Media Advisory: Mining industry results

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                  13 September 2021

The Statistician-General of South Africa, Mr Risenga Maluleke, will release the results of the Mining industry, 2019 report on Tuesday, 14 September 2021 at a virtual media briefing to be held in Pretoria.

The report will provide details of income generated by the industry, employment contribution, local and export mineral sales (volume and rand), provincial contribution to sales and employment, services subcontracted and purchases.

The results were derived from a census of mines operating in the country, which provides information on the nature and structures of SA’s mining industry. The census is conducted every three to five years.

The media briefing will be held as follows:                                            

Date:   Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Time:   11h00

Venue:  Microsoft Teams – see attached link


Oteng Makgotlwe Tel: 012 406 3407 Cell: 066 481 2025 Email:

For media enquiries contact:

Felicia Sithole

Cell: 076 430 0693


Issued by Statistics South Africa