Media Advisory: Mining industry results

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                  13 September 2021 The Statistician-General of South Africa, Mr Risenga Maluleke, will release the results of the Mining industry, 2019 report on Tuesday, 14 September 2021 at a virtual media briefing to be held in Pretoria. The report will provide details of income generated by the industry, employment contribution, local and export mineral   read more »


Post and telecommunications industry

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                  07 September 2021 The Statistician-General of South Africa, Mr Risenga Maluleke, will release the results of the post and telecommunication industry, 2019 on Thursday, 09 September 2021 at a virtual media briefing to be held in Pretoria. The report provides details of income generated by the industry in the provision of postal and   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Gross domestic product (GDP), 2nd Quarter 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   2 September 2021 Statistics South Africa to release the Gross domestic product (GDP), 2nd Quarter 2021 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Gross domestic product (GDP) for the second quarter of 2021 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 7 September 2021 in Pretoria. Media briefing   read more »


Invitation to the virtual release of the electricity, gas and water industry, 2019 results

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   30 August 2021 Invitation to the virtual release of the electricity, gas and water industry, 2019 results The Statistician-General, Mr   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the results of the benchmarked and rebased Gross

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   20 August 2021   Statistics South Africa to release the results of the benchmarked and rebased Gross   Domestic Product (GDP) estimates Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has, in line with international standards and best practice, rebased and benchmarked the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to ensure that the measurement of the GDP remains   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), 2nd Quarter 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   19 August 2021 Statistics South Africa to release the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), 2nd Quarter 2021 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the second quarter of 2021 at a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 24 August 2021 in Pretoria.   read more »


Erroneous reporting of undocumented migrants in SA

Media Statement                                                                                              05 August 2021 For immediate release Erroneous reporting of undocumented migrants in SA Stats SA is entitled to comment on erroneous interpretation and misuse of statistics. This week reports in the media erroneously made a statement of fact that our numbers state that we have 4-million undocumented migrants. The news media reported on   read more »


Scammers targeting communities in Limpopo (Giyani)

Media statement     For immediate release                                                                           03 August 2021     Scammers targeting communities in Limpopo (Giyani) Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) wishes to caution members of the public about imposters pretending to be fieldworkers from Statistics South Africa. The scammers are going door-to-door and claim to be profiling households. They request members of the public   read more »


Postponement Notice: Delayed release of statistical publications

Postponement Notice: Delayed release of statistical publications   For immediate release                                                                                                 02 August 2021   Methodology changes due to COVID-19 result in delayed release of statistical publications Statistics South Africa (Stats SA)   read more »


Pilot Census to make use of remote data collection only

In light of the increasing COVID-19 infections, and the move to alert level 4, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has suspended all face-to-face data collection, in order to ensure the safety of fieldworkers and respondents against the spread of the Coronavirus. Only remote data collection methods will be used, i.e. online where households complete the   read more »