MEDIA ADVISORY 17 January 2017
Release of the Living Conditions Survey and the new weights for the Consumer Price Index (CPI)
Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Living Conditions Survey (LCS) 2014/2015 and the new weights for the Consumer Price Index (CPI) on Friday, 27 January 2017 at its offices in Salvokop, Pretoria.
The LCS was conducted between October 2014 and October 2015. It measures a number of dimensions of living standards including household expenditure and household income. It provides an understanding of households’ income sources and levels as well as their spending patterns.
The expenditure estimates of the LCS form the basis of the weights and basket of the Consumer Price Index.
The media briefing will be held as follows;
Date: 27 January 2017
Venue: Auditorium, ISIbalo house, 75 Koch Street, Salvokop, Pretoria.
Tel: 012 339 2401
Cell: 076 430 0693
For media enquiries contact:
Tel: 012 310 8578
Cell: 082 805 7088