Population of South Africa 2021
58,775,000 persons

2019
58 775 022
2018
57 939 226
2017
57 097 856
2016
56 252 335
2015
55 406 633
2014
54 574 400
2013
53 751 095
Population density

 48.18 persons/sq.km²

 Male

28,672,746

 Female

30,102,275

Population of South Africa 2021 is 58,775,000

South Africa population data is collected from official population sources and publicly available information resources.

  • South Africa population density is 48.18 persons/sq.km²
  • Male population 28,672,746
  • Female population 30,102,275

Most populated cities in South Africa:

  • Johannesburg — 4,434,827
  • Cape Town — 3,740,026
  • Soweto — 904,165
  • Pretoria — 741,651
  • Durban — 536,644

Population data is collected from UN statistical database. 2019, 2020 year population could be missed or not agregated.