Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q1:2018

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                        15 May 2018 Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q1:2018 The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the first quarter of 2018 released by Statistics South Africa today indicate that: The South African working-age population increased by 153 000 or 0,4 per cent   read more »


Statistician-General to release Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) 1st Quarter 2018

  MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                         10 May 2018 Statistician-General to release Quarterly Labour Force   read more »


Stats Biz – March 2018

The tourism sector directly contributed 2,9% to the South African gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016, according to the latest release of Stats SA’s annual Tourism Satellite Account for South Africa report. The sector also employed just under 687 000 individuals, making it a larger employer than mining and utilities. Explore the economic impact of   read more »


How important is tourism to the South African economy?

How important is tourism to the South African economy?

At the 2018 International Travel Trade Show in Germany held in March 2018, South African Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona was quoted as stating that tourism is vitally important to the South African economy, and that the sector should be nurtured for sustained and inclusive growth. Recent data from Stats SA show how important tourism actually   read more »


Stats SA to release Mortality and causes of death report

MEDIA INVITE                                                                               22 March 2018 Stats SA to release Mortality and causes of death report The Statistician-General of South Africa, Risenga Maluleke, will release the Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2016 report at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 27 March 2018 in Pretoria. The Mortality and causes of death   read more »


Stats SA to release the Tourism satellite account (TSA) report

MEDIA INVITE                                                                               22 March 2018 Stats SA  to release the Tourism satellite account (TSA) report The Statistician-General of South Africa, Risenga Maluleke, will release the Tourism satellite report (TSA) at a media briefing to be held on Monday, 26 March 2018 in Pretoria. The TSA report provides an overview of the role that tourism plays   read more »


Stats SA to ensure VAT change reflected in

MEDIA RELEASE 19 March 2018 Stats SA to ensure VAT change reflected in CPI The VAT increase to 15% on 1 April will affect the price of many of the items in the Consumer price index (CPI) basket. Retailers and service providers may adopt different approaches and timeframes to pass this increase onto their customers.   read more »


Statistician-General to release Gross domestic product (GDP), Q4 2017

MEDIA INVITE                                                                                                              read more »


Education Series Volume IV: Early Childhood Development in South Africa, 2016

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                              read more »


Statistician-General to release the ‘Education Series Volume IV: Early Childhood Development in South Africa.

MEDIA INVITE                                                                                                               22 February 2018   Statistician-General to release the ‘Education Series Volume IV: Early Childhood Development in South Africa.   The Statistician-General, of South Africa, Mr Risenga Maluleke, will release the results of the thematic report on   read more »