Gauteng comprises the largest share of the South African population, with approximately 15,2 million people (25,8%) living in this province. KwaZulu-Natal is the province with the second largest population, with an estimated 11,3 million people (19,2%) living in this province.
What is the population of each province in South Africa?
Total population of South Africa in 2019, by province (in 1,000s)
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Which province is overpopulated in South Africa?
According to the table above Gauteng is the province with the highest number of households, of 4.884 million, and the Northern Cape the province with the fewest households, at just 342 000.
What is the richest province in South Africa?
Gauteng is the richest province in South Africa, and that is perhaps the reason why it is the most populous in the country.
What is the majority race in South Africa?
As of 2019, South Africa’s population increased and counted approximately 58.4 million inhabitants in total, of which the majority (roughly 47.4 million) were Black Africans. Individuals with an Indian or Asian background formed the smallest population group, counting approximately 1.45 million people overall.
What is the poorest city in South Africa?
The major city with the lowest poverty rate is Cape Town (30%). Pretoria and Johannesburg have somewhat higher rates of 35% and 38%, respectively, while Durban has a rate of 44%. The poorest municipality is Ntabankulu in the Eastern Cape, where 85% of its residents live below the poverty line.
Which is the third largest province in South Africa?
List of South African provinces by area
Which population is the biggest in South Africa?
For 2019, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) estimates the mid-year population at 58,78 million. Approximately 51,2% (approximately 30 million) of the population is female. Gauteng comprises the largest share of the South African population, with approximately 15,2 million people (25,8%) living in this province.