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South Africa - Crude birth rate

20.4
(per 1,000 people)
in 2015

Birth rate of South Africa fell gradually from 39.1 per 1,000 people in 1966 to 20.4 per 1,000 people in 2015.

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Crude birth rate indicates the number of live births occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.

Date Value Change, %
2015 20.4 -1.17 %
2014 20.7 -1.08 %
2013 20.9 -1.03 %
2012 21.1 -1.00 %
2011 21.3 -1.03 %
2010 21.5 -1.12 %
2009 21.8 -1.24 %
2008 22.1 -1.36 %
2007 22.4 -1.46 %
2006 22.7 -1.49 %
2005 23.0 -1.41 %
2004 23.4