Public finance and governance data resources
The National Treasury e-Tender portal contains information on advertised, awarded, closed and cancelled tenders. You can also view the Tender Bulletin PDF documents. This means that it does not show smaller procurement such as RFQs by municipalities. Provinces also run their own portals such as Gauteng awarded tenders.
- Provincial and national budgets
Public Investment Corporation (PIC) is a state-owned company which invests funds on behalf of clients such as the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) and Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF). Annual Reports include summary information on investments, performance and governance.
Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) has more than 1.2 million active members and assets worth more than R1.61 trillion. Information on investments and performance is available in the annual report and annexures.
The Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) manages the Programme of Action portal [link not active] which contains information on targets and agreements by ministers, and tracks performance. DPME also hosts information on the Medium Term Strategic Framework (MTSF) and an evaluations repository.
There are three report sections and associated datasets on the AGSA reporting page.
- 1.PFMA section contains audit reports on the financial and performance management of national and provincial departments and public entities.
- 2.MFMA section, contains similar for municipal entities, including district and metropolitan municipalities.
- 3.Special Audit Reports section contains information on ad-hoc investigations.
Administrative boundaries are critical for elections and other service delivery activities. See data sources for Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) provincial, municipality and ward boundaries as well as Stats SA 'main place' and 'subplace' information - similar to suburb - on this page.