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South African Statistics, 2013

Pali Lehohla Statistician-General Statistics South Africa 2013

Published by Statistics South Africa, Private Bag X44, Pretoria 0001 © Statistics South Africa, 2013 Data from this publication may be reproduced, applied or processed, provided Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) is acknowledged as the original source of the data; that it is specified that the application and/or analysis is the result of the user's independent processing of the data; and that neither the basic data nor any reprocessed version or application thereof may be sold or offered for sale in any form whatsoever without the prior permission of Stats SA. Stats SA Library Cataloguing-in-Publication (CIP) Data South African Statistics 2009 / Statistics South Africa. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa, 2013 1 vol. (various paging) Previous title: South African Statistics 1995 = Suid-Afrikaanse Statistieke 1995 Title continues in English only ISBN: 978-0-621-40949-9 1. Population – Statistics 2. Tourist trade 3. Vital statistics 4. Education – South Africa – Statistics 5. Labour – Statistics 6. Prices 7. South Africa – Industries – Statistics 8. Commercial statistics 9. Transportation, Automotive 10. Finance, Public 11. National income – Accounting I. South Africa. Statistics South Africa (LCSH 16) A complete set of Stats SA publications is available at Stats SA Library and the following libraries: National Library of South Africa, Pretoria Division National Library of South Africa, Cape Town Division Library of Parliament, Cape Town Bloemfontein Public Library Natal Society Library, Pietermaritzburg Johannesburg Public Library Eastern Cape Library Services, King William's Town Central Regional Library, Polokwane (Pietersburg) Central Reference Library, Nelspruit Central Reference Collection, Kimberley Central Reference Library, Mmabatho This publication is available on the Stats SA website: www.statssa.gov.za Copies are obtainable from: Printing and Distribution, Statistics South Africa Tel: (012) 310 8619 (012) 310 8161 Fax: (012) 321 7381 Email: [email protected]

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Preface In publishing the twenty-fifth edition of South African Statistics, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) continues a tradition of making available in a single volume, comprehensive time series statistical data on important facets of South African life. Data brought together in this edition are drawn only from Stats SA's data sources. Stats SA data are mainly published as statistical releases and reports. We have updated data for the 2011 and 2012 period. However, data for this period that have not been released by end of August 2013, have not been incorporated in this edition. Where 2011 or 2012 figures were not available, the most recent data are provided. I encourage you to continue giving us feedback on this publication in order for us to improve and meet your statistical needs.

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Extract from the Report of the Census Subcommittee to the South African Statistics Council on Census 2001 Preliminary investigations indicate that the 2001 census probably resulted in: • an underestimate of the number of children below age five;¹ • an overestimate of the number of teenagers aged between 10 and 20; • an underestimate of the number of men relative to the number of women;¹ • an underestimate of the number in the white population; • higher than expected numbers aged 80 and older, in the African population; • an underestimate of the number of foreign-born, s