Statistics South Africa to resume field visits to ensure data integrity for household surveys amid COVID-19 restrictions

  For immediate release                                                                                                                                                 1 April 2021 Statistics South Africa to   read more »


Statistician-General to release the results of the Non-financial census of municipalities, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                            25 March 2021   Statistician-General to release the results of the Non-financial census of municipalities, 2019 The Statistician-General of South Africa, Mr Risenga Maluleke, will release the results of the Non-Financial Census of Municipalities (NFCM) 2019, at a media briefing to be held on Wednesday, 31 March 2021 in Pretoria. The NFCM   read more »


The National Household Travel Survey in South Africa (NHTS): South Africans take 45 million trips, mostly by foot

  Media release                                                                                                                                                04 March 2021 The National Household Travel Survey in South Africa (NHTS): South Africans take 45 million trips, mostly by foot Statistics South Africa   read more »


Statistician-General to release the results of the National Household Travel Survey (NHTS), 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                       02 March 2021   Statistician-General to release the results of the National Household Travel Survey (NHTS), 2020 The Statistician-General, Mr Risenga Maluleke, will release the results of the National Household Travel Survey (NHTS), 2020 at a media briefing to be held on Thursday, 04 March 2021 in Pretoria. The objective of the survey   read more »


Education Series Volume VII: Children’s education and well-being in South Africa, 2018

Media Release                                                                                                                                      25 February 2021 Education Series Volume VII: Children’s education and well-being in South Africa, 2018 Statistics South Africa today released Children’s education and well-being in   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), 4th Quarter 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   18 Feruary 2021   Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), 4th Quarter 2020 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the fourth quarter of 2020 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 23 February 2021. Media   read more »


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Stats SA mourns the passing of Minister Jackson Mthembu

                                                                                                                                                        22 January 2021 Stats SA mourns the passing of Minister Jackson Mthembu The news of the untimely passing of Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, has brought grief and profound sadness at Stats SA. Minister Mthembu took over responsibility for   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 3rd Quarter 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   3 December 2020 Statistics South Africa to release the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 3rd Quarter 2020 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Gross domestic product (GDP) for the 3rd quarter of 2020, at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 8 December 2020. Media briefing will be   read more »


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 »