Monthly Archives: April 2013

Census 2011 Main Place Name Release

Census 2011 Main Place Name Release Statistics South Africa released Census 2011 data for the country’s lower geographic areas in Port Elizabeth on Monday. This low-level geographic data, which is one of the most important data sets in a census, is expected to help councillors, city planners, policymakers, advocacy groups and ordinary South Africans to   read more »

Mortality and Causes of Death, 2010

South Africans are faced with a double-edged problem: high number of deaths due to communicable diseases and rising deaths due to non-communicable diseases. The 2010 annual statistical release on Mortality and Causes of Death published by Statistics South Africa on 11 April 2013 presents key findings on the number of deaths that occurred in South   read more »

Mbalo Brief – April 2013

With the conclusion of the 5th summit of the BRICS countries at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban, it is starting to sink in among many South Africans that their country is a member state of this emerging economic group. BRICS is an economic grouping of five emerging markets comprising of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.   read more »