Population of South Africa 2021
59 622 350 persons

2020
59 622 350
2019
58 793 276
2018
57 924 791
2017
57 056 765
2016
56 189 972
2015
55 327 828
2014
54 477 990
Population density

 48.87 persons/sq.km²

 Male

29 128 875

 Female

30 493 475

Population of South Africa 2021 is 59 622 350

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

  • South Africa population density is 48.87 persons/sq.km²
  • Male population 29 128 875
  • Female population 30 493 475

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.