General Household Survey, 2018

Housing projects are not reducing the percentage of households in informal dwellings. The survey shows that 81,1% of all households resided in formal dwellings in 2018. Although the percentage of households that have received some kind of government subsidy to access housing has increased from 5,6% in 2002 to 13,6% by 2018, 13,1% of households   read more »


Statistician-General releases the results of the General Household Survey, 2018

Media advisory                                                                                                                               22 May 2019 Statistician-General releases the results of the General Household Survey, 2018                                                                       The Statistician-General of South Africa,   read more »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q1:2019

 MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                                                                               14 May 2019                    Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q1:2019  The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the first quarter of 2019 released by Statistics South Africa, indicate that the official unemployment rate increased by 0,5 of a percentage point to 27,6% compared to the fourth quarter   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release Quarterly labour force survey (QLFS) 1st Quarter 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                                                                         10 May 2019   Statistics South   read more »


Education Series Volume V: Higher Education and Skills in South Africa, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                             28 March 2019 Education Series Volume V: Higher Education and Skills in South Africa, 2017 There has been an increase in higher education participation rates in South Africa, however, the poor transition of learners from the further training and education (FTE) phase to completion of Grade 12, to writing and passing the   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release the ‘Education Series Volume V: Higher Education and Skills in South Africa, 2017’

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                   22 March 2019   Statistics South Africa to release the ‘Education Series Volume V: Higher Education and Skills in South Africa, 2017’ Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of a thematic report on education “Education Series Volume V Higher Education and Skills in South Africa, 2017” on Thursday, 28   read more »


Statistics South Africa to release formal sector employment statistics for the fourth quarter of 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                             20 March 2019 Statistics South Africa to   read more »


Release of the Violence Against Women report cancelled

MEDIA STATEMENT                                                                                                                           13 March 2019   Release of the Violence Against Women report cancelled Statistics South Africa has cancelled the release of the Violence Against Women report that was scheduled for 14th March 2019. During the final quality check,   read more »


Mpumalanga to measure employment and business activities in the Province

  MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                      25 February 2019 Mpumalanga to measure employment and business activities in the Province The Statistician-General of South Africa, Mr Risenga Maluleke, together with Mpumalanga MEC for Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Mr Sikhumbuzo Eric Kholwane,  will launch the Mpumalanga Employment and Business Survey (MEBS) later this week. MEBS aims to acquire   read more »


Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q4:2018

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                                                                                              12 February 2019   Quarterly Labour Force Survey – QLFS Q4:2018   The results of the Quarterly   read more »