Census 2011

Was Census 2011 sucessful?

With a cost of around R3-billion, one of the questions raised is whether the census was a success.

The changing labour market

How and when South Africa works has been measured.

Trends in education

The critical nature of education is reflected in the numerous debates and high media profile around the current situation and potential futures.

The South African numbers story

The counting of the country's people goes beyond government planning to understanding who we are, where we are and where we are going.

Census 2011 irregularities: Top officials pressured

A former senior StatsSA official has broken cover to reveal deep internal divisions in the audit process for Census 2011.

Census 2011: Blame migrant white males, not the stats

Anomalies in the recent census do not necessarily mean that the figures themselves are wrong, writes Phil Harrison.

A country in a state of influx

South Africans are flocking to urban areas in search of a better life and are putting strain on scarce resources, writes Lynley Donnelly.

Census 2011: Anomalies could disadvantage some provinces

The census results mean a huge shift in the amount of money disbursed, which will have a major effect on some regions, writes Phillip de Wet.

Census 2011: A trend in the right direction

Wealth and wellbeing are still dramatically skewed along racial and gender lines in South Africa, according to census data.

Is Census 2011 accurate? Still depends on who you ask

The census is solid, Statistics South Africa says. But its critics are still not agreeing.

Census 2011: 50 years for blacks to catch up

If the trends of the last decade hold true, the average black family can expect to start earning the same as the average white family after 2061.

Census shows high migration to Gauteng

According to Census 2011 results, almost half the people living in Gauteng were not born in the province.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world