Monthly Archives: February 2018

Change in publication date of Producer Price Index (PPI) January 2018

The PPI for January will be published at 11:30 on 28 February 2018 instead of 22 February as originally scheduled. The delay is a result of system difficulties experienced in shifting to the new PPI basket. The CMPI will be published at 12:00 on 28 February. The Import and export unit value indices will be   read more »


Mbalo Brief – February 2018

As we were approaching the end of 2017, the Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Mr Jeff Radebe, announced the appointment of the new Statistician-General (SG) for Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), Mr Risenga Maluleke, on 20 October 2017. The appointment followed the retirement of Dr Pali Lehohla who served as SG   read more »


Counting the costs of Valentine’s Day

Counting the costs of Valentine’s Day

You’ve got no one to blame except yourself. Admit it. You totally forgot about Valentine’s Day. Now that it’s just around the corner you’ve got to come up with something fast! It was months ago when you and your significant other agreed that it would be your turn this year to do something special. You   read more »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q4:2017

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                             13 February 2018   Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q4:2017   The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the fourth quarter of 2017 released by Statistics South Africa today, indicate a decrease of 351 000 in the labour force in Q4:2017 with employment and unemployment decreasing by 21 000   read more »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                          08 February 2018 Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017 The Statistician-General of South Africa, Risenga Maluleke, will release the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017 at a media briefing to be held   read more »


Stats Biz – January 2018

Love, history, taxes, and your home. These are a few of the topics that Stats SA covered in 2017 through the lenses of numbers and statistics. Stats Biz takes a look at some of the more interesting bits of economic data that were published in 2017. Explore these headlines, as well as other stories, in   read more »