Tourists to SA have been in decline - but Cape Town says it’s expecting 50,000 British tourists in 3 months

2019-12-24 15:18

Stats SA announced that international tourists arrivals declined by 5% in July 2019 compared to 2018.

Stats SA is looking for hundreds of young workers for an upcoming census – and you have only 5 more days to apply

2019-09-09 12:37

Statistics South Africa especially wants young people to apply, in order to learn and gain valuable experience in the data environment.

SA adds 22 000 jobs in first quarter of 2019 - Stats SA

2019-06-25 11:40

Stats SA has published its latest Quarterly Employment Statistics bulletin, which gives an overview of employment in SA's non-agricultural formal sector.

Crime increasing, faith in cops decreasing - Stats SA

2018-10-11 15:31

The general level of crime as estimated by the Victims of Crime Survey has been on the decline over the past five years, but increased in 2016/17 and 2017/18, Stats SA says.

‘I will keep Stats SA free’

2017-11-12 06:00

Risenga Maluleke started his tenure at the head of the organisation this month with a promise that it will remain independent of political forces.

Inflation soars to 6.8% in December

2017-01-18 10:10

Inflation in December 2016 peaked at 6.8%, with an average 0.4% increase in prices between November 2016 and December 2016, says Statistics SA.

StatsSA's new R1.4bn HQ boasts green features

2016-12-12 18:46

Statistics South Africa’s new R1.4bn home is a certified green building, equipped with solar power appliances.

SA to exhaust gold reserves in 38 years

2016-11-20 12:45

Gold production has come down more than 50% in a decade.


South African women are still paid less than men, and other areas where women face discrimination

2019-11-15 16:10

While women still experience inequality, the gap is closing in some aspects.

Census 2021: Statistics SA is looking for thousands of workers

2019-07-26 12:32

In 2011, Statistics employed 160,000 contract workers, who were paid between R5,000 and R7,000 each.

This is the share of South Africans who now own property

2019-05-28 19:51

Women are more likely to own houses than men.

Manufacturing production on the rise

2018-03-13 19:23

Stats SA says manufacturing production increased by 2.5% in January 2018, up from 1.8% in December last year.

Low growth to weigh heavily on jobs – analysts

2017-06-02 05:00

The unemployment rate is expected to remain high as economic growth continues to lag.

Chamber of Mines challenges UN report on gold exports

2016-12-14 17:22

Research commissioned by the Chamber of Mines points out flaws to a previous study implying that misinvoicing of gold commodities in South Africa amounts to $78.2bn.

SA platinum production plummets 12%

2016-12-08 12:32

Mining production fell by 2.9% in the past year, mainly owing to a drop in platinum metals production, according to Statistics South Africa.

Stats SA data survey goes digital

2016-04-19 10:15

Statistics South Africa is ­conducting a community survey across the country involving ­surveyors going door-to-door to gather information.

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