Media invite: Non-financial census of municipalities, 2016

Media Invite                                                                                                                                                                           26 May 2017


Statistician-General releases the results of the Non-financial census of municipalities for 2016

The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the Non-financial census of municipalities, 2016 (NFCM) statistical release at a media briefing to be held on Wednesday, 31 May 2017. The NFCM measures selected aspects of service delivery, including water, electricity, solid waste management, sewerage and sanitation, amongst others.


This statistical release also presents data on the number of households using the bucket toilet system and those receiving free basic services (such as electricity, water, etc.). It also features statistics on indigents and employment in municipalities across South Africa.


The media briefing will be held as follows:

Date    :    Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Time   :    12:00-13:00

Venue:  Tshedimosetso House, Cnr Francis Baard & Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria.

(NB! There will be a video link to Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Parliament, Cape Town.)



Madimetja Mashishi Tel: 012 337 6456 Cell: 073 821 5994 Email:

Felicia Sithole Tel: (012) 339 2401Cell: 076 430 0693Email:


For media enquiries contact:

Lesedi Dibakwane

Tel: 012 310 8578

Cell: 082 805 7088



Issued by Statistics South Africa