Population density - South Africa



Population density of South Africa
Value & RankThe Population density of South Africa is 43.5 (capita per square kilometer) with a global rank of 152.
South Africa compared to other CountriesThe Population density of South Africa is similar to that of Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Belarus, Palau, Nicaragua, Colombia, Madagascar, Liberia, Faeroe Islands, Zimbabwe with a respective Population density of 46.9, 46.7, 46.3, 46.2, 44.9, 40.6, 39.5, 36.7, 35.9, 35.2 (capita per square kilometer) and a global rank of 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157.10 years growthSouth Africa's Population density had a positive growth of 14.2 (%) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Last 10 years averageSouth Africa had an average Population density of 40.5 (capita per square kilometer) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
South Africa during the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Population density had a positive growth of 4.05% during the Great RecessionSouth Africa since the end of the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Population density had a positive growth of 5.49% since the end of the Great Recession
YearPopulation density (capita per square kilometer) - South Africa
199129.5
199230.1
199330.7
199431.4
199532.1
199632.8
199733.6
199834.4
199935.2
200036.1
200136.8
200237.6
200338.1
200438.6
200539.1
200639.6
200740.1
200840.7
200941.2
201041.7
201140.2
201242.9
201343.5
Population density of South Africa
Country NameGlobal RankPopulation density (capita per square kilometer)
Guinea-Bissau14746.9
Guinea14846.7
Belarus14946.3
Palau15046.2
Nicaragua15144.9
South Africa15243.5
Colombia15340.6
Madagascar15439.5
Liberia15536.7
Faeroe Islands15635.9
Zimbabwe15735.2
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Data Source:
CIA - The World Factbook
Compiled from multiple sources