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South Africa - Population density

46.1
(people per sq. km)
in 2016

Population density of South Africa increased from 17.2 people per sq. km in 1967 to 46.1 people per sq. km in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 2.04 %.

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Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers.

Date Value Change, %
2016 46.1 1.63 %
2015 45.3 1.60 %
2014 44.6 1.57 %
2013 43.9 1.53 %
2012 43.3 1.50 %
2011 42.6 1.47 %
2010 42.0 1.44 %
2009 41.4 1.41 %
2008 40.9 1.38 %
2007 40.3 1.35 %
2006 39.8 1.32 %
2005 39.2