The Fiscus injected 202bn into the SA economy in 2012

The South African government injected over R202 billion into the economy last year, says Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) Capital Expenditure by Public Sector Survey released today. The survey found that the total actual capital expenditure by public-sector institutions increased by R21bn from R181bn in 2011 to R202bn in 2012. The bulk of spending went   read more »

Census 2011 Main Place Name Release

Census 2011 Main Place Name Release Statistics South Africa released Census 2011 data for the country’s lower geographic areas in Port Elizabeth on Monday. This low-level geographic data, which is one of the most important data sets in a census, is expected to help councillors, city planners, policymakers, advocacy groups and ordinary South Africans to   read more »

Mortality and Causes of Death, 2010

South Africans are faced with a double-edged problem: high number of deaths due to communicable diseases and rising deaths due to non-communicable diseases. The 2010 annual statistical release on Mortality and Causes of Death published by Statistics South Africa on 11 April 2013 presents key findings on the number of deaths that occurred in South   read more »