Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) – Q3:2020

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                                     12 November 2020                                                                   Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) – Q3:2020 The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the third quarter of 2020 indicate large movements out of the “other not economically active” category to “employed” and “unemployed” between quarter 2 and quarter 3 2020. The number of employed   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 3: 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   9 November 2020   Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 3: 2020 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the third quarter of 2020 at a media briefing to be held on Thursday, 12 November 2020 in   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 »


29 September Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) – Q2:2020

The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the second quarter of 2020 indicate that the number of employed persons decreased by 2,2 million to 14,1 million compared to the first quarter of 2020. This unprecedented change is the largest quarter one to quarter two decline since the survey began in 2008. Contrary   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 »


Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 2: 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                                    22 September 2020   Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 2: 2020 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release   read more »


Release date for QLFS Quarter 2: 2020 results

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


Statistics South Africa to release the Gross domestic product (GDP) Q2 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   2 September 2020   Statistics South Africa to release the Gross domestic product (GDP) Q2 2020 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Gross domestic product (GDP) for the second quarter of 2020, at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 8 September 2020. Media briefing will be   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 »