Statistics South Africa releases the Mid-year population estimates

Media advisory                                                                                                     18 July 2018 Statistics South Africa releases the Mid-year population estimates The Statistician-General of South Africa, Mr Risenga   read more »


GDP in the first quarter of 2018 contracted by 2,2%

Press statement                         Embargo: Tuesday 5 June 2018, 11:30   GDP in the first quarter of 2018 contracted by 2,2% Gross domestic product (measured by production) South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) fell by 2,2% in the first quarter of 2018.1 The manufacturing industry and the mining and quarrying industry were the largest negative contributors to   read more »


Non-financial census of municipalities, 2017

Media Release                                                                                                    04 June 2018   Non-financial census of municipalities, 2017                                                                 The number of consumer units receiving services from municipalities increased between 2016 and 2017. The highest percentage   read more »


Marriages and divorces 2016 report

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                         30 May 2018 Marriages and divorces 2016 report The Marriages and Divorces report released by Statistics South Africa   read more »


Statistician-General to release Gross domestic product (GDP) Q1 2018

Media advisory                                                                                            31 May 2018 Statistician-General to release Gross domestic   read more »


Statistics South Africa releases the results of the Non-financial census of municipalities for 2017

MEDIA INVITE                                                                                            30 May 2018 Statistics South Africa releases the   read more »


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 »