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South Africa - Population ages 65 years and above as a share of total population

5.1
(%)
in 2016

Population aged 65 years and above of South Africa increased from 3.8 % in 1967 to 5.1 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.65 %.

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Population ages 65 and above as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population.

Date Value Change, %
2016 5.1 1.79 %
2015 5.0 0.11 %
2014 5.0 0.02 %
2013 5.0 -0.04 %
2012 5.0 -0.15 %
2011 5.0 -0.30 %
2010 5.1 1.21 %
2009 5.0 1.31 %
2008 4.9 1.63 %
2007 4.8 2.16 %
2006 4.7 2.79 %
2005 4.6