The Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation, also responsible for statistics and youth development, the honourable Jeff Radebe, will open the Statistics Symposium on strengthening the South African National Statistics System on 29 July 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa.
South Africa hosts the 4th ISIbalo Young African Statisticians Conference (IYASC)
Statistics South Africa will be hosting the 4th ISIbalo Young African Statisticians Conference from 31 July – 02 August 2014 in Gauteng. This biennial conference brings together young statisticians from all over Africa to present papers and be part of a statistical discourse.
Annual consumer inflation for June was steady at 6,6%, with a monthly increase of 0,3%. Food and non-alcoholic beverages prices increased by a modest 0,1% between May and June resulting in an unchanged 8,8% annual rate.
Travel time most important when choosing transport
Travel time is the factor that influenced most households’ choice of transport. This is just one of the findings of the National Household Travel Survey (NHTS), conducted by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) in 2013 for the National Department of Transport.
As with the 1996 and 2001 censuses, users of Stats SA data are invited to review the Census 2011 data in their respective field of expertise. Papers should be based on any of the subjects covered in Census 2011 and should use the recently released 10% sample,