Stats Sa

Economy rebounds but hold the champagne for now

Experts say the increase in GDP is largely a result of a decrease in load-shedding in the second quarter

Unemployment in South Africa is worse than you think

The unemployment figures in Statistics South Africa’s latest quarterly report are shocking, but 3.5-million people are missing from the official count

Unemployment rate at 29% — StatsSA

The number of South Africans without jobs now stands at 6.7-million

Leapfrogging into digital can give youth work

South Africa is in a good position to upskill employees and young people for the 21st century

No easy childhood for SA’s youth

Being a child in South Africa is difficult, but there are programmes that help them to survive and thrive

SA’s GDP slumps to its lowest in a decade

StatsSA released South Africa's economic output on Tuesday with the main contributors to the collapse being manufacturing, mining and agriculture

Service delivery improves overall, but with stark inequalities — StatsSA survey

The survey found marginal improvement in access to services on average but with persistent inequality across provinces and demographics

South Africa’s economy grows by 0.8% in 2018

South Africa's economy fell into a technical recession in the first half of 2018

Festive spending continues to boom amid tough economic climate

South Africans are spending more on festive goods such as food and beverages rather than more expensive goods. The proof is in the pudding

October retail sales accelerate to 2.2%

The highest annual growth was recorded for retailers in household furniture, appliances and equipment, which was up 10.1%

November inflation ticks slightly higher to 5.2%

In November inflation for goods increased by 5.3% year-on-year, from 5.1% in October, according to Stats SA

The manufacturing sector helps lift SA out of a recession

The 2.2% growth in the gross domestic product in the third quarter equates to an annualised 1.1% improvement from a year ago

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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