The last 15 years: business income, spending and profit

The last 15 years: business income, spending and profit

Come join us as we tell a story of South African business performance over time. There are three elements to this story, taken from Stats SA’s latest Annual financial statistics (AFS) report1: income, expenditure and profit. First, let’s explore income. The income generated by the formal business2 sector has increased consistently, except for the dip   read more »


Media Invite: QES Q3 of 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                  08 December 2016 Statistician-General to release formal sector employment statistics for the third quarter of 2016 The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) for the third quarter of 2016. The QES measures changes in employment across all industries in the formal sector of the economy.   read more »


Media invite: Stats SA’s new building official opening

Media advisory                                                                                                         07 December 2016 Minister Radebe officially opens Statistics South Africa’s new Green Building Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Honourable Jeff Radebe, will officially open Statistics South Africa’s (Stats SA) new head office building at a ceremony to be held on Monday, 12 December 2016. The Honourable Minister   read more »


GDP in the third quarter of 2016 grew by 0,2%

Press statement                                                                                  Embargo: Tuesday 6 December 2016, 09:30  GDP in the third quarter of 2016   read more »


Media invite: GDP Q3 of 2016

Media advisory    01 December 2016         Statistician-General to release Gross domestic product (GDP), Q3 2016     The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the Gross domestic product (GDP) estimatesfor the third quarter of 2016 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 6 December 2016 in Cape Town.   The media briefing   read more »


Media release: Financial statistics of consolidated general government, 2014/2015

Media release                                                                                                  24 November 2016 Financial statistics of consolidated general government, 2014/2015 The Financial statistics of consolidated general government, 2014/2015 report released by Statistics South Africa today shows that South Africa’s consolidated general government had a total income of R1,2 trillion from operating activities in the fiscal year ended 31 March 2015. This was R107,1   read more »


Media release: Annual financial statistics, 2015

Media release                                                                                                  24 November 2016 Annual financial statistics, 2015  The total annual turnover of private sector businesses operating in the South African economy[1] increased by 5,5% between 2014 and 2015, from a revised R7,8 trillion in 2014 to an estimated R8,3 trillion in 2015, according to the latest Annual financial statistics, 2015 report released by   read more »


Media release: Stats SA partners with the Department of Home Affairs for the digitisation of births and deaths registration

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                           23 November 2016 Digitisation of Births and Deaths Registration The use of technology by government will be given a major boost when the Department of Home Affairs and Statistics South Africa consolidate their resources for accelerated and efficient service delivery. The Minister of Home Affairs, Honourable Malusi Gigaba, together with the Statistician-General of   read more »


Media Release                                                                                             23 November 2016 GHS Series Volume VIII: Water   read more »


Media Release QLFS Q3 2016

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                             22 November 2016                                        Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q3:2016 The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the third quarter of 2016 released by Statistics South Africa today, indicate that employment grew by 288 000 after two successive quarterly declines. However, the growth in employment was offset by the increase   read more »