MEDIA ADVISORY 30 March 2017
Statistician-General to release formal sector employment statistics for the fourth quarter of 2016
The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) for the fourth quarter of 2016 in Pretoria. The QES measures changes in employment across all industries in the formal sector of the economy. It collects data from value-added tax (VAT)-registered businesses (excluding agriculture).
The survey also provides earnings data (such as salaries, wages, overtime and bonuses) by industry, and the change in average earning received by employees in the formal sector of the economy.
The media briefing will be held as per the following details:
Date: Monday, 03 April 2017
Venue: Tshedimosetso House, Cnr Francis Baard & Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria
(NB! There will be a video link to Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Parliament, Cape Town.)
Tel: 012 339 2401
Cell: 076 430 0693
Tel: 012 337 6456
Cell: 073 821 5994
For media enquiries contact:
Tel: 012 310 8578
Cell: 082 805 7088