Category Archives: Announcements

Media invite:Statistician-General to release the ‘Education Series Volume III: Educational Enrolment and Achievement, 2016’ report

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Data users, have your say!

Data users, have your say!

We invite you to participate in the 2017 Stats SA User Satisfaction Survey (USS). Your opinion is critical to us and we intend to use the valuable results of this short survey to improve our data dissemination. The survey only takes between 5 -15 minutes to complete.   As an organisation we are responsible for disseminating official statistics to you,   read more »

Fwd: Media advisory:The UN World Data Forum to close with an outline of Global Action Plan on achieving Sustainable Development Goals

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The United Nation World Data Forum Secretariat announced the launch of the “Virtual UN World Data Forum” at This is a platform that will allow participants of the first UN World Data Forum, as well as other members of the global data and statistics community, to carry forward the conversations around innovative data solutions   read more »

Media advisory: South Africa hosts inaugural United Nations World Data Forum on Sustainable Development Data

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Media Invite: QES Q3 of 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                  08 December 2016 Statistician-General to release formal sector employment statistics for the third quarter of 2016 The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) for the third quarter of 2016. The QES measures changes in employment across all industries in the formal sector of the economy.   read more »

Media invite: Stats SA’s new building official opening

Media advisory                                                                                                         07 December 2016 Minister Radebe officially opens Statistics South Africa’s new Green Building Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Honourable Jeff Radebe, will officially open Statistics South Africa’s (Stats SA) new head office building at a ceremony to be held on Monday, 12 December 2016. The Honourable Minister   read more »

Media invite: GDP Q3 of 2016

Media advisory                                                                                                              01 December 2016          Statistician-General to release Gross domestic product (GDP), Q3 2016     The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the Gross   read more »

Media advisory: Minister Gigaba and Statistician-General Lehohla to brief the media on partnership between the Department of Home Affairs and Statistics South Africa aimed at improving service delivery

Media advisory                                                                                                           18 November 2016 Home Affairs partners with Stats SA for the digitisation of South Africa’s civil records for improved service delivery The Minister of Home Affairs, Honourable Malusi Gigaba, together with the Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will launch a project on the digitisation of Home Affairs civil records on   read more »

Media invite: Gender Patterns in Transport: Water and Sanitation reports

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