Statistics South Africa | The South Africa I Know, The Home I Understand

Stats SA provides scientific knowledge that enables society to understand complex socio-economic phenomena. It draws its mandate from the Statistics Act, 1999 (Act No 6 of 1999).


Stats SA strives to excel in the following five competencies:

● Intellectual capability to lead the scientific work of statistics

● Technological competence for purposes of large-scale processing and for complex computations and accessibility of information to the public

● Logistical competence for deployment of (forward and reverse) logistics of large-scale field operations and for strategic choices regarding operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness

● Political competence in understanding the political environment without being political or Politicised (commitment of delivery without fear or favour)

● Administrative competence: The ability of bringing it all together.

Internship Opportunities


People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Stats SA provides a two-year Internship on the following Fields of Study for 2022/23



To qualify for the internship programme, you must –

  • Be an unemployed graduate aged between 20–35 years;
  • Have completed a National Diploma (NQF 6)/ Degree/ Honours / Master’s Degree in the under-mentioned disciplines/ fields of study from accredited institutions of Higher Learning; and
  • Must be a South African Citizen
  • Must not have participated in an Internship in the Public Service

Stipend: R74 099 per annum 


The following qualifications are required:

FieldQualificationStation & Ref No
StatisticsEconomics/Econometrics/Statistics/Social Sciences/Mathematical Statistics/DemographyHead Office – 01/08/22HOGauteng – 02/08/22GP

Northern Cape -03/08/22NC

Business Economics / ManagementBusiness Economics/ Business ManagementHead Office – 04/08/22HO
DemographyPopulation Studies/Demography/Statistics/Development StudiesHead Office – 05/08/22HO
GeographyGeography/Geomatics/GIS/Environmental StudiesHead Office – 06/08/22HO
Information Communication TechnologyInformation Technology/Computer Science/Financial Information Systems/Programming/Software Development/NetworkingHead Office – 07/08/22HO
Supply Chain Management / LogisticsSupply Chain Management/Purchasing ManagementHead Office – 08/08/22HONorthern Cape – 09/08/22NC
EconomicsEconomics/Econometrics/Statistics/Accounting/FinanceHead Office – 10/08/22HOGauteng – 11/08/22GP
Human Resource ManagementHuman Resource Management/Industrial PsychologyHead Office – 12/08/22HONorthern Cape – 13/08/22NC
Finance (Accounting)Financial Management/Accounting Sciences/Accounting/ Cost and Management Accounting/Financial Accounting/ AuditingHead Office – 14/08/22HONorthern Cape – 15/08/22NC
Governance (Risk Management; Fraud and Compliance; Governance and Policy Unit)Risk Management/Accounting/Internal Audit/Policing/Fraud and Investigation/Investigation/ForensicHead Office – 16/08/22HO
Visual Digital CommunicationGraphic design / Digital designHead Office – 17/08/22HO
Social SciencesSocial SciencesHead Office – 18/08/22HO
Data Analysis / Data Information ManagementData analytics / Data quality management / Data Processing and Information ManagementHead Office – 19/08/22HO
Industrial EngineeringIndustrial EngineeringHead Office – 20/08/22HO
English with an African LanguageLanguagesHead Office – 21/08/22HO
Data ScienceData ScienceHead Office – 22/08/22HOGauteng – 23/08/22GP


ENQUIRES Head Office posts: Ms L Dooka: (012) 336 0161

APPLICATIONS: All applications must be submitted online on the following link:

CLOSING DATE23 August 2022


NOTE: Applications must be submitted online and must be completed in full on all fields including the declaration part. Clear indication of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be stated. A recent, comprehensive CV, specifying all qualifications and experience, with respective dates and copies of qualifications, ID and driver’s licence (where applicable) must be uploaded on the system. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. Only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day the interview following communication from HR.


General information: Candidates whose appointments promote representativity in terms of race, gender and disability will receive preference.



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