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South Africa - Crude death rate

12.4
(per 1,000 people)
in 2015

Death rate of South Africa fell gradually from 14.7 per 1,000 people in 2006 to 12.4 per 1,000 people in 2015.

Crude death rate indicates the number of deaths 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 12.4 -0.42 %
2014 12.5 -1.24 %
2013 12.6 -2.04 %
2012 12.9 -2.65 %
2011 13.2 -2.97 %
2010 13.6 -2.91 %
2009 14.0 -2.45 %
2008 14.4 -1.65 %
2007 14.6 -0.66 %
2006 14.7 0.59 %
2005 14.6 2.06 %
2004 14.4