Demographics of South Africa

Statistics report on the demographics of South Africa

Demographics of South Africa

This report gives information on South Africa's demographics. After an overview on population data, the report focuses on age structure, birth rate, and fertility rate. Furthermore, it includes statistics mortality as well as the national poverty line and Gini coefficient, which is commonly used to measure the inequality in South Africa.

Table of contents

Population

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  • Basic Statistic Population in Africa 2023, by country
  • Basic Statistic Total population of South Africa 2002-2022
  • Basic Statistic Total population of South Africa 2022, by province
  • Basic Statistic Total population of South Africa 2022, by ethnic groups
  • Basic Statistic Distribution of population in South Africa 2022, by marital status
  • Basic Statistic Population density in South Africa 2021
  • Basic Statistic Largest cities in South Africa 2023

Age structure

3
  • Basic Statistic Life expectancy in Africa 2023
  • Basic Statistic Total population of South Africa 2022, by age group
  • Premium Statistic Age distribution of population in South Africa 2022, by gender

Birth and fertility rate

4
  • Basic Statistic Crude birth rate in South Africa 2011-2021
  • Basic Statistic Fertility rate in South Africa 2021
  • Basic Statistic Life expectancy at birth in South Africa 2021
  • Basic Statistic Life expectancy at birth in South Africa 2021, by gender

Mortality

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  • Premium Statistic Death rate in South Africa 2021
  • Basic Statistic Infant mortality rate in South Africa 2021
  • Premium Statistic Mortality rate in South Africa 2021, by gender

Households

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  • Basic Statistic Number of households in South Africa 2002-2022
  • Basic Statistic Distribution of households in South Africa 2022, by household size
  • Basic Statistic Distribution of households in urban & rural South Africa 2022, by household size
  • Basic Statistic Distribution of dwellings in South Africa 2022, by type
  • Basic Statistic Distribution of languages spoken inside and outside of households South Africa 2018

Poverty

4
  • Premium Statistic Gini Index - countries with the biggest inequality in income distribution 2021
  • Basic Statistic National poverty line in South Africa 2023
  • Premium Statistic Gini coefficient in South Africa 2006-2015
  • Basic Statistic Gini coefficient in South Africa 2006-2015, by area

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