Category Archives: Press Statements

Statistics South africa to Brief Media After Portfolio Committee Census 2022 project update

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                     17 May 2022 Statistics South africa to Brief Media After Portfolio Committee Census 2022 project update The Statistician-General of South Africa, Risenga Maluleke will provide a media update on Census 2022 project after briefing Portfolio Committee on Public Service and Administration on Wednesday, 18 May in Cape Town. The media   read more »


Final call to Western Cape Residents: Census 2022 data collection will run until 31 May

MEDIA STATEMENT                                                         13 May 2022 Final call to Western Cape Residents: Census 2022 data collection will run until 31 May The Statistician-General, Risenga Maluleke, is making a final call to all residents of the Western Cape who have not yet been counted to make use of this last opportunity to complete the census questionnaire   read more »


South African Statistics Council: Statement on Census in Western Cape

The South African population census of 2022 is nearing the end of mop-up activities, namely chasing down missed appointments, or reminding people to complete their online census, and so on. For the most part, the South African Statistics Council is encouraged by good rates of completion despite rains and flooding, Covid, the lack of rental   read more »


Census 2022 data collection in Western Cape extended to 14 May

MEDIA STATEMENT                                                         28 April 2022 Census 2022 data collection in Western Cape extended to 14 May Statistics South Africa will continue to collect census data from households in the Western Cape for an additional two weeks until 14 May. The extension follows a strong response by residents of the province to the call to   read more »


Census 2022 online questionnaire completion now available.

MEDIA STATEMENT                                                         21 April 2022 Census 2022 online questionnaire completion now available. Statistics South Africa reopens online self-enumeration until the end of April 2022. Households that are not counted can go to https://getcounted.statssa.gov.za/#!/home and fill in their name, surname, and cellphone number. After successfully registering, an OTP will be shared which will give access   read more »


Census 2022 online questionnaire completion now available.

Households have one final opportunity to complete the census questionnaire online before 30 April 2022. Households who have not been counted can go to https://getcounted.statssa.gov.za/#!/home and fill in their name, surname and cellphone number. They will then get an OTP which will give them access to the census questionnaire. Questionnaire completion is quick and easy,   read more »


Stats SA kicks off Census 2022 mop-up phase

MEDIA STATEMENT                                                                                  29 March 2022   For Immediate Release Stats SA kicks off Census 2022 mop-up phase Statistics South Africa announced that the census mop-up phase has commenced from 24 March until 14 April 2022. During the mop-up phase, fieldworkers will visit all incomplete enumeration areas to count all households that were not counted during   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), 4th Quarter 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   25 March 2022   Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), 4th Quarter 2021 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the fourth quarter of 2021 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 29 March 2022 in   read more »


Statement from the South African Statistics Council on Stats SA funding

18 March 2022 Professor David Everatt, Chairperson, on behalf of the South African Statistics Council David.everatt@wits.ac.za, 0834559466 Stats SA is a globally recognised centre of excellence for producing official statistics. Stats SA is the only source of official statistics in South Africa. It has kept in touch with or led best practice across a wide   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 4th Quarter 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   3 March 2022 Statistics South Africa to release the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 4th Quarter 2021 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of 2021 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 8 March 2022 in Pretoria. Media briefing   read more »