more »


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 »


Non-financial census of municipalities, 2016

Media Release                                                                                                                                                          31 May 2017 Non-financial census of municipalities, 2016  The results of the latest Non-financial census of municipalities (NFCM) released   read more »


Media advisory: QLFS Q1 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                                                                          26 May 2017 Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the first quarter (Q1) of 2017   read more »


Postponement of QLFS Q1:2017 report

The Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) Q1:2017 scheduled to be released on Tuesday, 9 May 2017 has been postponed to the 1st June 2017. The processing of data has taken longer than anticipated. Statistics South Africa would like to apologise for the inconveniences caused. Issued by Statistics South Africa For media enquiries Ms Lesedi Dibakwane   read more »


Media statement: Postponement of the release of Quarterly Employment Statistics

Media statement: Postponement of the release of Quarterly Employment Statistics

MEDIA STATEMENT                                                                                                                                                     2 April 2017 Postponement of Quarterly Employment Survey – QES December 2016 release The Quarterly Employment Survey is establishment based and covers formal sector businesses which are registered for VAT and government departments at all levels. This implies that the survey depends on the business register as a sampling frame. However, new   read more »


Media advisory: Statistician-General to release Gross domestic product (GDP), Q4 2016

Media advisory                                                                                                                                                                      03 March 2017   Statistician-General to release Gross domestic product (GDP), Q4 2016   The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the Gross domestic product (GDP) estimates for the fourth quarter of 2016 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 7 March 2017 in Pretoria.   read more »


Media release:Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q4:2016

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                             14 February 2017 The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the fourth quarter of 2016 released by Statistics South Africa today, indicate that employment grew by 235 000 and the number of job seekers declined by 92 000 resulting in slight decline in the unemployment rate by 0,6 of percentage point to   read more »