South Africa mid-year population estimates 2022

The population of South Africa is estimated to be 60,6 million by the end of June 2022. Between 2002 and 2022 South Africa experienced a positive population growth year-on-year. A positive growth rate indicates that the population is increasing, despite the devastating impact of COVID-19 globally and within South Africa’s borders. The Mid-year population estimates (MPYE) offers key indices and estimates regarding births, deaths and migratory movements in the country as well as key estimates by age, sex and geographical data that assist in planning for and addressing the needs of the population.