South Africa ended 2021 with a population of 60,143,000 people, which represents an increasea of 521,000 people compared to 2020.
South Africa ranks No. 23 among196 countries which published this information in countryeconomy.com.
The female population is greater, with 30,092,678 women, representing 50.74% of the total, compared to 29,216,012 or 49.26% men.
South Africa shows a moderate population density, with 49 people per square km and it was in position 66th in our ranking of density population in 2021.
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.