Sep 2019 2nd Edition

Register online for contractual employment at Stats SA

Written by More Matshediso

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has reopened registration for contract employment on the recruitment database for prospective candidates.

Stats SA said the recruitment database was reopened due to low registration in several areas where candidates are required.

“Several areas across the country have been sampled for the Census 2021 Mini Test which is scheduled to start in October this year and people who reside in those areas are invited to apply for fieldwork opportunities,” Stats SA explained.

List of areas



Eastern Cape

Buffalo City (Eluxolweni, Mdantsane, Sandisiwe, East London, Cuba A,Cuba B)

Free State

Bloemfontein (Mangaung),


Ekurhuleni (Edenvale, Tembisa, Germiston, Kempton Park)


Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, Phayipini (The Msunduzi)


Polokwane (GaThoka, Mankweng, Tweefontein),


Emalahleni (KwaGuqa)

Northern Cape

Kimberley (Sol Plaatjie),

North West

Rustenburg (Wildebeesfontein, Freedom Park )

Western Cape

Goodwood, Athlone, Langa, Cape Town

How to register

To register for contract employment, prospective candidates should go to the Stats SA website at and register online.

On the website, you need to click on ‘About Us’, go to vacancies, and then register or update your profile on the link provided.

“The youth are encouraged to apply in order to learn and gain valuable experience in the data environment. Registration is open until 15 September 2019 and it is free of charge,” Stats SA said.


For your application to be considered, you must:

  • Have a minimum of a Senior Certificate (Matric or equivalent)
  • Be proficient in any of the 11 official languages
  • Be willing to work over weekends and outside of normal office hours
  • Be an RSA citizen with no criminal record.

Applicants are also advised to attach proof of residence (e.g. municipality rates bill, clothing account statements, tribal authority letter, affidavit, etc.).

“Any registration without the above-mentioned supporting document will be regarded as incomplete and the applicant will not be able to complete the registration on the database,” said Stats SA.

For enquiries, applicants can contact the officials below:

Lehlohonolo Dooka - 082 907 4952

Nontokeko Bongobi - 079 009 9142

Sarah Khoza - 012 310 8097

Mantwa Montsho - 083 680 3845

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