South Africa Population Statistics

Year Population
2018 57,779,622
2017 57,000,451
2016 56,203,654
2015 55,386,367
2014 54,545,991
2013 53,689,236
2012 52,834,005
2011 52,004,172
2010 51,216,964
2009 50,477,011
2008 49,779,471
2007 49,119,759
2006 48,489,459
2005 47,880,601
2004 47,291,610
2003 46,719,196
2002 46,150,913
2001 45,571,274
2000 44,967,708
1999 44,338,543
1998 43,682,260
1997 42,987,461
1996 42,241,011
1995 41,435,758
1994 40,564,059
1993 39,633,750
1992 38,672,607
1991 37,718,950
1990 36,800,509
1989 35,930,050
1988 35,100,909
1987 34,297,727
1986 33,495,953
1985 32,678,874
1984 31,841,593
1983 30,993,758
1982 30,150,448
1981 29,333,103
1980 28,556,769
1979 27,827,320
1978 27,138,965
1977 26,480,913
1976 25,836,888
1975 25,195,187
1974 24,552,540
1973 23,913,099
1972 23,281,508
1971 22,665,271
1970 22,069,776
1969 21,496,075
1968 20,942,145
1967 20,406,864
1966 19,888,250
1965 19,384,841
1964 18,896,307
1963 18,423,161
1962 17,965,725
1961 17,524,533
1960 17,099,840