South Africa's Rural population(Comparison Chart)

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South Africa's Rural population (Transition,Comparison)

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What does "Rural population" mean?Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.

South Africa's Rural population(2021)

South Africa's latest "Rural population" is 19,305,000.(2021's Research)

South Africa's latest Rural population(2021)
CountryRural population
South Africa19,305,000

※ Details
The newest updated about survey by for 2021.
(Confirmed on April 28, 2022, 12:00 am.)
Statistical data for 2021 will be reflected immediately upon release.

Transition Chart Of South Africa's Rural population(1960 - current year)

So how has the current "19,305,000" Rural population in South Africa changed compared to the past?

The following transition graph(line chart) shows "Rural population" in South Africa from 1960 to 2021.

Animation Chart showing the yearly change

*Here is a chart that shows the transition from 1960 to 2021 as a moving year-by-year graph. It is also comparable to the total population.

*If you choose to view Other Statistics, you will be able to compare "Rural population" with over 270 statistics for South Africa.

Changes in the global ranking of South Africa's "Rural population" (full history)

The following Bar Chart Race shows the changes in the global ranking of South Africa's "Rural population".

The entire history of South Africa's world ranking from 1960 to 2021 is visualized in Bar Chart Race.

*How to see the graph
South Africa is marked with a red frame, and an UP arrow is displayed on the right side when the ranking goes up, and a DOWN arrow is displayed when it goes down.

You can see where South Africa's "Rural population" has been ranked in the world.


Overall view of the chart (still image)

This is the overall chart of the South Africa' Rural population graph above.

Transition Chart Of South Africa's Rural population(1960 - 2021)

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Line 1:Years, Line 2:Rural population

Also below is a list of "South Africa's Rural population" from 1960 to 2021. 👆Scrollable horizontally.

A list of data on South Africa's Rural population(1960 to 2021) 👆Scrollable horizontally
Rural population9,128,066.009,324,278.009,538,722.009,760,591.009,989,722.0010,225,891.0010,468,777.0010,718,501.0010,975,778.0011,241,587.0011,518,437.0011,815,632.0012,122,914.0012,437,442.0012,755,290.0013,074,034.0013,391,517.0013,709,433.0014,033,830.0014,373,089.0014,728,154.0015,079,855.0015,450,296.0015,830,992.0016,211,192.0016,544,660.0016,779,798.0016,998,296.0017,209,274.0017,424,278.0017,650,628.0017,896,133.0018,161,430.0018,421,371.0018,657,845.0018,859,071.0019,022,394.0019,151,344.0019,250,772.0019,326,728.0019,385,129.0019,427,946.0019,430,457.0019,413,695.0019,392,871.0019,374,406.0019,358,447.0019,345,326.0019,337,333.0019,339,257.0019,350,793.0019,373,634.0019,404,873.0019,439,262.0019,466,373.0019,480,493.0019,479,624.0019,465,654.0019,439,954.0019,408,552.0019,361,915.0019,305,000.00

If you look at the graph above of "South Africa's Rural population", you will see that the data for 2015 is the highest, and the data for 2021, the latest year for which statistics are available, is lower than that.

Furthermore, "South Africa's Rural population" may be lower in the future as it is lower than the previous year's figure of 19361915 in 2020.

Also, if you are looking for population growth trends rather than Rural population, please refer to this page for a special feature for your consideration.
➡ Population Trends in South Africa (Past to Future Projections)

Comparison Bar Graph(Hight or Low? South Africa vs USA )

How high or low is "South Africa's Rural population"?

Comparing Rural population in South Africa, Tanzania, United Republic of and Italy

First, let's compare "Rural population" in Tanzania, United Republic of and Italy, which have the world's closest populations to South Africa.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Rural population(South Africa vs Tanzania, United Republic of vs Italy )

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A chart comparing Rural population in Tanzania, United Republic of and Italy, which have similar populations to South Africa.
CountryPopulationRural population
Tanzania, United Republic of61,498,00039,387,000
South Africa60,042,00019,305,000

Looking at the table above comparing Rural population, we see that

In particular, the comparison reveals that although Tanzania, United Republic ofand South Africa are close to the first and second in population numbers in the world, there is an overwhelming difference in "Rural population".

