Stats SA

Tech firms contribute to SA’s dire unemployment stats

Unemployment in the country rose to 30.1% in the first quarter of 2020, with a number of local ICT firms having let go of thousands of employees.


SA public can share COVID-19 views online

Stats SA introduces an online survey to determine the impact of the coronavirus on the local population.

Oct 7, 2019

TV white space overcomes WiFi limitations

TVWS could transform the way citizens buy and use wireless Internet across the African continent, according to Axiz and ICCN.


UCT Web tool drills into income inequality

The university's research unit wants to challenge people's perceptions about South African society with regards to income inequality.

Jun 22, 2018

Access to cellphones, Internet ticks up in SA

Statistics SA's latest General Household Survey shows 88% of households had access to at least one cellphone in 2017, up from 87% the year before.

Feb 22, 2018

Census says goodbye to paper

Stats SA incorporates technology for the 2021 head count of the country's population and households.

Jun 5, 2017

Mobile Internet use on the rise: survey

Zenith media consumption forecast 2017 report shows the spread of mobile technology has given a boost to overall media consumption.


Number of SA Internet users ticks up

Households with at least one Internet user have grown by 6%, Stats SA survey reveals.


Only 3.5% of SA's households don't have phones

Almost all of South African households now exclusively use cellular phones, while Internet accessibility is still catching up, says Stats SA.


Tech under spotlight as SA hosts world data forum

Thousands of experts from around the world are in South Africa to find ways of using technology to capture data more accurately.


SA's Internet user numbers surge

The connectivity figure crosses the mid-way threshold, with Stats SA showing 53% of South African households have at least one member with Internet access.


KTS wins contract to pay Stats SA workers

The company will be involved in the Census 2011 to be conducted by Statistics South Africa in October 2011.

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