Category Archives: Press Statements

Deputy Minister in the Presidency to outline Census 2022 State of readiness

For Immediate Release                                      20 January 2022   Deputy Minister in the Presidency to outline Census 2022 State of readiness Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Ms Thembi Siweya, and the Statistician-General, Mr Risenga Maluleke, will on Tuesday 25 January 2022, outline Stats SA’s state of readiness to conduct the nationwide population and housing census, Census 2022   read more »


REQUEST FOR QUOTATION

CAR HIRE REQUIRED FOR CENSUS 2022 PROJECT Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will be conducting the population Census between January and July 2022. Approximately one thousand three hundred and eighty six (1386) vehicles will be required at this stage for the project. We are therefore requesting all suppliers who have the fleet of cars and   read more »


Stats SA extends closing date for Census 2022 Recruitment Drive to 31 January 2022.

Media Alert                                                                            29 December 2021 Stats SA extends closing date for Census 2022 Recruitment Drive to 31 January 2022. The closing date for Census 2022 Recruitment Drive is extended to 31 January 2022. This will give the 2021 matriculants, who will receive their results towards the end of January 2022, a chance to apply   read more »


Census 2022 remote data collection, a safety measure against Omicron as South Africa’s population count gets underway in 50 days

Media Release                                                                            14 December 2021   Census 2022 remote data collection, a safety measure against Omicron as South Africa’s population count gets underway in 50 days With 50 days remaining ahead of the nationwide population count, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) appeals to all communities to register for the remote online and telephonic data collection   read more »


CAR HIRE SERVICE PROVIDERS NEEDED FOR CENSUS 2022 PROJECT

CAR HIRE SERVICE PROVIDERS NEEDED FOR CENSUS 2022 PROJECT Stats SA will be conducting the population Census between January and July 2022. Approximately six thousand (6000) vehicles will be required to conduct the project. We are therefore requesting all suppliers who have the fleet of cars and are interested to participate to contact the officials   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Gross domestic product (GDP), 3rd Quarter 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   2 December 2021   Statistics South Africa to release the Gross domestic product (GDP), 3rd  Quarter 2021 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2021 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 7 December 2021 in Pretoria. Media   read more »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) – Q3:2021

MEDIA RELEASE 30 November 2021 Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) – Q3:2021 The official unemployment rate was 34,9% in the third quarter of 2021. The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the third quarter of 2021 show that the number of employed persons decreased by 660 000 in the third quarter of   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the results of the General Household Survey, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                  30 November 2021 Statistics South Africa to release the results of the General Household Survey, 2020              Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the General Household Survey, 2020 (GHS) results on Thursday, 2 December 2021 in Pretoria. The social and household service delivery report provides a snapshot of progress achieved in basic government   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 3 of 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   25 November 2021   Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 3 of 2021 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) results for the third quarter of 2021 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 30 November 2021 in Pretoria.   read more »


Recorded live births, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE 11 November 2021 Recorded live births, 2020 South Africa records almost 35 000 teenage mothers in 2020  A total of 1 003 307 births were registered in South Africa in 2020. Of these, 899 303 (89,6%) were births that occurred and were registered in 2020 (current birth registrations), while 104 004 (10,4%) were births that occurred in   read more »