South Africa ended 2016 with a population of 55,909,000 people, which represents an increasea of 897,000 people compared to 2015.
South Africa ranks No. 24 among196 countries which published this information in countryeconomy.com.
The female population is greater, with 27,930,242 women, representing 50.82% of the total, compared to 27,026,678 or 49.18% men.
South Africa shows a moderate population density, with 46 people per square km and it was in position 65th in our ranking of density population in 2016 .
In this page we show you the progression of the population in South Africa. You can see the population in other countries in population and see all the information about South Africa in South African economy.