Area Database (v4.1)

% of women in 50+ population

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 62.8 62.5 62.2 61.9 61.5 61.2 60.9 60.6 60.3 59.9 59.6 59.3 59.0 58.7 58.3 58.0 57.7 58.1 58.6 59.0 59.5 59.9 60.3 60.8 61.2
Eastern Cape 66.6 66.2 65.8 65.4 65.0 64.5 64.1 63.7 63.3 62.8 62.4 62.0 61.6 61.2 60.7 60.3 59.9 60.5 61.1 61.7 62.3 62.8 63.4 64.0 64.6
Free State 61.7 61.5 61.3 61.1 60.9 60.7 60.4 60.2 60.0 59.8 59.6 59.4 59.2 58.9 58.7 58.5 58.3 59.7 61.1 62.6 64.0 65.4 66.8 68.2 69.6
Gauteng 58.9 58.6 58.3 58.0 57.6 57.3 57.0 56.7 56.4 56.0 55.7 55.4 55.1 54.8 54.5 54.1 53.8 53.7 53.5 53.4 53.3 53.1 53.0 52.8 52.7
KwaZulu Natal 64.0 63.8 63.6 63.5 63.3 63.1 62.9 62.8 62.6 62.4 62.3 62.1 61.9 61.8 61.6 61.4 61.3 61.9 62.5 63.2 63.8 64.5 65.1 65.8 66.4
Mpumalanga 62.0 61.7 61.4 61.1 60.7 60.4 60.1 59.8 59.5 59.1 58.8 58.5 58.2 57.9 57.5 57.2 56.9 57.4 58.0 58.5 59.1 59.6 60.2 60.7 61.3
North West 61.6 61.2 60.8 60.3 59.9 59.4 59.0 58.6 58.1 57.7 57.2 56.8 56.4 55.9 55.5 55.0 54.6 54.9 55.2 55.6 55.9 56.2 56.6 56.9 57.2
Northern Cape 59.3 59.0 58.7 58.5 58.2 57.9 57.7 57.4 57.1 56.9 56.6 56.3 56.1 55.8 55.6 55.3 55.0 55.8 56.7 57.5 58.3 59.1 60.0 60.8 61.6
Northern Province 68.5 68.1 67.7 67.4 67.0 66.7 66.3 66.0 65.6 65.2 64.9 64.5 64.2 63.8 63.4 63.1 62.7 62.9 63.1 63.2 63.4 63.6 63.8 63.9 64.1
Western Cape 57.9 57.7 57.6 57.4 57.2 57.1 56.9 56.8 56.6 56.4 56.3 56.1 55.9 55.8 55.6 55.5 55.3 55.8 56.2 56.7 57.1 57.6 58.0 58.5 58.9
Lighter numbers are estimates