South Africa
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South Africa

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South Africa


The continent: Africa
  
Iso2:ZA
  
Iso3:ZAF

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 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Basic information


Population

54 956 920 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 24 in the world of 233 (90,13%); 5 in Africa from 56 (92,86%)
7,62 % (1,52 % annual) ↘
min: 17 396 000; max: 54 956 920; max-min: 37 560 920 (68,35%); mid: 36 176 460;
18 780 460 (34,17%)

Surface area

1 219 090 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 24 in the world of 233 (90,13%); 9 in Africa from 56 (85,71%)

Population density

45,35 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 165 in the world of 230 (28,70%); 33 in Africa from 54 (40,74%)
7,33 % (1,47 % annual) ↘
min: 14,71; max: 45,35; max-min: 30,63 (67,55%); mid: 30,03;
15,32 (33,78%)

Population growth rate

1,65 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 77 in the world of 216 (64,81%); 45 in Africa from 54 (18,52%)
9,59 % (1,92 % annual) ↘
min: 1,19; max: 3,13; max-min: 1,94 (61,99%); mid: 2,16;
-0,515 (-31,26%)

Surface area

2,22 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(descending): 71 in the world of 233 (69,96%); 26 in Africa from 56 (55,36%)
8,24 % (1,65 % annual) ↗
min: 2,22; max: 6,99; max-min: 4,77 (68,27%); mid: 4,60;
-2,39 (-107,56%)