South Africa Population Statistics

23, Feb 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: South Africa › Change country
Economic Indicator: Population › See all South Africa indicators, › See Population data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Rand
Currency Symbol: ZAR

Source: National Statistics Office Latest actual data: 2014 Primary domestic currency: South African rand Data last updated: 03/2016

Population Statistics for South Africa , Year 2015 - In Detail

Population for South Africa in year 2015 is 54.957 Million .

This makes South Africa No. 24 in world rankings according to Population in year 2015. The world's average Population value is 37.77 Million ; South Africa is 17.19 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Population for South Africa was 54.00 Million Population for South Africa in 2015 was or will be 1.77% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Population for South Africa was or will be 55.83 Million , which is 1.59% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Population for South Africa, in other Years
Year Million
  2021 60.411
  2020 59.466
  2019 58.536
  2018 57.62
  2017 56.718
  2016 55.831
2015 54.957
  2014 54.002
  2013 53.157
  2012 52.342
  2011 51.553
  2010 50.792
  2009 50.056
  2008 49.344
  2007 48.657
  2006 47.992
  2005 47.349
  2004 46.728
  2003 46.127
  2002 45.546
  2001 45.51
  2000 44.85
  1999 44.2
  1998 43.56
  1997 42.91
  1996 42.2
  1995 41.43
  1994 40.56
  1993 39.62
  1992 38.65
  1991 37.69
  1990 36.79
  1989 35.96
  1988 35.19
  1987 34.46
  1986 33.73
  1985 32.98
  1984 32.21
  1983 31.41
  1982 30.61
  1981 29.83
  1980 29.08