Mandate of the Statistics and Research department
Statistics and Research department is responsible for the collation, production and publication of statistical data. The data is collected in a prescribed format from registrants such as credit providers, credit bureaus, debt counsellors. Our flagship reports emanating from the data are the Consumer Credit Market Report (CCMR) which represents the analysis of quarterly data of the South African consumer credit market in terms of the National Credit Act (NCA) and Credit Bureau Monitor (CBM) and is based on data held by registered credit bureaus in terms of the NCA.
The department is also responsible for conducting research taking into account the prevailing trends and market conditions in line with Sections 13 and 16 of the NCA and may undertake research in line with requirements of the NCR executive committee or relevant minister.