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.

Tertiary institutions rack up R113m cash deficit

2014-10-15 19:24

The cash deficit for higher education institutions is R113m for the 2013 financial year, Statistics SA says.

Mining income was R408bn: Stats SA

2014-09-29 17:59

The total income for the mining industry in 2012 was R408bn with platinum making the highest contribution, statistician general Pali Lehohla says.

Stats SA: Fewer people dying in SA

2014-09-04 14:46

The number of people dying in South Africa is dwindling, Statistician General Pali Lehohla says.

Headline producer inflation slows

2014-08-28 12:13

South Africa's headline producer inflation has slowed year-on-year in July from 8.1% in June, says Statistics SA.

SA June factory output up 0.5% year-on-year

2014-08-07 14:45

SA's manufacturing production unexpectedly grew by 0.5% year-on-year in volume terms in June after contracting by a revised 3.8% in May, Stats SA says.

Most immigrants to SA from Zimbabwe

2014-07-15 15:21

Zimbabwe contributes the greatest number of immigrants to South Africa, Statistician General Pali Lehohla says.

JSE set for another bumpy ride

2014-05-11 17:30

Investors can expect another volatile week which will, at least, offer them some opportunities to pick up some of the shares on their buying list at better prices.

Capetonians outliving Tshwane counterparts

2014-03-18 18:18

Capetonians have a longer life span than Tshwane residents, Statistics SA says.

SA's factory output up in January

2014-03-13 15:25

South Africa's manufacturing output rose year-on-year in volume terms in January, says Statistics South Africa.

Rand steady ahead of CPI data

2014-02-19 09:49

The rand was steady against the dollar, amid hesitant trading before the release of January consumer inflation data.

PPI accelerates more than expected

2014-01-30 12:56

South Africa's headline producer inflation has accelerated more than expected year-on-year in December, says Statistics SA.

PPI slows to 6.3%

2013-11-28 12:20

Producer inflation slowed to 6.3% in October from 6.7% in September, Statistics South Africa says.

Manufacturing rakes in R1.67trn

2013-11-26 12:24

Statistics SA says income in the manufacturing sector was R1.67trn in 2011, with coke and petroleum products topping the list in terms of income.

PPI remains steady at 6.7%

2013-10-31 12:21

Headline producer inflation was unchanged at 6.7% year-on-year in September compared with August, Statistics South Africa says.

Producer inflation quickens

2013-08-29 11:53

South Africa's headline producer inflation has risen more than expected to 6.6% year-on-year in July from 5.9% in June, Statistics South Africa says.

Corporal punishment on the rise - survey

2013-08-22 19:24

Corporal punishment of school pupils is on the rise in the Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga, reveals Statistics SA's latest General Household Survey.

Marcus begs firms to employ youth

2013-07-31 15:21

A major concern is that the length of time people remain unemployed keeps increasing, according to SA Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus.


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.

SA mining output falls 10.1% in August

2014-10-09 13:28

South Africa's mining output has fallen year-on-year in August, from a revised 7% in July, says Statistics SA.

Retail sales bounce back at 2.4%

2014-09-17 13:40

Retail sales have risen 2.4% year-on-year in July, above market expectations, compared with a 0.9% contraction in June.

Use of bucket toilets increased in 3 provinces

2014-08-28 21:01

The use of the bucket toilet system has increased in three provinces between 2012 and 2013, according to a Statistics SA report released.

Survey to measure poverty in SA

2014-08-27 15:41

Statistics SA will conduct a survey to measure the level of poverty and inequality in the country.

SA's jobless rate increases

2014-07-29 13:33

South Africa's unemployment rate has lifted in the second quarter of 2014, data shows.

Surprise slowdown in producer inflation

2014-06-26 12:08

South Africa's headline producer inflation has surprised to the downside in May, slowing year-on-year, says Statistics SA.

SA's headline PPI quickens

2014-03-27 12:38

Headline producer inflation quickened year-on-year in February, says Statistics South Africa.

Surprise growth spurt for SA

2014-02-25 11:51

Economic growth has quickened more than expected in the fourth quarter of 2013, says Statistics South Africa.

Mining output climbs 4%

2014-02-13 17:15

South Africa's total mining production grew by 4% last year compared to 2012, according to Statistics SA.

Retail sales climb 4% in November

2014-01-15 14:11

Retail sales grew more than expected at 4.2% in November from a revised 1.4% in October, according to data from Statistics South Africa.

GDP grows 0.7%

2013-11-26 12:52

South Africa's real gross domestic product has risen 0.7% during the third quarter of 2013, Statistics SA says.

Black children far worse off - Stats SA

2013-11-18 15:18

Huge disparities in the living conditions of black and white infants have been highlighted in a report released by Statistics SA.

Manufacturing output climbs

2013-09-11 13:52

Manufacturing output has increased by 5.4% year-on-year in volume terms in July from a revised 0.5% in June, Statistics South Africa says.

We love our TV, work not so much

2013-08-28 20:12

Watching television is among the top three favourite pastimes of South Africans, a Statistics SA report says.

June retail sales growth slows

2013-08-14 15:13

Growth in South Africa's retail sales was at 1.9% year-on-year in June from a revised 6.0% in May, says Statistics South Africa.

Govt injects R202bn into economy in 2012

2013-07-31 12:14

Latest figures show that the government has spent more than R202bn on the economy in 2012, with the bulk of the money going into new construction projects.

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