Stats SA releases Mid-year population estimates, 2015

Media Invite

The Statistician-General, Mr Pali Lehohla, will release the 2015 Mid-year population estimates report at a media briefing to be held on 23 July 2015 in Pretoria. The report includes data on HIV prevalence estimates and the number of people living with HIV, fertility rates and average life expectancy at birth.

The report also contains population estimates at national and provincial level disaggregated by age groups, which will be used to inform policy issues in the National Development Plan and provide a basis for planning and policymaking.

The media briefing will be held as follows:

Date:   Thursday, 23 July 2015

Venue: Protea Hotel Capital, 390 Van Der Walt Street/Lilian Ngoyi Street, Pretoria

Time:    10H00 – 11h30


Felicia Sithole

Cell: 076 430 0693



Madimetja Mashishi

Cell: 073 821 5994



For media enquiries contact:  
Lesedi Dibakwane

Tel: 012 310 8578

Cell: 082 805 7088


Issued by Statistics South Africa