Vavi: SA teetering on a knife-edge

2015-05-27 21:15

Statistics SA figures have revealed a horror story of unbelievably bad news for workers and the SA economy, says former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzema Vavi.

SA GDP increase slows to 1.3%

2015-05-26 11:38

South Africa's GDP has increased by 1.3% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2015, says Statistics SA statistician general Pali Lehohla.

Petrol price keeps fuelling inflation, says expert

2015-05-20 07:10

South Africa’s inflation rate is set to increase to 4.5% as a continued result of petrol hikes, says an inflation expert ahead of Stats SA's official results.

PPI increases to 3.1% in March

2015-04-30 12:09

South Africa's annual producer price inflation has increased to 3.1% year-on-year in March, from 2.6% in February, latest data show.

Volume of transported goods, income rise

2015-04-20 16:24

The volume of goods transported went up by 3.6% in February 2015 compared with February 2014 and the corresponding income by 4.2%, Statistics SA reports.

SA missing growth boat over jobless youth

2015-04-16 14:55

SA won't reap the "demographic dividend" of a growth spurt in the working age population because of high unemployment levels, says the statistician general.

Manufacturing production down 0.5%

2015-04-09 16:32

South African manufacturing production has decreased year-on-year in February after a revised contraction in January, says Statistics South Africa.

Stats SA: Nearly half of Gauteng pupils walk to school

2015-03-31 17:29

Nearly half of all school pupils in Gauteng walk to school, Statistics SA has said.

December PPI slows year-on-year

2015-01-29 12:08

South Africa's producer price inflation has slowed year-on-year in December, according to Stats SA.

Mining output slips

2015-01-20 12:16

Mining production decreased by 0.4% year-on-year in November 2014, Stats SA said in a statement after releasing its mining results for production and sales.


Annual SA employment increases by 1.8%

2015-05-26 17:17

South Africa’s employment rate has increased by 1.8% year-on-year to 15.5 million, according to statistician-general Pali Lehohla.

Petrol hikes hit inflation hard

2015-05-20 10:48

In line with an earlier prediction, South Africa’s inflation rate has increased to 4.5%, according to Statistics SA.

Zuma wrong on household electricity. About 50% of homes had access in 1994

2015-05-15 06:15

SA President Jacob Zuma claims that 34% of households has had access to electricity in 1994, available data suggests he is wrong.

Stats SA pleads for input on living conditions

2015-04-24 12:34

Statistics South Africa has launched an urgent appeal for South Africans to participate in a survey on their living conditions.

Mandela Bay residents afraid to go out after dark

2015-04-16 15:53

More residents of Nelson Mandela Bay are afraid to go out after dark than in any other metro in South Africa, according to a Statistics SA report.

Gold pulls SA mining production down

2015-04-09 16:58

Gold has been a significant negative contributor to SA's mining production for February, according to Stats SA.

SA sees drop in electricity production

2015-04-02 14:55

Over the last year, South Africa has seen a 2.1% drop in energy output at a time when the country is experiencing load shedding on a regular basis

Manufacturing, mining helped boost GDP in 2014

2015-02-24 19:07

The real gross domestic product has increased by 1.5% in 2014, after an increase of 2.2% in 2013, according to Statistics SA.

Petrol and food prices drive CPI down to 5.3%

2015-01-21 10:27

Stats SA has confirmed that the consumer price inflation has dropped to 5.3% in December 2014 from 5.8% in November 2014.

CPI inflation slows in November

2014-12-10 10:28

South Africa's headline consumer inflation has slowed to 5.8% year-on-year in November, in line with market forecasts.

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