More fuel price hikes: 'Motorists have felt the pain' - Stats SA

2018-05-24 19:00

SA motorists will need to brace themselves as fuel prices are expected to increase at the end of May 2018. We've listed a few tips to help you save fuel.

March retail trade sales up by 4.8%

2018-05-17 07:41

Statistics South Africa has announced a 4.8% year-on-year increase in retail trade sales in March 2018.

Higher rate of unnatural deaths among men – StatsSA

2018-03-27 20:19

The distribution of non-natural causes of death in 2016 shows that there were 39 395 male deaths, 71.1% more than the 11 402 deaths observed among females, says a Statistics South Africa report.

SA economy added 81 000 jobs between Sept and Dec - StatsSA

2018-03-27 11:50

According to Statistics SA's latest employment survey, the trade sector added the most jobs, while employment fell in construction and mining.

SA Victims of Crime Survey 2017: How many victims report vehicle crimes?

2018-02-21 10:36

'Vehicle related crime accounts for about 14.7% of all household crime,' reports Stats SA. We take a look at how many of these crimes are reported, gender ownership, and the percentage of car ownership in population groups.

Tourism income from camping sites almost doubles - Stats SA

2018-01-22 22:00

The tourism sector's income from caravan parks and camping sites almost doubled in November, the latest data from Statistics South Africa shows.

GDP data provides some hope to disheartened South Africans

2017-12-05 18:50

Economists warned that while Tuesday's GDP figures provided some relief in a tough year, South Africa was not out of the woods by a long shot.

Inflation eases to 4.8%

2017-11-22 10:13

Consumer Price Inflation eased to 4.8% for October, data from Statistics SA shows.

Dictators don't come from the sky!

2017-10-22 06:07

Patronage and rent-seeking that benefit friends and family are some of the indications of a slide away from democracy, writes Chris Maxon.

Scope for rate cuts closing

2017-10-18 13:47

The scope for further rate cuts is diminishing as the Reserve Bank may choose to wait on the back of event risk, says an economist.

 

INFOGRAPHIC: Twelve products costing you over 6% more than a year ago

2018-05-24 11:16

Statistics South Africa has released the April Consumer Price Inflation index, showing that costs increased 4.5% year-on-year. Here's what you’re paying more – and less – for.

Dlamini-Zuma: SA needs credible stats for better life for all

2018-05-10 05:59

Minister in the Presidency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has told Parliament how Statistics South Africa intends to use its R2.2bn budget for 2018/19.

These are now the top natural killers in South Africa

2018-03-27 12:29

The "Mortality and Causes of Death" report shows TB remains the top killer in SA – just as long as you ignore accidents and assault.

Boost in household goods lifts retail trade sales

2018-03-22 14:09

Retail trade sales increased by 3.1% year-on-year in January 2018 in real terms, says Statistics SA.

Unemployment rate drops to 26.7%

2018-02-13 11:35

The unemployment rate declined to 26.7% in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Ramaphosa lead, surprise GDP data boost rand

2017-12-05 22:45

The rand rallied on better than expected GDP figures, but mostly because Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is in front in the race for leadership of the ruling party at the ANC's elective conference later this month.

GDP surprise: SA economy grows 2% in third quarter

2017-12-05 11:51

South Africa’s economy grew by 2% in the third quarter of 2017, on the back of a strong performance in the agricultural sector.

SA students still facing a tough time - vice-chancellor

2017-10-24 19:57

South African students are still having a tough time despite an income increase at higher education institutions, Tshwane University of Technology’s vice-chancellor has said.

Lehohla hands over the Stats SA reins

2017-10-22 06:00

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe this week announced that Risenga Maluleke had been appointed as the new Statistician-General and head of Stats SA.

Inflation accelerates to 5.1%

2017-10-18 10:11

Inflation increased to 5.1% for September 2017, according to data from Statistics South Africa.

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