Key national statistics on demographic and economic indicators such as Gross Domestic Product (GDP), or unemployment and population statistics. See our methodology section for more information.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 1
|Downloadable at once||No||Update: amended to no as latest unemployment & population rates were found across multiple PDF documents|
|Up-to-date||Yes||Update: quarterly labour force survey includes unemployment, GDP quarterly, population twice yearly|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||CSV, XLS||Update: latest statistics in PDF reports/public releases|
|findable_steps||A quick google search and prior knowledge on statistics data sources.|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|collector_name||Statistics South Africa, South African Reserve Bank, Republic of South Africa National Department of Trade and Industry, Republic of South Africa National Treasury|
|characteristics||Gross Domestic Product, National unemployment, National population|
|location||http://www.statssa.gov.za/ - Statistics South Africa, https://www.resbank.co.za/Research/Statistics/Pages/Sta - South African Reserve Bank, http://tradestats.thedti.gov.za/ReportFolders/reportFol - Republic of South Africa National Department of Trade and Industry,, http://www.treasury.gov.za/publications/tax%20statistic - Republic of South Africa National Treasury, http://www.statssa.gov.za/?page_id=737&id=1 - Labour data, http://www.statssa.gov.za/?page_id=1854&PPN=P0441&SCH=6 - GDP data, http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P0302/P03022016. - Latest population data||Update: added links to labour, GDP, and population data|
This submission is valid, thank you Tricia Govindasamy for contributing to the Global Open Data Index. Website does contain up to date data but difficult to find all in one location, often displayed only as graph rather than link to a data set or report.