Category Archives: Announcements

QUARTERLY EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

Total employment increased by 16 000 or 0,2% quarter-on-quarter, from 10 197 000 in September 2019 to 10 213 000 in December 2019. This was largely due to increases in the following industries: trade (39 000 or 1,7%), business services (12 000 or 0,5%) and community services (3 000 or 0,1%).The electricity industry remained unchanged.   read more »


Stay updated during the lockdown

Stay updated during the lockdown

President Ramaphosa announced a 21-day lockdown starting on Friday 27 March 2020 to Thursday 16 April 2020. It is important that you stay updated during this period, as the regulations governing the lockdown will change as the situation changes. Stay updated by visiting www.sacoronavirus.co.za. Please see a list of important numbers below.


Lockdown will impact on the collection and publication of official statistics

Lockdown will impact on the collection and publication of official statistics

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA’s) ability to publish official statistics will be impacted by the lockdown announced by President Ramaphosa. As most businesses will be closed over that period, and movement will be restricted, data collection for both economic and household surveys will not be possible. As the lockdown goes into effect at midnight on   read more »


Important message to service providers: fictitious orders

It has come to the attention of Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) that fictitious orders for goods and services are being issued in the name of Stats SA to prospective service providers. In light of this, all service providers are requested to check the validity of any correspondence regarding procurement of goods and services purported   read more »


Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) Census 2021 Mini Test Phase 2 begins

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) Census 2021 Mini Test Phase 2 begins

Fieldworkers from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will be collecting data from Special Dwelling Institutions (SDIs), the transients, homeless and population in dwelling units from 15 February to 13 March 2020 during the Census 2021 Mini Test – Phase 2. The test will be conducted in selected areas in Bojanala, Buffalo City, Capricon, City of   read more »


Vacancies

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). Stats SA strives to excel in the following five competencies: ● Intellectual capability to lead the scientific work of statistics ● Technological competence for purposes   read more »


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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 »