Average monthly earnings increase - Stats SA

2015-06-30 19:37

Average monthly earnings paid to employees in the formal non-agricultural sector increased by 0.2% between November 2014 and February 2015, says Stats SA.

Financial crisis hits SA youth the hardest

2015-06-29 17:57

The high rate of long-term unemployment among both young people and adults reflects the mismatch between skills and available jobs, a report by Statistics SA shows.

Over 77 000 SA youths died in 2013 - Stats SA

2015-06-29 12:34

A total of 77 822 South Africans between the ages of 15 and 34 died in 2013, and, of those, less than 30% were unnatural deaths, Statistics SA has revealed.

Annual agriculture survey is underway

2015-06-22 14:39

Stats SA is appealing for participation in the annual agricultural survey which is currently being conducted.

Manufacturing output slips, mining production rises

2015-06-11 13:57

Manufacturing production unexpectedly contracted by 2% year-on-year in April, while mining output lifted 7.7%, says Statistics South Africa.

Eskom's power plan could hurt municipalities

2015-06-05 19:22

A Stats SA report shows which councils are likely to feel the pinch from Eskom's electricity redistribution plan.

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.


Gauteng, W Cape lead on youth employment

2015-06-30 07:24

The youth unemployment rate has increased by the largest amount in Northern Cape and North West from 2008 to 2015, according to Statistics SA.

TB and HIV are highest causes of death among youth – Stats SA

2015-06-29 17:24

Tuberculosis and HIV-related illnesses were the two leading causes of death among young people in 2013, details released by Statistics South Africa have revealed.

Growth in tourism, food and beverages industry

2015-06-22 15:02

While the tourism and food and beverages sectors have increased their income year-on-year, the volume of goods transported decreased, according to Statistics SA.

Retail sales rise in April

2015-06-17 18:28

Retail sales grew 3.4% year-on-year in April, Statistics SA says.

Civil summonses for debt up by almost 10%

2015-06-05 21:15

In March 2015 there was an increase of 9.5% in the number of civil summonses issued for debt in SA, as compared to March 2014, according to a report released by Stats SA in May.

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.

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