Stats SA on Tuesday released the annual non-financial census of municipalities, a survey that reflects selected aspects of service delivery.
About 15.7-million work, 5.7-million don't, but the numbers depend on the definition of employment.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) claimed that 60% of SA workers earn R5 000 a month or less. Is the ANC alliance partner right?
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says SA’s high rate of joblessness could be solved with better skills training at tertiary institutions.
While South African life expectancy dropped between 1990 and 2013, the are signs of hope again.
Unemployment on the rise, contraceptives for students and SA would totally dig to host the Commonwealth Games, according to the minister of selfies.
South Africa's latest mining and manufacturing data are the highlights of an otherwise light domestic economic calendar this week.
With only 3.2% of black youth attending university and trade schools closed, SA cannot generate the high-level skills needed to get the economy going.
Overall unemployment has increased to 25.2% in the first quarter of this year, according to a Stats SA report.
There are fewer people living in poverty in SA, according to trends in poverty and inequality between 2006 and 2011, says the statistician general.
Statistics South Africa says mortality figures show Capetonians have a longer life span that Tshwane residents.
From Stats SA's GDP data release, which might address auto and mining sector issues, to housing market reports in the US, here's your economic guide.
South Africa lost 28 000 nonagricultural jobs in the second quarter of the year despite economic growth.
With a cost of around R3-billion, one of the questions raised is whether the census was a success.
How and when South Africa works has been measured.
The critical nature of education is reflected in the numerous debates and high media profile around the current situation and potential futures.
The counting of the country's people goes beyond government planning to understanding who we are, where we are and where we are going.
A former senior StatsSA official has broken cover to reveal deep internal divisions in the audit process for Census 2011.
Do the world's central banks plan to restart the printing presses? The question has preoccupied markets for months. This week may yield some clues.