StatsSA releases statistics for November

StatsSA has released the November 2022 statistics for Tourist Accommodation and the Food & Beverage industry.

Tourist Accommodation November 2022

Measured in nominal terms (current prices), total income for the tourist accommodation industry increased by 28,0% in November 2022 compared with November 2021.

Income from accommodation increased by 44,6% year-on-year in November 2022, the result of a 19,9% increase in the number of stay unit nights sold and a 20,6% increase in the average income per stay unit night sold.

In November 2022, the largest contributors to the 44,6% year-on-year increase in income from accommodation were:

  • hotels (55,0% and contributing 26,4 percentage points); and
  • other accommodation (34,8% and contributing 15,0 percentage points.

Income from accommodation increased by 51,4% in the three months ended November 2022 compared with the three months ended November 2021. The main contributors to this increase were:

  • hotels (70,7% and contributing 32,0 percentage points); and
  • other accommodation (35,6% and contributing 16,3 percentage points).

Seasonally adjusted income from accommodation decreased by 2,2% month-on-month in November 2022 and increased by 0,8% month-on-month in October 2022.

Read the full report here.

Food and Beverage November 2022

Year-on-year percentage change in food and beverages income at constant 2019 prices by type of income

Measured in real terms (constant 2019 prices), total income generated by the food and beverages industry increased by 15,6% in November 2022 compared with November 2021. The largest annual growth rates were recorded for:

  • other income (22,0%); and
  • food sales (15,9%).

Year-on-year percentage change in food and beverages income at constant 2019 prices by type of enterprise

In November 2022, the main contributor to the 15,6% year-on-year increase was restaurants and coffee shops (17,8% and contributing 8,3 percentage points).

Food and beverages income at constant 2019 prices for the latest three months by type of enterprise

Total income increased by 15,0% in the three months ended November 2022 compared with the three months ended November 2021. The main contributors to this increase were:

  • restaurants and coffee shops (13,7% and contributing 6,5 percentage points); and
  • catering services (31,8% and contributing 4,5 percentage points).

Seasonally adjusted income for the food and beverages industry decreased by 2,6% in November 2022 compared with October 2022. This followed month-on-month changes of 1,5% in October 2022 and 1,8% in September 2022.

Read the full report here.

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