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

5.3 (%) in 2017

In 2017, population aged 65 years and above for South Africa was 5.3 %. Population aged 65 years and above of South Africa increased from 3.7 % in 1968 to 5.3 % in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 0.76 %.

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What is population aged 65 years and above?

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

What is South Africa population aged 65 years and above?

Date Value Change, %
2017 5.3 2.59 %
2016 5.2 2.52 %
2015 5.1 1.99 %
2014 5.0 1.65 %
2013 4.9 1.44 %
2012 4.8 1.46 %
2011 4.8 1.68 %
2010 4.7 1.05 %
2009 4.6 1.33 %
2008 4.6 1.60 %
2007 4.5 1.81 %
2006 4.4