In 2016, birth rate for South Africa was 21 per 1,000 people. Birth rate of South Africa fell gradually from 38.3 per 1,000 people in 1967 to 21 per 1,000 people in 2016.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
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.