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.

Annual manufacturing production shows 1.3% increase for August

2018-10-11 14:37

Increases in the production volume of steel, iron and machinery, as well as food and beverages, offset declines in electrical machinery, radios and television.

SA lost 69 000 jobs in second quarter - Stats SA

2018-09-26 11:45

Employment in SA's non-agricultural formal sector dropped by 69 000 between March and June 2018, Stats SA reported in its latest Quarterly Employment Statistics bulletin.

Another bad month for mining production in July - Stats SA

2018-09-13 11:59

There was no respite for South Africa's miners in July, as Stats SA announced yet another fall in production when compared to a year ago.

Manufacturing production up 2.9% in July

2018-09-11 13:51

Manufacturing production increased by 2.9% in July, boosted by growth in vehicle and parts sales, figures released by Stats SA a showed.


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.

Liquidations, insolvencies drop - but the news is mixed

2018-10-03 22:08

Liquidations and insolvencies have both decreased sharply year-on-year, despite an overall increase in liquidations in the first eight months of 2018.

Boost for local SA travel - but tourists are spending less

2018-09-13 22:34

Domestic tourism in South Africa has seen a major shift from 2016 to 2017, Statistics SA revealed on Thursday.

Retail trade sales up by 1.3% as appliances, clothing show growth - Stats SA

2018-09-12 13:27

Stats SA says growth in sales of household furniture and appliances, as well as textiles, clothing and footwear, pushed overall sales into positive territory during July 2017.

Nene calls for calm as Ramaphosa dodges recession, lauds China

2018-09-04 23:35

The president steered clear of touching the issue of SA's recession when he fielded questions from Chinese media in Beijing on Tuesday night.

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