Stats SA provides scientific knowledge that enables society to understand complex socio-economic phenomena. It draws its mandate from the Statistics Act, 1999 (Act No 6 of 1999). Stats SA strives to excel in the following five competencies: ● Intellectual capability to lead the scientific work of statistics ● Technological competence for purposes of large-scale processing and for complex computations and accessibility of information to the public ● Logistical competence for deployment of (forward and reverse) logistics of large-scale field operations and for strategic choices regarding operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness ● Political competence in understanding the political environment without being political or Politicised (commitment of delivery without fear or favour) ● Administrative competence: The ability of bringing it all together.

                                                                             Internship Opportunities

                                                    People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Stats SA provides a two-year Internship on the following Fields of Study for 2022/23


To qualify for the internship programme, you must –

  • Be an unemployed graduate aged between 20–35 years;
  • Have completed a National Diploma (NQF 6)/ Degree/ Honours / Master’s Degree in the under-mentioned disciplines/ fields of study from accredited institutions of Higher Learning; and
  • Must be a South African Citizen
  • Must not have participated in an Internship in the Public Service

Stipend: R74 099 per annum 

The following qualifications are required:

Field Qualification Station & Ref No
Statistics Economics/Econometrics/Statistics/Social Sciences/Mathematical Statistics/Demography Head Office – 01/08/22HO

Gauteng – 02/08/22GP

Northern Cape -03/08/22NC

Business Economics / Management Business Economics/ Business Management Head Office – 04/08/22HO




Population Studies/Demography/Statistics/Development Studies Head Office – 05/08/22HO
Geography Geography/Geomatics/GIS/Environmental Studies Head Office – 06/08/22HO
Information Communication Technology Information Technology/Computer Science/Financial Information Systems/Programming/Software Development/Networking Head Office – 07/08/22HO
Supply Chain Management / Logistics


Supply Chain Management/Purchasing Management Head Office – 08/08/22HO

Northern Cape – 09/08/22NC

Economics Economics/Econometrics/Statistics/Accounting/Finance Head Office – 10/08/22HO

Gauteng – 11/08/22GP

Human Resource Management Human Resource Management/Industrial Psychology Head Office – 12/08/22HO

Northern Cape – 13/08/22NC

Finance (Accounting) Financial Management/Accounting Sciences/Accounting/ Cost and Management Accounting/Financial Accounting/ Auditing Head Office – 14/08/22HO

Northern Cape – 15/08/22NC

Governance (Risk Management; Fraud and Compliance; Governance and Policy Unit) Risk Management/Accounting/Internal Audit/Policing/Fraud and Investigation/Investigation/Forensic Head Office – 16/08/22HO
Visual Digital Communication Graphic design / Digital design Head Office – 17/08/22HO
Social Sciences Social Sciences Head Office – 18/08/22HO
Data Analysis / Data Information Management Data analytics / Data quality management / Data Processing and Information Management Head Office – 19/08/22HO
Industrial Engineering Industrial Engineering Head Office – 20/08/22HO
English with an African Language Languages Head Office – 21/08/22HO
Data Science Data Science Head Office – 22/08/22HO

Gauteng – 23/08/22GP


ENQUIRES Head Office posts: Ms L Dooka: (012) 336 0161


APPLICATIONS: All applications must be submitted online on the following link:

CLOSING DATE23 August 2022

NOTE: Applications must be submitted online and must be completed in full on all fields including the declaration part. Clear indication of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be stated. A recent, comprehensive CV, specifying all qualifications and experience, with respective dates and copies of qualifications, ID and driver’s licence (where applicable) must be uploaded on the system. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. Only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day the interview following communication from HR.

General information: Candidates whose appointments promote representativity in terms of race, gender and disability will receive preference.