Area Database (v4.1)

% population in urban areas

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 52.7 53.3 54.0 54.7 55.3 56.0 56.6 57.3 57.9 58.6 59.2 59.9 60.5 61.2 61.8 62.5 63.1 63.2 63.2 63.3 63.3 63.4 63.4 63.5 63.5
Eastern Cape 33.7 34.6 35.5 36.3 37.2 38.0 38.9 39.7 40.6 41.4 42.3 43.1 44.0 44.9 45.7 46.6 47.4 46.7 46.0 45.3 44.5 43.8 43.1 42.4 41.7
Free State 65.8 67.0 68.1 69.3 70.4 71.6 72.7 73.8 75.0 76.1 77.3 78.4 79.6 80.7 81.9 83.0 84.2 84.4 84.7 85.0 85.3 85.5 85.8 86.1 86.4
Gauteng 96.9 96.9 97.0 97.0 97.1 97.1 97.1 97.2 97.2 97.2 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.5 97.6 97.6 97.7 97.8 97.9 98.0 98.1 98.2
KwaZulu Natal 43.6 43.9 44.2 44.5 44.8 45.0 45.3 45.6 45.9 46.2 46.4 46.7 47.0 47.3 47.6 47.8 48.1 48.2 48.2 48.2 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.4 48.4
Mpumalanga 38.3 38.5 38.6 38.8 39.0 39.2 39.4 39.6 39.8 40.0 40.2 40.4 40.6 40.7 40.9 41.1 41.3 41.3 41.2 41.2 41.2 41.1 41.1 41.0 41.0
North West 35.7 36.2 36.7 37.3 37.8 38.3 38.9 39.4 39.9 40.5 41.0 41.5 42.1 42.6 43.1 43.6 44.2 44.0 43.7 43.5 43.3 43.1 42.8 42.6 42.4
Northern Cape 71.9 71.9 71.9 71.9 71.9 72.0 72.0 72.0 72.0 72.0 72.0 72.1 72.1 72.1 72.1 72.1 72.2 72.1 72.0 71.9 71.9 71.8 71.7 71.7 71.6
Northern Province 11.3 11.6 11.9 12.2 12.5 12.8 13.1 13.3 13.6 13.9 14.2 14.5 14.8 15.1 15.4 15.7 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0 16.0
Western Cape 88.1 88.4 88.7 89.0 89.3 89.6 89.8 90.1 90.4 90.7 91.0 91.3 91.6 91.8 92.1 92.4 92.7 93.5 94.3 95.1 95.9 96.7 97.5 98.3 99.1
Lighter numbers are estimates