ARTICLES RELATING TO STATISTICS SA

Inflation falls to 4.5% for December

2019-01-23 10:06

Inflation for December moderated to 4.5%, in line with market expectations.

Motor trade sales up 5% in June - Stats SA

2018-08-16 12:59

Motor trade sales increased by 5% year-on-year in June 2018 measured in current prices, according to Statistics SA.

SA gold mining production down 16.2% in a year - StatsSA

2018-07-12 13:36

South African mining production is down, according to a new Statistics SA report, with the largest negative contributors being gold, coal and manganese ore.

Annual percentage change in PPI 3.7% - Stats SA

2018-04-26 13:23

The annual percentage change in the Producer Price Index for final manufactured goods was 3.7% in March 2018 compared with 4.2% in February 2018, says Stats SA.

Mining production increased 2.4% y/y in January - Stats SA

2018-03-15 19:32

Mining production increased by 2.4% year-on-year in January, boosted by iron ore and other non-metallic minerals, figures released on Thursday by Statistics South Africa showed.

GDP growth in 2017 better than expected - Stats SA

2018-03-06 11:37

The SA economy grew by 1.3% in 2017, exceeding National Treasury’s expectation of 1% growth announced during the National Budget Speech in February, says Statistics SA

Unemployment at record high for third quarter in a row

2017-10-31 11:30

The unemployment rate in South Africa was stable at 27.7% for the third quarter in a row, although still at record high levels last seen in 2003, says Statistics South Africa.

Diamonds shine amid mining sales, output drop

2017-08-10 18:03

Platinum has been the biggest culprit responsible for the drop in mining production in June which fell by 0.8% compared to the same period last year.

More black women getting driver's licences - StatsSA

2016-11-24 08:04

Between 2003 and 2013, there has been a 122% increase in the number of black women who got driver’s licences, according to Statistics South Africa’s latest report on Gender Patterns in Transport.

Income from food and beverages decreases

2016-10-24 14:13

Measured in real terms total income generated by the food and beverages industry has decreased in August 2016 compared with August 2015, says Statistics SA.

 

Inflation hits 5.1% in July - Stats SA

2018-08-22 10:57

Consumer price inflation has increased to 5.1% in July, up from 4.6% in June, says Statistics SA.

Retail trade sales, inflation mean SARB likely to keep rates steady - analysts

2018-07-18 16:18

Weak retail sales and a better-than-expected June inflation number suggest the SARB may keep interest rates unchanged, says an FNB analyst.

Low demand causes under-utilisation of manufacturing capacity

2018-05-04 14:08

Insufficient demand remains by far the biggest reason for the under-utilisation of capacity by large manufacturers in South Africa, a survey by Statistics South Africa shows.

PPI down in February - Stats SA

2018-03-29 13:51

The latest Producer Price Index released by Statistics SA shows that PPI fell to 4.2% year-on-year in February from 5.1% y/y in January.

Experts welcome GDP growth, point to what still needs to be done

2018-03-06 21:00

A modest growth recovery is anticipated for the SA economy, but the implementation of structural reform is necessary to propel it to higher growth over time.

JUST IN: Inflation for 2017 remains within target band

2018-01-24 10:21

The Consumer Price Index for December was 4.7%, while the annual average inflation for 2017 was 5.3%, according to data from Statistics South Africa.

All eyes on South Africa's latest job numbers

2017-10-31 07:36

All eyes will be on Statistics South Africa this morning when the entity will announce South Africa’s job statistics for the third quarter of 2017 at around 11:00 in Cape Town.

SA sees small rise in job numbers

2017-04-07 12:53

Employment in SA has increased by 90 000 in a one-year period, although the mining and transport sectors recorded job losses, the latest employment survey shows.

Western Cape residents have the most improved drinking water

2016-11-23 22:03

The Western Cape has the highest rate of universal access to improved drinking water sources in the country, says Statistics SA.

Volume of goods transported increases

2016-10-24 13:52

The volume of goods transported has increased by 8.9% in August 2016 compared with August 2015, says Statistics SA.

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