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The 2017 SASA Conference will be hosted by the University of Free State from 27 - 30 November 2017 at Ilanga Estate, Bloemfontein. Details here.


Careers in Statistics

A brochure about careers in Statistics can be downloaded here. The document consists of 12 pages of valuable information (in PDF format) about all aspects of a career in statistics. The following topics are covered in this document:

  • What is Statistics?
  • Who should consider a career as Statistician?
  • What fields employ Statisticians?
  • What job title might I have other than Statistician?
  • Career opportunities for Statisticians?
  • Statistics in:
    1. Data science.
    2. Banking.
    3. The mining industry.
    4. Naval operations research.
    5. Education.
    6. Biological sciences.
    7. Government statistics.
  • The contact information of a number of universities are also included.

For more information, contact the SASA executive committee member responsible for the young statisticians network at