General Household Survey, 2021

Media Release                                                                                                            23 June 2022 General Household Survey, 2021 Statistics South Africa released its social and household service delivery statistics, with data showing that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is still lingering for early childhood development and school attendance. The General Household Survey (GHS) tracks the progress of development in South Africa and   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the results of the General Household Survey, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   20 June 2022 Statistics South Africa to release the results of the General Household Survey, 2021                                                                       Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the 2021 General Household Survey (GHS) on Thursday, 23 June 2022 in Pretoria. The survey provides a snapshot of progress achieved in basic government services and also   read more »


Post-enumeration Survey (PES) 2022 kicks off to measure Census 2022 coverage

Statistics South Africa will conduct an independent survey to measure the accuracy and reach of the Census 2022 population count from 8 June to 26 July 2022. The Post Enumeration Survey (PES) identifies how many households and persons were erroneously included, missed or counted more than once during the Census 2022 population count. The national   read more »


Post Enumeration Survey kicks off to measure Census 2022 coverage

Media Release: Post-enumeration Survey (PES) 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                  07 June 2022 Post Enumeration Survey kicks off to measure Census 2022 coverage Statistics South Africa will conduct an independent survey to measure the accuracy and reach of the Census 2022 population count from 8 June to 26 July 2022. The Post Enumeration Survey (PES)   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 1st Quarter 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   2 June 2022 Statistics South Africa to release the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 1st Quarter 2022 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the first quarter of 2022 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 7 June 2022 in Pretoria. Media briefing   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 1 of 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   27 May 2022 Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), Quarter 1 of 2022 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) results for the first quarter of 2022 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 31 May 2022 in Pretoria. The   read more »


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 »