Stats SA: CENSUS 2021 Pilot Registration (Nationwide)

CENSUS 2021 Pilot


The database will be used to find candidates for contract-based opportunities.

Register on the Stats SA Database for Contract Employment Opportunities

Stats SA undertakes various surveys and projects, for example, Census, Community Survey, Labour Force Survey, General Household Survey, amongst others. From time to time these surveys and projects require that contract staff be employed. You are invited to register online for inclusion on the database used to identify potential candidates for these contract positions as and when required. As the projects are conducted in every area of the country, people of every racial group and from all areas are encouraged to apply.

Location: Contract employment opportunities exist in different provinces and districts nationwide.

Contract: An employment contract stipulating duration, job content, remuneration and other conditions, will be provided when opportunities for such contract employment arise.

Working tools: Those that will be employed and are issued with work tools, will be paid after the tools have been returned.

Area of work: Opportunities for contract employment usually arise as outlined below –

1 Fieldwork/Data collection

Duties: Going door-to-door to collect information from households· Good communication skills


· Driver’s license will be an added advantage

· Computer literacy

2. Data capturing

Duties: Capturing of information


· Computer literacy

· Minimum typing speed of 35 wpm

· 95% accuracy

3. Data processing

Duties: Sorting, coding and quality checking of forms or any documents


· Computer literacy

4. Clerical and administrative

Duties: General administrative and non-administrative duties


· Relevant administrative skills

· Computer literacy

5. Supervisory

Duties: Supervision of any of the above categories where necessary


· Supervisory experience

· Driver’s license (if applicable)

General requirements:

The applicant 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 of