The total population in South Africa was estimated at 58.8 million people in 2019, according to the latest census figures. source: Statistics South Africa
Looking back, in the year of 1960, South Africa had a population of 17.5 million people. This page provides - South Africa Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Africa Population - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on May of 2021.
Population in South Africa is expected to reach 59.83 Million by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the South Africa Population is projected to trend around 60.88 Million in 2021 and 61.93 Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.