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Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) – Q3:2021

MEDIA RELEASE 30 November 2021 Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) – Q3:2021 The official unemployment rate was 34,9% in the third quarter of 2021. The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the third quarter of 2021 show that the number of employed persons decreased by 660 000 in the third quarter of   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 3 of 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   25 November 2021   Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 3 of 2021 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) results for the third quarter of 2021 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 30 November 2021 in Pretoria.   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), 2nd Quarter 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   19 August 2021 Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), 2nd Quarter 2021 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the second quarter of 2021 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 24 August 2021 in Pretoria.   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), 4th Quarter 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   18 Feruary 2021   Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), 4th Quarter 2020 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the fourth quarter of 2020 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 23 February 2021. Media   read more »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) – Q3:2020

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                                     12 November 2020                                                                   Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) – Q3:2020 The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the third quarter of 2020 indicate large movements out of the “other not economically active” category to “employed” and “unemployed” between quarter 2 and quarter 3 2020. The number of employed   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 3: 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   9 November 2020   Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 3: 2020 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the third quarter of 2020 at a media briefing to be held on Thursday, 12 November 2020 in   read more »


29 September Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) – Q2:2020

The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the second quarter of 2020 indicate that the number of employed persons decreased by 2,2 million to 14,1 million compared to the first quarter of 2020. This unprecedented change is the largest quarter one to quarter two decline since the survey began in 2008. Contrary   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 2: 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                                    22 September 2020   Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 2: 2020 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release   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 »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey Q2:2020 data will be collected telephonically

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P0211.4.1 - National and provincial labour market: Dynamics

The national labour market results mask variations at provincial level which can often be quite large. The nine provinces differ in population size, land mass, demographic profile, and economic structure. This report is the second in a quarterly series which will be released when the QLFS results are reported. The aim is to provide users with an analysis of various aspects of the South African labour market at provincial level, based on current labour market information. The analysis in this report is based solely on the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) conducted in the third and fourth quarters of 2012 (Q3: QLFS) and (Q4: QLFS). The data have been revised to reflect the new population benchmarks from the population census of 2011 read more »


P0211.5 - Quarterly labour force survey - Historical revisions of the QLFS

This publication presents a selection of key labour market indicators from the revised Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) estimates based on Census 2011 population benchmarks. These revisions are from Q1: 2008 to Q4: 2013read more »


P0211.4 - National and provincial labour market trends over the last decade

This report is the first in a quarterly series which will be released when the QLFS results are reported. The aim is to provide users with an analysis of various aspects of the South African labour market at provincial level based on current labour market information. Each report will focus on a different theme and the time frame of analysis will vary. Given that the QLFS series began in 2008, prior to which its predecessor the Labour Force Survey (LFS) was only conducted in March and September each year, analysis based on the 10-year period will not be undertaken in every report. This report aims to bridge the gap in our understanding of the interrelationship between the national labour market results and those of the provinces over the last decade with special emphasis on employment outcomes by industry. read more »


P0211.2 - Monthly earnings of South Africans

This publication contains results of a Quarterly Labour Force Survey first conducted in January 2008, specifically designed to measure the dynamics of the South African labour market, producing indicators such as employment, unemployment and inactivity. It measures a variety of issues related to the labour market, including the official unemployment rate.read more »


P0211.1 - Quarterly Labour Force Survey, Additional aspects of the labour market in South Africa: Informal employment, Underemployment and underutilised labour, Unemployment

This publication contains results of a Quarterly Labour Force Survey first conducted in January 2008, specifically designed to measure the dynamics of the South African labour market, producing indicators such as employment, unemployment and inactivity. It measures a variety of issues related to the labour market, including the official unemployment rate.read more »


Greater Giyani

Greater Giyani Local Municipality was established in 1969. It is an administrative and commercial centre of the Mopani district and also the former capital of Gazankulu. Greater Giyani Local Municipality derives its name from the town Giyani, whichis a Tsonga word meaninga place where people danceandaland of the friendly people. Giyani is also rich in cultural history with royal families dating back as far as 1822. The town of Giyani is located approximately 185 km from Polokwane, 100 km from Thohoyandou and 550 km from Pretoria. The municipality covers about 2967 km2 land area. Its eastern section borders the world famous Kruger National Park,with NwamankenaVillage to the west, Mphakani Village to the south, and the Klein Letaba River to the north. The Municipality is demarcated into 30 wards and has 60 councillors. The ten traditional authority areas comprise 91 villages. Giyani town is the only town within the municipality and attracts most of the people from around the district.read more »


Dikgatlong

Dikgatlong Local Municipality is a Category B municipality in Frances Baard District Municipality in the Northern Cape. It has seven wards. The municipal areas are Barkly-West, Windsorton, Delportshoop and a portion of the former Diamantveld District Council.

The head office of the municipality is situated in the town of Barkly West that is approximately 35 km north-west of the city of Kimberley on the northern bank of the Vaal River. Barkly West is situated on the Kimberley-Postmasburg growth corridor. The municipal area covers approximately 7315 km and borders with the Magareng Municipality in the north-east and Sol Plaatje in the south-east. Agriculture and mining form the economic basis of the area.

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Maruleng

The Maruleng Municipality is situated in the south-eastern quadrant of the Limpopo province within the Mopani District Municipal Area of Jurisdiction. The municipal area extends over 324 699ha.

The Maruleng Municipality is bordered by the Kruger National Park to the east, the Ba-Phalaborwa and Tzaneen Municipalities to the north, the LepelleNkumpi Municipality to the west, and the Tubatse Municipality and Bushbuckridge Municipality to the south.

