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.

Housebreaking most feared crime - survey

2014-12-04 14:35

Most households in South Africa fear housebreaking the most compared to other crimes, according to the Stats SA Victims of Crimes Survey.

Economy set for 2.5% growth

2014-11-25 19:33

In the absence of another turbulent year in the labour market, the economy looks good for growth of around 2.5% in 2015, shows a business confidence index.

Liquidations decrease, says Stats SA

2014-11-24 19:58

The number of liquidations has decreased by 12% year-on-year, says Statistics South Africa.

Civil case debt decreases

2014-11-20 17:17

The total number of civil summonses issued for debt has decreased by 5.5% in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the same quarter last year, says Statistics SA.

October inflation flat at 5.9%

2014-11-19 10:44

Headline consumer inflation has been at 5.9% year-on-year in October, in line with market expectations and unchanged from September, says Statistics SA.

Transported goods increase, data shows

2014-11-17 15:45

The volume of freight transported goods increased by 7.5% in September 2014, compared with September last year, says Statistics SA.

22 000 jobs created, data shows

2014-10-30 15:54

A total of 22 000 jobs have been created between the second and third quarters of this year, with the construction industry being the biggest driver of employment.


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.

SA's October manufacturing slows

2014-12-09 14:07

South Africa's manufacturing production has slowed in line with expectations in October from a revised growth in September, says Statistics SA.

SA growth accelerates, but concern remains

2014-11-25 20:17

The gross domestic product has increased the third quarter, but Economist Razia Khan says figures for the mining and manufacturing sectors are disappointing.

Economy grows 1.4% in Q3

2014-11-25 12:26

South Africa's GDP has increased by an annualised 1.4% quarter-on-quarter in the third quarter of 2014, from a revised 0.5% in the second, says Stats SA.

Residential building left sector

2014-11-20 19:48

The real value of recorded building plans passed, at constant 2010 prices, increased by 2.2% year-on-year during January to September this year, Statistics SA says.

Private sector turns in R7trn - Stats SA

2014-11-19 15:24

Total turnover in the private sector economy increased by over 8% in the 2013 financial year, according to Statistics SA.

Food and beverage industry income rises

2014-11-17 16:45

The total income generated by the food and beverages industry has increased by 5.4% in September 2014, compared to September 2013, Statistics SA says.

Manufacturing production ticks up

2014-11-11 15:26

Year-on-year manufacturing production has increased by 8% in September 2014, says Statistics South Africa.

Private building plans increase in value

2014-10-17 17:25

The real value of recorded building plans have increased by 1.9% year-on-year during January to August this year, says Statistics SA.

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