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Population of South Africa Today
60,958,209
Live
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Sources V.27 Edition UN Population Division

Current population of South Africa

In South Africa, the population is 60,958,209 as of Wednesday, May 29, 2024, with a growth rate of 1.09% per year, 3,082 births per day, and 1,426 deaths per day. The population of South Africa is equivalent to 0.75% of the world's total's population.

Population Today:60,958,209
Density (P/Km²):50 People per km² (31 People per mi²).
Daily births:3,082
Daily deaths:1,426
Equivalent world:0.75% of the total world population.
Growth Rate:1.09%
Median age:27 Years and 3 Months.

10 Years South Africa Historical Population

YearPopulation
(01 January)
BirthsDeathsGrowth RateTotal Population
(31 December)
202360,140,9711,140,735652,1810.91%60,685,247
202259,646,8001,155,858720,1750.83%60,138,886
202159,137,7101,176,955678,7980.86%59,644,520
202058,466,1431,194,619553,9141.14%59,133,826
201957,707,9671,235,776500,3271.31%58,461,056
201856,971,3031,212,008502,6011.29%57,703,384
201656,533,4311,151,026507,232-0.39%56,310,689
201756,311,1161,169,583498,7211.17%56,967,704
201555,219,5771,183,143514,2932.35%56,517,789
201454,239,5251,204,040514,8651.79%55,210,955

South Africa Population Growth Rate Past 10 Years

Sources V.27 Edition UN Population Division

Differences with the Major Countries on population

India1,440,509,6524.23%
China1,425,236,9924.28%
United States341,647,39717.84%
Indonesia279,591,04121.8%
Pakistan244,760,35024.91%
Nigeria228,634,63426.66%
Brazil217,527,15328.02%
Bangladesh174,539,19234.93%

Sources:

The 2022 Revision of World Population Prospects is the twenty-seventh edition of official United Nations population estimates and projections that have been prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat.