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South Africa - Population density

46.8 (people per sq. km) in 2017

In 2017, population density for South Africa was 46.8 people per sq. km. Population density of South Africa increased from 17.8 people per sq. km in 1968 to 46.8 people per sq. km in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 1.99 %.

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What is population density?

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

What is South Africa population density?

Date Value Change, %
2017 46.8 1.25 %
2016 46.2 1.31 %
2015 45.6 1.38 %
2014 45.0 1.44 %
2013 44.3 1.45 %
2012 43.7 1.41 %
2011 43.1 1.32 %
2010 42.5 1.20 %
2009 42.0 1.11 %
2008 41.6 1.05 %
2007 41.1 1.06 %
2006 40.7