ARTICLES RELATING TO STATS SA

Public sector capex tops R1trn in five years

2016-07-26 15:32

The public sector’s capital expenditure increased by R14bn to R272bn in 2015 alone, according to a report released by Statistics SA.

SA May retail sales beat expectations

2016-07-13 18:37

South African retail sales have risen more than expected in May to their strongest level in more than two years.

SA's economy shrinks by 1.2% in first quarter of 2016

2016-06-08 11:30

South Africa has recorded a negative growth rate of -1.2% in the first quarter of 2016, according to the latest figures released by Stats SA.

Electricity connections rise to 85.5%

2016-06-02 19:57

Eskom has taken credit for accelerating the number of households connected to the power grid, after Stats SA revealed levels increased to 85.5% in 2015.

PPI slows to 7% in April

2016-05-26 12:02

SA's producer price index increased by 7% increase in April, a slight decrease from the 7.1% increase recorded in March, Stats SA has announced.

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The majority of murders are committed by 15-34 year olds

A survey released by the Statistician General has found that 57.8% of murders are committed by people between the ages of 15 and 34.

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Anger is the biggest driver of assaults in South Africa

A survey released by the Statistician General has found that the majority of assault incidents are driven by anger.

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Guns used in most metro area murders - survey

2016-05-04 17:48

Most murders in urban metro areas involve firearms, according to Statistics SA's Victims of Crime Survey.

Sarb could pause hiking cycle over inflation slowdown

2016-04-21 06:42

The slowdown in inflation in March could give the SA Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee a chance to pause its hiking cycle, say analysts.

Radebe lauds Stats SA and its important work

2016-04-20 20:40

The release of the latest Consumer Price Index is an example of how important Statistics SA's work is, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe.

 

Inflation hits 6.3% as prices rise across the board

2016-07-20 10:39

Prices for consumer goods and services in June 2016 were up across the board, according to Statistics SA.

April wholesale trade sales jump 5.7% y/y

2016-06-15 10:31

Wholesale trade sales increased by 5.7% in April 2016 compared with April 2015, Statistics SA has announced.

Daily work commute: Lost productivity as exhaust fumes win the race.

2016-06-06 13:10

An economist uses data to draw a comparison of how long it takes people to get to work in SA's nine provinces, showing the high toll traffic takes on productivity.

Only Gauteng, Western Cape don't rely on income grants

2016-06-02 13:06

The Western Cape and Gauteng are the only two provinces where over two-thirds of households earn salaries as their main sources of income.

Commodity rout hits home as SA records output drop

2016-05-12 15:41

South Africa’s mining production fell the most since at least 1980 after the country’s biggest gold and platinum mines halted unprofitable output.

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40% of sexual assaults take place in the home

A survey released by the Statistician General has found that 4 out of 10 sexual assaults take place in the home.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Murder, assault and rape - the SA stats

2016-05-05 09:14

Stats SA have released their third in-depth analysis of the circumstances surrounding contact crime. View the key points of the report here.

Producer inflation slows to 7.1%

2016-04-28 15:07

South Africa's producer inflation slowed more than expected to 7.1% year-on-year in March from 8.1% in February, data shows.

Housing survey gives snapshot of how we live

2016-04-20 21:41

The number of households living in formal dwellings across South Africa increased from 76% in 2002 to 80% in 2014, according to the latest General Household Survey.

More households in formal dwellings - Stats SA

2016-04-20 17:21

The number of households in formal dwellings across South Africa has increased since 2002, according to the latest General Household Survey.

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