9 May 2016 Unemployment increased in the first quarter of 2016 Employment declined by 2,2% or 355 000 in Q1: 2016, which combined with an increase in the number of unemployed persons of 521 000 resulted in an unemployment rate of 26,7%; this was 2,2 percentage points higher compared to that reported in Q4: 2015. However, read more »
MEDIA ADVISORY 06 May 2016 Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the First Quarter (Q1) of 2016 The Statistician-General, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the first quarter (Q1) of 2016 on Monday, 9th May 2016. The report will be released as follows: Date : 09 read more »
MEDIA ADVISORY 22 April 2016 Contact: Lesedi Dibakwane Cell: 0828057088 Email: email@example.com Deputy Minister Manamela and Statistician-General briefs the media on challenges experienced with the Community Survey On Monday, 7 March 2016, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) began data collection for its Community Survey 2016 across the country. Data collection has been satisfactory in all read more »
The Statistician-General regrets to announce a delay in the release of the fourth quarter report of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey. The release, which was scheduled for Tuesday the 9th of February has been postponed to the 25th of February for the following reasons. The QLFS has run on a redesigned Master Sample for a read more »
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 »
Inside this edition: North West municipal stats p2; The state of the youth in SA p3; South Africa – 20 years of progress p4-5; Monthly economic statistics p6; Business surveys: How economic data is collected p7; Crossword & Trivia p8.
Inside this edition: Inside this edition: What is the Master Sample? p2; All about household statistics p3; Victims of crime: Housebreakings and home robberies p4; Monthly economic statistics p6; The dynamics of travel in SA p7; Test your knowledge p8.
Inside this edition: Business Register at the heart of economic statistics p2; ‘The struggle for a better life is not over p3; State of the vulnerable p4-5; Economic info at your fingertips p6; Timeline to democracy p7; Test your knowledge p8
Inside this edition: In-depth look at SA’s job market p2; 2015 MDG’s on track p3; Provinces at a glance p4-5; Basic service delivery facts and figures p6; 20 years of freedom and democracy p7; Test your knowledge p8
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