The main access points to the municipal area are considered to be Klaserie and the Strijdom Tunnel in the south, Ofcolaco in the west and Mica in the north. The town of Hoedspruit can be considered the administrative and economic centre of the area. It is also the location of the Hoedspruit Air Force Base.

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Greater Tzaneen

Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality is situated in the eastern quadrant of Limpopo within the Mopani District Municipality area of jurisdiction. It is bordered by Polokwane to the west, Greater Letaba to the north, Ba-Phalaborwa and Maruleng to the east and Lepelle-Nkumpi to the south. It contains 125 rural villages, with almost 80% of households residing in these villages. The area encompasses the main towns of Tzaneen, Nkowankowa, Lenyenye, Letsitele and Haenertsburg. Greater Tzaneen Municipality is named after Tzaneen town which was surveyed and planned by surveyor H Manaschewitz in 1919. The origin of the name Tzaneen is not clear.read more »


Ventersdorp

Ventersdorp Local Municipality is situated in the eastern part of the North West. It is one of the four local municipalities of Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality. It is situated 70 km from Klerksdorp/Matlosana Local Municipality, 130 km from Mafikeng and 140 km from Johannesburg. It is accessed through the N14 which connects it to both Johannesburg and Mafikeng.

The municipality covers an area of 3764,05 km2 (Census 2011) and it is subdivided into six wards. Most of the villages in Ventersdorp can be regarded as semi-formalized villages where development is based on settlement layout plans (most of the stands were surveyed). Villages are currently managed by CPAs (Community Property Association), except Ga-Mogopa that is managed by a trust. Ownership of stands/plots within the villages is based on commercial ownership (no individual ownership exists).

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Household Service Delivery Statistics

The dawn of democracy in 1994 created a new dispensation in which access to basic services such as housing, water and sanitation was recognized as a fundamental human right. South Africa inherited high levels of poverty and it continues to be confronted with unequal and often inadequate access to resources, infrastructure and social services. The Bill of Rights enshrined the right to basic services and commanded that the state must take reasonable measures to achieve the progressive realisation of these rights. Faced by inadequate information about the state of development in South Africa, Statistics South Africa (then called the Central Statistical Service) launched the October Household Survey (OHS) programme in 1993. The survey was discontinued in 1999 and subsequently replaced by the General Household Survey (GHS) which was instituted in 2002 in order to determine the level of development in the country and the performance of programs and projects on a regular basis. The GHS continues to evolve and key questions are continuously added and/or modified in consultation with key stakeholders to maintain the relevance and quality of data. In addition to measuring access to key services, the level of satisfaction with, as well as perceived quality of selected services provided by Government are also measured.read more »


Crime statistics

  Crime prevention and ultimate elimination is one of the priority goals of the National Development Plan (NDP). Crime affects all people irrespective of their background, and it is a topic that attracts a lot of media attention. Analysis will show that some groupings are affected by certain types of crime more than others. Crime statistics are essential in order to understand the temporal and spatial dynamics of crime. Such understanding is vital for planning targeted interventions and assessing progress made towards achieving a crime free nation where "people living in South Africa feel safe at home, at school and at work, and they enjoy a community life free of fear. Women walk freely in the streets and children play safely outside". There are two major sources of crime statistics in South Africa, namely the South African Police Service (SAPS) and Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). The other smaller sources such as the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) are by no means insignificant, as they provide statistics for types of crime not adequately covered by the major players, such as domestic violence. While the methodologies used by the SAPS and Stats SA are very different, the two institutions produce crime statistics that complement each other. The SAPS produces administrative data of crime reported to police stations by victims, the public and crime reported as a result of police activity. Stats SA produces crime statistics estimated from household surveys. Crimes reported to the SAPS do not always have the same definitions as crime statistics produced from VOCS. In addition, not all crimes reported by the SAPS are reported by VOCS and vice versa. Working in close collaboration with Stats SA, the South African Police Service has undertaken to align its Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (CCSP) to the International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS). Highlights of the 2017/18 Victims of Crime report Aggregate crime levels increased in 2017/18 compared to 2016/17. It is estimated that over 1,5 million incidences of household crime occurred in South Africa in 2017/18, which constitutes an increase of 5% compared to the previous year. Incidences of crime on individuals are estimated to be over 1,6 million, which is an increase of 5% from the previous year. Aggregate household crime levels increased in Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, North West, Gauteng and Mpumalanga. Individual crime levels increased in Free State, North West and Gauteng. North West experienced a drastic increase of 80% in the individual crime level. Perceptions of South Africans on crime in 2017/18 were more skeptical compared to the previous year. About 42% thought property crime increased during the past three years. This is an increase of 6,9% from the previous year. 46% thought violent crime increased during the past three years, an increase of 4,5% over the previous year. Western Cape was the most skeptical about crime trends, as 84% of Western Cape residents thought that crime in South African increased or stayed the same. Mpumalanga was the least skeptical among the nine provinces, where 65% thought that crime increased or stayed the same during the past three years. Crimes that are feared most are those that are most common. An estimated 79% of South Africans felt safe walking alone in their neighbourhoods during the day, which is a decrease of 6,7% from last year. About 32% of South Africans felt safe walking alone in their neighbourhoods at night, constituting an increase of 8% from last year. The highlights for household and individual experiences of crime from the 2016/17 VOCS report are as follows:  read more »