South Africans can expect to see a continued loss of jobs when Statistics South Africa releases the Quarterly Employment Statistics later this week, while the Producer Price Inflation is expected to ease for the month of August.
New figures from Statistics South Africa show a decline in free basic services, as more services are being extended to homes across the country.
Stats SA Chief Director Isabelle Schmidt says there’s a gap between different population groups in terms of access to higher education. According to the Statistics South Africa General Household Survey of 2018, more South Africans have greater access to basic education since its inception in 2002.
The standard of living for South African Households has improved since 2002.
Three important data due out this week is expected to shine the spotlight on the current state of the economy.
According to Stats SA, the South African economy grew by 1,4% in the fourth quarter of 2018 contributing to an overall growth rate of 0,8% for the entire year.
South Africa’s unemployment remains one of the highest in the world despite some improvement in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Two schools in Port Elizabeth have become the beneficiaries of state of the art technology donated by Statistics South Africa.
South Africa’s Multidimensional Poverty Measure has improved 18% in 2001 to 7% this year. That’s according to Statistician General, Risenga Maluleke.