South Africa South Africa: Population, total


The data set "Population, total" for South Africa contains data from the year 1950 until 2100.
The data until 2010 are actual data. For 2015 and later the population forecast uses 4 different variants to project the population development:
Most likely development of the population
For each country, fertility rate remains constant at the level estimated for 2005-2010
Fertility rate is projected to remain 0,5 children below the fertility in the medium variant
Fertility rate is projected to remain 0,5 children above the fertility in the medium variant
De facto population in a country as of 1 July of the year indicated.
UN Data

Linechart

This section displays the historical and forecast data as line chart, the area around the medium variant line shows the higher and lower variant.

Table

Year Medium variant Constant-fertility
1950 13,683,162  
1955 15,384,557  
1960 17,396,367  
1965 19,813,947  
1970 22,502,502  
1975 25,698,856  
1980 29,077,143  
1985 32,983,013  
1990 36,793,490  
1995 41,426,810  
2000 44,846,286  
2005 48,235,291  
2010 51,452,352 51,452,352
2015 53,491,333 53,781,747
2020 55,131,292 55,982,159
2025 56,665,762 58,335,091
2030 58,095,501 60,818,994
2035 59,527,309 63,547,159
2040 60,937,715 66,550,457
2045 62,246,797 69,807,511
2050 63,405,086 73,273,754
2055 64,348,875 76,865,895
2060 65,076,693 80,552,461
2065 65,607,000 84,357,616
2070 65,929,566 88,294,217
2075 66,031,808 92,371,613
2080 65,940,569 96,604,714
2085 65,689,317 101,002,735
2090 65,300,833 105,568,085
2095 64,779,930 110,293,482
2100 64,134,806 115,176,888

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South Africa is #25 in the world.

World share for South Africa

South Africa has a world share of 0.7%.

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Population, total
53,491,333
Population, female 27,495,842
Population, female (% of total) 50.8
Population, male 25,995,491

General data

Data set Value
Area (sq. km) 1,219,090.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 294,840,648,284
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 5,274