South Africa VS USA vs China vs Japan

Next, we will compare "Rural population" in South Africa with that in USA and China and Japan.

Bar graph showing "Rural population" in South Africa compared to USA and China and Japan

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A chart comparing "Rural population" in USA and China and Japan and South Africa.
CountryPopulationRural population
United States of America331,353,00056,751,000
South Africa60,042,00019,305,000

From the above bar graph, we can see that "South Africa's Rural population" data is lower than that of China and United States of America.

In addition, when compared to China, the difference is only 27.3 times that of South Africa, indicating that China and South Africa are very close countries in terms of "Rural population" data.

Compare South Africa more with other countries

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Where does South Africa rank in the world in terms of the "Rural population"?

Here is an easy-to-understand explanation, using tables and graphs, of where South Africa ranks in the world's "Rural population".

South Africa ranks 28th in the world in "Rural population"

First, let's take a look at "South Africa's Rural population" and see how high it is in the world, using the world "Rural population" ranking chart.

The world Rural population ranking chart:South Africa ranks 28th
RankCountryRural population
25Iran, Islamic Republic of20,114,000
28South Africa19,305,000
31Sri Lanka17,857,000

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Ranking of the world's highest "Rural population"

In this ranking table of the world's highest "Rural population", South Africa ranks 28th out of 202 countries for which statistics are available, indicating that South Africa is one of the top thirty countries in the world with a relatively high level of "Rural population".

Below is a graph that shows the yearly changes in the World ranking of "Rural population" and which cities or prefectures are in the top 10.

Top 10 Countries by "Rural population"

For more detailed ranking of the world's highest "Rural population", please refer to the entire list here.
➡ Ranking of the world's highest "Rural population"

World Average vs South Africa vs Global Median

The following bar chart compares the average and median of the global ranking of "Rural population" with South Africa.

Comparison Bar Chart Of Rural population(World Average vs South Africa vs Global Median)

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Chart comparing Rural population in South Africa with the world median (2,111,000) and average (16,794,241)
CountryRural population
South Africa19,305,000

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From the table here, we can see that "South Africa's Rural population" is 1.15 times higher than the average.

Moreover, when compared to the median of 2,111,000, we can see that South Africa's Rural population "19305000" is higher (9.14 times) than the median.

License and DataSet
Title"South Africa's Rural population"
Period1960 to 2021
LicenseCC BY 4.0 - World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects: 2018 Revision.

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Frequently Asked Questions about "South Africa's Rural population"

What is the latest data on "Rural population" in South Africa?The latest "Rural population" in South Africa that we can find in 2022 is 19,305,000. This data is from the 2021 survey and is in unit of People. More details.
By what percentage did "Rural population" in South Africa decrease from the previous year?It has decreased by 0.29000000000001% from the previous year (2020). And "Rural population" in the previous year is 19,361,915.00 Show the trend graph from 1960 to 2021.
When was the last year that South Africa's "Rural population" was at its highest?The year 2015 was the highest year. (19,480,493.00)
When was the last year that South Africa's "Rural population" was at its lowest?The year 1960 was the lowest year. (9,128,066.00)
How many times higher is "South Africa's Rural population" than in Japan?"South Africa's Rural population" is 1.89 times that of Japan.Show graph
What is South Africa's ranking in the world for "Rural population"?South Africa is ranked 28th in the world.View the world ranking table of "Rural population".
Which countries have a similar "Rural population" to South Africa?Turkey (19,926,000) and Yemen (18,738,000) have very similar data.
How many times is "Rural population" in South Africa compared to the world average?It is 1.15 times higher than the world average.Find out more.
Is South Africa's Rural population higher than the world median? It is 9.14 times higher than the world median.