Minister Radebe to address Women in Statistics on “Women Leadership in the African context”

Media advisory                                                                                                           17 August 2017 Minister Radebe to address Women in Statistics on “Women Leadership in the African context” The Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation and Chairperson of the   read more »


Statistician-General to release the ‘Poverty Trends in South Africa’ report

Media advisory                                                                                        16 August 2017                         Statistician-General to release the ‘Poverty Trends in South Africa’ report The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the Poverty Trends in South Africa: An examination of absolute poverty between 2006 and 2015 report   read more »


New mid-year estimates reveal ageing population

The latest mid-year population estimates produced by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) show that South Africa’s population is estimated at 56,5 million people. The estimates indicate that the proportion of elderly (60 years and older) in South Africa is growing, reaching 8,1 % in 2017. According to the estimates, there are 4,6 million people in   read more »


Postponement of the QLFS Q2:2017 report

MEDIA RELEASE: QLFS POSTPONED                                                                                    24 July 2017 Postponement of the QLFS Q2:2017 report  The release of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) Q2: 2017 results has been postponed to 7   read more »


QUARTERLY EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

The results of the Quarterly Employment Survey for the first quarter of 2017 released by Statistics South Africa today, show a decline of 48 000 jobs (or -0.5%) to 9 644 000  in the formal non-agricultural sector in the quarter ended in March 2017.  This is a decline of 58 000 jobs when compared to the same period last   read more »


GDP in the first quarter of 2017 contracted by 0,7%

  Press statement                         Embargo: Tuesday 6 June 2017, 11:30   GDP in the first quarter of 2017 contracted by 0,7%   Gross domestic product (measured by production)   South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate was -0,7% in the first quarter of 2017.1 The largest negative contributor to growth in GDP in the first   read more »


Statistician-General to release Gross domestic product (GDP), Q1 2017

Media advisory                                                                                                             read more »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q1:2017

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                                                           1 June 2017                      Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q1:2017 The growth in employment by 144 000, was offset by the growth in the number of job-seekers by 433 000   read more »


Crime Statistics Series Volume 4

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                                                                        31 May 2017 Exploring the extent of and circumstances surrounding housebreaking/burglary and home robbery: An in-depth analysis of the Victims of   read more »


Non-financial census of municipalities, 2016

Media Release                                                                                                                                                          31 May 2017 Non-financial census of municipalities, 2016  The results of the latest Non-financial census of municipalities (NFCM) released   read more »