Category Archives: Announcements

Statistics South Africa to resume field visits to ensure data integrity for household surveys amid COVID-19 restrictions

  For immediate release                                                                                                                                                 1 April 2021 Statistics South Africa to   read more »


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Registration on the Stats SA HR database is open

Stats SA has reopened registration for contract employment on the recruitment database for prospective candidates. Information on what employment opportunities are available can be accessed here. To register or update your details, access the database here. Registration closes on 15 December 2020. For any enquiries please contact Sarah Khoza (012 310 8097) or Omphile More   read more »


Stats SA mobilises expertise to counsel on Census 2021 delivery

For immediate release                                                                                     8 November 2020 Stats SA mobilises expertise to counsel on Census 2021 delivery Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has appointed a Census National Advisory Committee (NAC), which will serve as an oversight body to advise the Statistician-General as he coordinates and oversees the delivery of the country’s digital population count, Census 2021.    read more »


Delay in the release of QLFS Quarter 3 2020 results

MEDIA NOTICE                                                                                             25 October 2020 Delay in the release of QLFS Quarter 3 2020 results The Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) publication for the 3rd quarter of 2020, scheduled for release on 27 October 2020, is delayed. This is to allow time for additional data confrontation and the adjustments that need to be done, given   read more »


Important message to the Public: Fake news on Stats SA recruitment drive

  It has come to the attention of Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) that an old message about the recruitment drive that was opened in 2019 is now circulating in the public platforms. Please be advised that the Human Resource database for registration is not open currently. Please contact the following people to validate authenticity   read more »


Release date for QLFS Quarter 2: 2020 results

MEDIA NOTICE                                                                                                                                                  20 September 2020 Release date for QLFS   read more »


Statistics South Africa goes to the field for the Post-enumeration Survey, (PES) 2021 Trial from 09 September 2020 to 07 October 2020.

Statistics South Africa goes to the field for the Post-enumeration Survey, (PES) 2021 Trial from 09 September 2020 to 07 October 2020.

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) would like to thank everyone who participated in the Census 2021 Trial that took place as from 10 August to 06 September 2020. A Post-enumeration Survey (PES) 2021 Trial, will be conducted immediately after the Census 2021 Trial data collection as from 09 September 2020 to 07 October 2020. The   read more »


Stats SA announces further delay in the release of QLFS Q2 results

Media release                                                                                  30 August 2020 Stats SA announces further delay in the release of QLFS Q2 results Statistics South Africa regrets to announce a further delay in the release of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 2 2020 results, in light of a new collection methodology imposed by COVID-19 restrictions. The national statistics office   read more »


South Africa in line for first-ever digital census

South Africa in line for first-ever digital census

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will conduct a trial to the first ever digital census to be conducted in the country. The Census 2021 Trial, scheduled to start from 10 August – 06 September 2020 in selected areas around the country will test online and telephonic data collection to prepare for remote data collection in   read more »