Demographics of South Africa

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Statista Dossier on the demographics of South Africa

This dossier gives information on South Africa's demographics. After an overview on population data, the study 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

  • 1. Population
    • Population in Africa 2020, by country

    • Total population of South Africa 2002-2019

    • Total population of South Africa 2018, by province

    • Total population of South Africa 2018, by ethnic groups

    • Distribution of population in South Africa 2018, by marital status

    • Population density in South Africa 2018

    • Largest cities in South Africa 2020

    • Temporary residence permits issued in South Africa in 2015, by origin of recipient

  • 2. Age structure
    • Median age of the population in South Africa 2015

    • Total population of South Africa 2018, by age group

    • Age distribution of population in South Africa 2019, by gender

    • Life expectancy in Africa in 2019

  • 3. Birth and fertility rate
    • Crude birth rate in South Africa 2008-2018

    • Fertility rate in South Africa 2018

    • Life expectancy at birth in South Africa 2018

    • Life expectancy at birth in South Africa 2018, by gender

  • 4. Mortality
    • Death rate in South Africa 2018

    • Infant mortality rate in South Africa 2018

    • Leading causes of death in South Africa 2017, by number of deaths

  • 5. Households
    • Number of households of South Africa 2002-2019

    • Distribution of households in South Africa 2018, by household size

    • Distribution of households in urban & rural South Africa 2018, by household size

    • Distribution of dwellings in South Africa 2018, by type

    • Distribution of languages spoken inside and outside of households South Africa 2018

  • 6. Poverty
    • Gini Index - countries with the biggest inequality in income distribution 2017

    • National poverty line in South Africa 2019

    • Gini coefficient in South Africa 2006-2015

    • Gini coefficient in South Africa 2006-2015, by area

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