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

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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 »


Change in publication date of Producer Price Index (PPI) January 2018

The PPI for January will be published at 11:30 on 28 February 2018 instead of 22 February as originally scheduled. The delay is a result of system difficulties experienced in shifting to the new PPI basket. The CMPI will be published at 12:00 on 28 February. The Import and export unit value indices will be   read more »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q4:2017

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                             13 February 2018   Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q4:2017   The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the fourth quarter of 2017 released by Statistics South Africa today, indicate a decrease of 351 000 in the labour force in Q4:2017 with employment and unemployment decreasing by 21 000   read more »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                          08 February 2018 Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017 The Statistician-General of South Africa, Risenga Maluleke, will release the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017 at a media briefing to be held   read more »


QUARTERLY EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

Media Release                                                                                         12 December 2017 QUARTERLY EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS The results of the Quarterly Employment Survey for the third quarter of 2017 released by Statistics South Africa today, show a decline of 31 000 jobs (or -0.3%) to 9 589 000  in the formal non-agricultural sector in the quarter ended in September 2017.  This is a   read more »


Businesses bleed jobs for third consecutive quarter

Businesses bleed jobs for third consecutive quarter

New figures from the QES showed that South Africa’s formal non-agricultural sector shed 31 000 jobs in the third quarter of 2017. With losses of 41 000 in March 2017 and 31 000 in June 2017, this marks the third straight quarter of job losses across South Africa. The job market has experienced notable pressure in the last   read more »


GDP in the third quarter of 2017 grew by 2,0%

  Press statement                 Embargo: Tuesday 5 December 2017, 11:30   GDP in the third quarter of 2017 grew by 2,0% Gross domestic product (measured by production) South Africa’s real gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate was 2,0% in the third quarter of 2017. Second quarter GDP growth was revised from 2,5%   read more »


Learners in Khayelitsha to benefit as international population scientists visit their school

Media Advisory                                                                                                                                                                      31 October 2017   Learners in Khayelitsha to benefit as international population scientists visit their school   The new Statistician-General of South Africa and head of Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), Mr Risenga Maluleke will tomorrow visit Chris Hani High School in Khayelitsha and highlight careers in population studies as well as engage educators   read more »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q3:2017

The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the third quarter of 2017 released by Statistics South Africa today, indicate that employment grew by 92 000 in Q3:2017, however this was offset by an additional 33 000 job-seekers during the same period, resulting in a stable unemployment rate of 27,7%. The growth in employment was   read more »