Media release: Domestic tourism survey 2015

                                                                                                                                                         16 March 2017 Media Release     Domestic tourism survey 2015     Domestic tourism declined between 2013 and 2015 with the total number of day trips decreasing from 54,4 million in 2013 to 48 million in 2014 and 44 million in 2015. Overnight trips decreased from 50,8 million in 2013 to 47,3 million in   read more »


Media release: Survey of Activities of Young People, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                         16 March 2017                                        Survey of Activities of Young People, 2015   Of the 11,2 million South African children between ages of 7 and 17 years, 577 000 were involved in child labour* in 2015, down from 779 000 in 2010. About 81 000 of the children involved in child labour appeared   read more »


Domestic tourism on the decline in South Africa

Domestic tourism on the decline in South Africa

The number of trips taken by South Africans travelling domestically is on the decline. This was just one of the findings from the Domestic Tourism Survey 2015, which was released by Stats SA this week. The survey collects information to understand the travel behaviour of people in South Africa to determine the contribution of tourism   read more »


Media advisory: Statistician-General to release results of Survey of Activities of Young People

Media advisory                                                                                                                                                                  10 March 2017 Statistician-General to release results of Survey of Activities of Young People The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the Survey of Activities of Young People, 2015 report at media briefing to be held on Thursday, 16 March 2017 in Pretoria. The Survey of   read more »


Media advisory: Statistician-General to release Domestic Tourism Survey results

Media advisory                                                                                                                                                                10 March 2017   Statistician-General to release Domestic Tourism Survey results   The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the Domestic Tourism Survey, 2015 (DTS) results at a media briefing to be held on Thursday, 16 March 2017 in Pretoria. The DTS is a large-scale household survey   read more »


GDP in the fourth quarter of 2016 contracted by 0,3%

Press statement                                                                                  Embargo: Tuesday 7 March 2017, 11:30 GDP in the fourth quarter of 2016   read more »


The economy shrinks in the fourth quarter of 2016

The economy shrinks in the fourth quarter of 2016

A fall in mining and manufacturing production in the final quarter of 2016 pulled South African economic growth into negative territory, according to preliminary figures of gross domestic product (GDP) released by Stats SA. South Africa’s economy contracted by 0,3% quarter-on-quarter (seasonally adjusted and annualised). The mining industry’s 11,5%1 drop in production was the main   read more »


Media advisory: Statistician-General to release Gross domestic product (GDP), Q4 2016

Media advisory                                                                                                                                                                      03 March 2017   Statistician-General to release Gross domestic product (GDP), Q4 2016   The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the Gross domestic product (GDP) estimates for the fourth quarter of 2016 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 7 March 2017 in Pretoria.   read more »


How non-profit institutions survive

How non-profit institutions survive

Some striking charts show how non-profit institutions (NPIs) in South Africa keep themselves afloat. Stats SA’s latest Statistics of the non-profit sector for South Africa report, released earlier this week, provides a range of data on the non-profit sector, including data on where NPIs source their income. The images below show how the major sources   read more »


Media release: Mortality and causes of death, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                           28 February 2017 Non-communicable diseases remain unabated – older ages 65 and above driving the burden of disease A total of 460 236 deaths were recorded in South Africa in 2015, indicating a decline of 3,0% in deaths processed between 2015 and 2014 (474 659), this is according to the Mortality and causes   read more »