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.

February manufacturing output up 1.9%

2016-04-07 14:09

Manufacturing output has grown by 1.9% year-on-year in February after contracting by a revised 2.6% in January.

Is state delaying job stats to avoid Budget headache?

2016-02-10 11:40

Economist Mike Schüssler has questioned the postponement of the release of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey until the day after the National Budget.

Use of production capacity decreases - Stats SA

2016-02-04 19:53

The decrease of the utilisation of production capacity in SA has mainly been due to an increase in insufficient demand, according to Stats SA.

PPI increases to 4.8% in December

2016-01-28 19:58

South Africa's annual producer price index for final manufactured goods was 4.8% in December 2015 compared with 4.3% in November.

Mining production, sales on the decline

2016-01-14 12:25

November's annualised mining production dropped by 0.8%, while October's mineral sales decreased by 2.8%, according to Stats SA.

Employment up by 0.1% - StatsSA

2015-12-15 16:08

The number of employees in SA economy has increased by 0.1% in the third quarter of 2015, according to a Stats SA’s Quarterly Employment Statistics survey.

SA tourism income increases

2015-12-07 18:34

Total income for the tourist accommodation industry has increased in October 2015 compared with October 2014, says Statistics SA.


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.

Big drop in SA inflation amid rising food costs

2016-04-20 10:03

CPI decelerated from 7% in February to 6.3% in March, Statistics SA has announced, while food costs in March were nearly 10% higher than in March 2015.

Retail sales could mean more gloom to come

2016-02-17 15:01

The latest retail trade statistics could indicate a less optimistic outlook for the year ahead, warns an industry economist.

Certain provinces struggling to cope with rocketing food costs

2016-02-10 06:54

The rand’s diminished buying power together with a prolonged drought has left certain provinces struggling to keep up with rocketing food costs.

Electricity production, consumption decreases

2016-02-04 17:17

Both electricity production and consumption decreased in South Africa in December, according to Statistics SA.

Chinese tourism to SA picking up again

2016-01-18 17:27

The number of Chinese tourists who visited South Africa in October 2015 increased by 85.6% compared to October 2014, says Statistics SA.

Manufacturing production dropped by 1% in November

2016-01-12 13:09

Manufacturing production decreased by 1% in November 2015 compared with November 2014, says Stats SA.

Retail trade sales increase for October

2015-12-09 17:15

Despite depressed economic conditions, measured in real terms, retail trade sales increased by 3.3% year-on-year in October 2015, Statistics SA has announced.

South Africans feel unsafe in their neighbourhoods - StatsSA

2015-12-01 15:43

A large number South Africans feel unsafe in their own neighbourhoods because of the fear that crime has increased, according to Statistics SA.

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