Population of South Africa 2022
60,142,978 persons

2021
60 142 978
2020
59 538 697
2019
58 726 826
2018
57 859 351
2017
56 990 964
2016
56 140 764
2015
55 319 826
Population density

 49.30 persons/sq.km²

 Male

29,388,047

 Female

30,754,931

Population of South Africa 2022 is 60,142,978

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

  • South Africa population density is 49.3 persons/sq.km²
  • Male population 29,388,047
  • Female population 30,754,931

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. 2020, 2021 year population could be missed or not agregated.