Food and drink sector income jumps in December, accommodation lags

2019-02-18 21:59

Stats SA says total income generated by the food and beverages industry increased by 2.8% in 2018 compared with 2017.

Headline PPI almost unchanged at 6.2% in September - Stats SA

2018-10-25 14:19

SA's headline producer price index inflation for September was 6.2%, compared to 6.3% for August.

Trade surplus dips in April

2018-05-31 20:04

South Africa recorded a R1.14bn year-on-year trade balance surplus for April, lower than the R4.26bn recorded in April 2017, according to Statistics South Africa.

I was never asked to change a number, says outgoing Stats SA boss

2017-10-31 16:49

At no point during his reign as head of Statistics South Africa did government ask him to change a number, says outgoing statistician general Pali Lehohla.

Jobs - not grants - only way out of poverty, says Pali Lehohla

2017-08-07 11:58

Poverty can’t be resolved by social grants, but only when people are productive and working, says statistician general Pali Lehohla.

PPI declines marginally in June

2017-07-27 12:25

The headline producer price index, which measures changes in the prices of locally produced goods, fell slightly to 4.0% in June 2017, Statistics South Africa says.

People staying in jobs for longer – Stats SA

2015-02-10 19:03

The amount of time people stay in their jobs in South Africa has increased since 2008, Statistics SA says.

Province with most 'legal' drivers named

2014-07-21 13:08

How many South African road users have licences? The annual SA national travel survey reveals telling statistics on driving licence holders. Find out how your province fared!


Headline PPI rises to 6.9% for October, highest in 22 months

2018-11-29 11:44

October's year-on-year producer price inflation for final manufactured goods has come in at 6.9%, the highest annual increase since December 2016.

Tourist accommodation hit as cash-strapped consumers cut back on travel

2018-09-17 20:14

Stats SA says income for tourist accommodation slumped year-on-year as cash-strapped consumers cut back on travel.

Mining production jumps 3.1 % y/y in February: StatsSA

2018-04-12 18:17

Mining production increased by 3.1% year-on-year in February, boosted by diamond, iron ore, manganese and coal, figures released by Statistic South Africa showed.

More than 50% of South Africans are living below poverty line - Stats SA

Statistics South Africa released the 'Poverty trends in South Africa: An examination of absolute poverty between 2006 and 2015' report on Tuesday, revealing a startling increase in poverty rates. Watch.

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Migrants flock to Gauteng, Western Cape - Stats SA

2017-07-31 21:30

Gauteng and the Western Cape are expected to see the largest inflow of migrants for the years between 2016 and 2021, says Statistics SA.

Retail trade sales up - StatsSA

2015-02-18 21:46

Retail trade sales increased by 3.4% year-on-year in December, Statistics SA says.

SA's December manufacturing output up

2015-02-10 15:00

SA's manufacturing production was up 1.1% year-on-year in December after a revised 1.9% contraction in November, Statistics South Africa says.

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