October inflation accelerates to 6.4%

2016-11-23 10:46

South Africa's annual consumer price index accelerated to 6.4% in October 2016, according to Statistics South Africa.

Matthew Lester on #FeesMustFall: Some shocking numbers

2016-11-07 20:40

There are rich and poor students, and there are also rich and poor universities. Watch Matthew Lester crunch numbers and reach some startling conclusions.

The case of Thuli and Mr Moroka’s broken taxi

2016-10-16 09:06

The Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela, stepped down on Friday, leaving South Africans from all walks of life with a rich and lived experience of practices and principles of humility, justice, democracy and the law.

August inflation drops below 6%

2016-09-21 10:11

Statistics South Africa has announced that the country's annual consumer price index was 5.9% in August 2016, down from 6.0% in July.

This is what shack life in the Karoo is like

2016-07-27 11:21

A 26-year-old single mother of four children is one of the small minority living in shacks on the outer edges of the Beaufort West suburb Mandlenkosi.

Inflation hits 6.3% as prices rise across the board

2016-07-20 10:39

Prices for consumer goods and services in June 2016 were up across the board, according to Statistics SA.

April wholesale trade sales jump 5.7% y/y

2016-06-15 10:31

Wholesale trade sales increased by 5.7% in April 2016 compared with April 2015, Statistics SA has announced.

Daily work commute: Lost productivity as exhaust fumes win the race.

2016-06-06 13:10

An economist uses data to draw a comparison of how long it takes people to get to work in SA's nine provinces, showing the high toll traffic takes on productivity.

Only Gauteng, Western Cape don't rely on income grants

2016-06-02 13:06

The Western Cape and Gauteng are the only two provinces where over two-thirds of households earn salaries as their main sources of income.

Commodity rout hits home as SA records output drop

2016-05-12 15:41

South Africa’s mining production fell the most since at least 1980 after the country’s biggest gold and platinum mines halted unprofitable output.


Unemployment hits 13-year high

2016-11-22 12:33

Unemployment in South Africa has risen to 27.1% in the third quarter of 2016 with 5.9 million people without work - the highest number since 2003, says Statistics South Africa.

Increased income for tourism accommodation

2016-10-24 13:36

Total income for the tourist accommodation industry in South Africa has increased by 3.5% in August 2016 compared with August 2015, says Statistics SA.

SA earns R2.2trn from manufacturing

2016-09-26 10:55

The country's total income derived from the manufacturing industry has risen by 9.4% from 2011 to 2014, but the sector has also recorded a loss of 246 000 jobs.

Manufacturing output down 0.4%, misses estimates

2016-09-08 16:01

The Manufacturing output has expanded to 0.4% year-on-year in July, well below the expected output after rising by revised 4.7% in June, according to Stats SA.

Public sector capex tops R1trn in five years

2016-07-26 15:32

The public sector’s capital expenditure increased by R14bn to R272bn in 2015 alone, according to a report released by Statistics SA.

SA May retail sales beat expectations

2016-07-13 18:37

South African retail sales have risen more than expected in May to their strongest level in more than two years.

SA's economy shrinks by 1.2% in first quarter of 2016

2016-06-08 11:30

South Africa has recorded a negative growth rate of -1.2% in the first quarter of 2016, according to the latest figures released by Stats SA.

Electricity connections rise to 85.5%

2016-06-02 19:57

Eskom has taken credit for accelerating the number of households connected to the power grid, after Stats SA revealed levels increased to 85.5% in 2015.

PPI slows to 7% in April

2016-05-26 12:02

SA's producer price index increased by 7% increase in April, a slight decrease from the 7.1% increase recorded in March, Stats SA has announced.

The majority of murders are committed by 15-34 year olds

A survey released by the Statistician General has found that 57.8% of murders are committed by people between the ages of 15 and 34.

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