In 2017, population growth rate for South Africa was 1.2 %. Population growth rate of South Africa fell gradually from 2.7 % in 1968 to 1.2 % in 2017.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Annual population growth rate for year t is the exponential rate of growth of midyear population from year t-1 to t, expressed as a percentage . Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of the country of origin.