South Africa in line for first ever digital census

MEDIA NOTICE                                                                                                              read more »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey (Q2: 2020) postponement

 MEDIA NOTICE                                                                                                                                                                         7 August 2020 Quarterly Labour Force Survey (Q2: 2020) postponement The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the 2nd quarter of 2020 were scheduled for release on 11 August 2020. However, given the fact that Stats SA collected Quarterly Labour Force (QLFS) data using Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) for   read more »


2020 Mid-year population estimates

Media release                                                                                                                                                          9 July 2020 2020 Mid-year population estimates South Africa’s mid year population is estimated to have increased to 59,62 million in   read more »


Temporary closure of ISIbalo House due to positive COVID-19 case results in MYPE media conference moving online.

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                                              08 July 2020 Temporary closure of ISIbalo House due to positive COVID-19 case results in MYPE media conference moving online. Statistics   read more »


More than 60% of South African children are poor

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                                          7 July 2020   More than 60% of South African children are poor More than six out of ten children (62,1%) are   read more »


Statistics South Africa releases the Mid-year population estimates

Media Advisory                                                                                                                                       6 July 2020 Statistics South Africa releases the Mid-year population estimates The Statistician-General of South Africa, Mr Risenga Maluleke, will release   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 1st Quarter 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                             read more »


Temporary closure of ISIbalo House due to positive COVID-19 case results in change of venue of QLFS media conference.

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   22 June 2020 Temporary closure of ISIbalo House due to positive COVID-19 case results in change of venue of QLFS media conference. Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) head office, ISIbalo House, has been closed temporarily after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. All primary and secondary contacts will be traced and managed   read more »


Stats SA launches Wave 3 of online survey to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) is appealing to the public to participate in an online survey it launched recently to gauge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Accurate, real-time statistics are of utmost importance in times of crisis,” said Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke. “These surveys will be used to see how COVID-19 has impacted the population,   read more »


Stats SA staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Media Release                                                                                                                                         9 June 2020                                                                read more »