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.

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.


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.

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.

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