Area Database (v4.1)

Share of population living in area

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
South Africa (Africa)  
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Eastern Cape 16.4 16.2 16.0 15.7 15.5 15.2 15.0 14.7 14.5 14.2 14.0 13.7 13.5 13.2 13.0 12.7 12.5 12.6 12.6 12.7 12.8 12.8 12.9 12.9 13.0
Free State 6.46 6.40 6.35 6.29 6.23 6.18 6.12 6.07 6.01 5.95 5.90 5.84 5.79 5.73 5.67 5.62 5.56 5.50 5.44 5.39 5.33 5.27 5.21 5.15 5.09
Gauteng 17.3 17.7 18.1 18.5 18.9 19.4 19.8 20.2 20.6 21.0 21.4 21.8 22.2 22.6 23.0 23.5 23.9 24.1 24.2 24.4 24.6 24.8 25.0 25.2 25.4
KwaZulu Natal 21.6 21.5 21.3 21.2 21.0 20.9 20.7 20.5 20.4 20.2 20.1 19.9 19.8 19.6 19.5 19.3 19.2 19.1 18.9 18.8 18.7 18.6 18.5 18.3 18.2
Mpumalanga 6.44 6.52 6.60 6.69 6.77 6.85 6.94 7.02 7.10 7.19 7.27 7.35 7.44 7.52 7.60 7.69 7.77 7.84 7.91 7.98 8.05 8.12 8.19 8.26 8.33
North West 8.32 8.23 8.15 8.07 7.98 7.90 7.82 7.74 7.65 7.57 7.49 7.40 7.32 7.24 7.15 7.07 6.99 6.97 6.96 6.94 6.92 6.91 6.89 6.88 6.86
Northern Cape 2.05 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.16 2.15 2.13 2.12 2.11 2.09 2.08 2.06
Northern Province 12.0 11.9 11.8 11.7 11.7 11.6 11.5 11.4 11.3 11.3 11.2 11.1 11.0 10.9 10.9 10.8 10.7 10.7 10.7 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.5 10.5 10.5
Western Cape 9.40 9.51 9.63 9.75 9.86 9.98 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.9 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.2 11.1 11.0 10.9 10.8 10.7 10.7 10.6
Lighter numbers are estimates