South Africa South Africa: Urban population


The data set "Urban population" for South Africa contains data from the year 1960 until 2016.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.
Worldbank

Linechart

This section displays the historical data as line chart.

Country comparison for South Africa

Top 10 countries in the world

South Africa is #24 in the world.

World share for South Africa

South Africa has a world share of 0.9%.

Compare South Africa with another country

South Africa South Africa
A maximum of 4 countries can be selected!
Selected countries


More data for South Africa

In our database there are 25,458 data sets for South Africa. Here is a selection of some more data for South Africa.

Urbanization Daten

Data set Value
selected data set
Urban population
36,505,693
Urban population (% of total) 65.3
Urban population growth (annual %) 2.4
Population in largest city 9,615,976
Population in the largest city (% of urban population) 26.3
Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million (% of total population) 37.0

General data

Data set Value
Population, total 53,491,333
Area (sq. km) 1,219,090.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 294,840,648,284
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 5,274