Double voting: Despite deviations, risks remain negligible - audit shows

2019-05-16 18:39

The Statistician-General's final report reveals that there was a negligible risk of double voting in the May 8, 2019 National and Provincial elections.

Economists predict slight increase in unemployment rate

2019-05-14 05:30

The country's unemployment rate was 27.1% at the end of the fourth quarter of 2018.

South Africa's economy grew by 0.8% in 2018

2019-03-05 11:37

South Africa's economy grew by 1.4% in the fourth quarter of 2018, Stats SA announced on Tuesday morning - slightly above the estimates of analysts.

Unemployment rate drops marginally to 27.1% at end of 2018 - Stats SA

2019-02-12 11:38

South Africa's unemployment rate decreased to 27.1% at the end of the fourth quarter of 2018, Stats SA has announced.

Annual manufacturing production shows uptick in November - Stats SA

2019-01-10 13:36

Year-on-year increases in the production of beverages, diary products and motor vehicles resulted in a 1.6% increase in SA's total manufacturing production for November 2018.

November inflation ticks slightly higher to 5.2%

2018-12-12 10:03

November inflation increased 0.1 of a percentage point to 5.2%.

Mining, manufacturing contribute to 16 000 jobs slide

2018-12-11 13:47

According to Statistics SA, the mining sector’s production showed a 0.5% increase in production year-on-year, while the sector contributed to the loss of 16 000 jobs in the third quarter of 2018.

Creating jobs is government’s most important task – Ramaphosa

2018-11-22 20:47

Addressing the National Council of Provinces, the president said that the state could only fulfill developmental mandate if the economy grows.

Annual retail sales grew 0.7% in September - Stats SA

2018-11-14 14:02

Retailers in the household furniture, appliances and equipment category showed the largest annual increase of 10.9%.

Mining production down 9.1% for August

2018-10-18 11:08

Stats SA announced that annual mining production had again decreased in August, with gold again taking a hit.


Unemployment rate rises to 27.6%, nears 15-year high

2019-05-14 11:36

South Africa's unemployment rate increased to 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019, Stats SA announced on Tuesday morning.

SA mining production slump continues – Stats SA

2019-03-14 21:04

Statistics South Africa announced a continued slide in local data mining production for January, though mineral sales spiked by over 20% year-on-year due to a strong increase in platinum group metals.

Stats SA expected to announce tepid GDP growth results for 2018

2019-03-05 05:30

Stats SA will announce SA's GDP figures for the fourth quarter of 2018 on Tuesday morning at 11:30 in Pretoria.

Producer price inflation at 5.2% for December

2019-01-31 12:21

Annual producer price inflation came in at 5.2% for December 2018, down from 6.8% y/y in the previous month, according to Stats SA.

PICS: See how much more you're paying for fuel, veggies, clothes - and even tea

2018-12-12 13:59

Statistics South Africa on Wednesday released consumer inflation data, which ticked up to 5.2%. Here's how much you're paying for goods and services compared to a year ago.

WATCH: South African gold output drops thirteenth straight month in October

2018-12-11 15:40

Gold production declined 15.1% from a year earlier, the Pretoria-based statistics office said on Tuesday. Total mining output rose 0.5%.

Jobless rate for youth with tertiary qualifications rises above 20%

2018-11-29 16:08

South Africa’s youth unemployment rate for those who have a tertiary qualification has increased to over 20%, showing that the SA labour market is having difficulty absorbing young workers, even when they possess qualifications.

Small boost for tourism accommodation in September

2018-11-20 15:56

Income from accommodation increased by 4.3% year-on-year in September 2018, according to Stats SA.

SA unemployment rate rises to 27.5% - Stats SA

2018-10-30 11:35

South Africa's unemployment rate has risen by 0.3% to 27.5% in the third quarter of 2018, Stats SA announced on Tuesday morning.

Crime by numbers – everything you need to know about the latest stats

2018-10-11 16:08

Thirty-three percent of households that reported housebreaking were satisfied with the police's response, states the Victims of Crime Survey for 2017/18.

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