South Africa: Population Increases to 51.8 Million People


Stats SA today released Census 2011 results, showing that the country’s population grew to 51.8 million people.

The Census of 2001 put South Africa’s population at 44.8 million people, and the 2011 Census returned a count of 51.8 million.

The difference in the population numbers between 2001 and 2011 is seven million and represents a 15.5% population increase over the last decade.  READ MORE.