Factory output is looking good as the rand's decline has boosted revenue from exports.
South African household expenditure increased 24.6% between 2005/2006 and 2010/2011, Stats South Africa said.
Statistics South Africa says the consumer price inflation rate accelerated to 5.5% year-on-year in September.
The latest Statistics South Africa figures suggest social grants and a large public service are taking their toll on government coffers.
The headline inflation rate for April 2012 was 6.1%, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday.
The eurozone crisis should steal the show this week, while in SA the Reserve Bank is considering interest rates, and inflation is in the spotlight.
Beyond French election results, central bank speeches in the US, production figures in Europe and key releases in SA, it will be an interesting week.
Corruption Watch shows massive gaps between the public's experience of JMPD corruption and the metro cops' recognition of the problem.
Statistics have shown a slump in the establishment of new businesses, but experts say they have just gone under the radar.
At a time when job creation is the focus of economic policy, a colossal fight is brewing over the reliability of employment statistics in SA.
South Africa aims to create five million jobs by 2020 but has only created 624 000 in the last decade, according to a survey released on Monday.
Good figures from last year suggest that 2012 is likely to be even better.
A Statistics SA survey has shown the formal non-agriculture sector has seen a rise of 59 000 jobs for the third quarter of the year.
Stats SA has revealed that the number of deaths registered in 2009 dropped by 3.8% from 2008 with TB as the main cause of death by natural causes.
Statistics South Africa says Consumer Price Inflation accelerated in October to 6% year-on-year after economists expected growth to reach 5.9%.
The M&G, in association with Stats SA is hosting a series of Business Breakfasts ahead of the 2011 census.
Fewer companies closed down in April 2011 compared to the same month last year, Statistics South Africa said on Monday.
Economists are raising alarm over losses in the private sector and growth in government jobs.