South Africa ended 2018 with a population of 57,939,000 people, which represents an increasea of 841,000 people compared to 2017.
South Africa ranks No. 24 among196 countries which published this information in countryeconomy.com.
The female population is greater, with 29,431,784 women, representing 50.94% of the total, compared to 28,347,838 or 49.06% men.
South Africa shows a moderate population density, with 48 people per square km and it was in position 66th in our ranking of density population in 2018.
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.