Category Archives: Households

Stats SA releases the Non -Motorised transport report

Media Invite                                                                                                                                                                     19 February 2016   Stats SA releases the Non -Motorised transport report The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release a report on the Non- Motorised transport (NMT) report at a media briefing to be held on Thursday, 25 February 2016. This report is an in-depth analysis of the National Household   read more »


Households report increased access to basic services as satisfaction with some services decline.

The percentage of households in South Africa without access to an improved source of sanitation has decreased consistently over the past decade. The latest General Household Survey (GHS) found that the percentage of households with access to improved sanitation, that is flush toilets or pit toilets with ventilation pipes, has increased consistently from 62,3% in   read more »


Stats SA launches Living Conditions Survey (LCS)

Stats SA launches Living Conditions Survey (LCS)

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) launched the Living Conditions Survey (LCS) 2014/15 in Pretoria today. The LCS is a periodic survey which is conducted every 5 years. The survey aims to identify and profile poverty in South Africa, and gives policy-makers information on who is poor, where the poor are located and what it is   read more »


Households experience increased access to piped water, but are less satisfied with the service

Households experience increased access to piped water, but are less satisfied with the service

Although the number and percentage of households in South Africa with access to piped water has increased steadily over the last decade, household satisfaction with the quality of water services has decreased. This is one of the findings from the latest release of Stats SA’s General Household Survey (GHS). Conducted on an annual basis since   read more »