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South Africa

  • President:Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa
  • Deputy President:David Dabede Mabuza
  • Capital city:Pretoria (administrative capital), Cape Town (legislative capital), Bloemfontein, (judicial capital)
  • Languages:IsiZulu (official) 22.7%, IsiXhosa (official) 16%, Afrikaans (official) 13.5%, English (official) 9.6%, Sepedi (official) 9.1%, Setswana (official) 8%, Sesotho (official) 7.6%, Xitsonga (official) 4.5%, siSwati (official) 2.5%, Tshivenda (official) 2.4%, isiNdebele (official) 2.1%, sign language 0.5%, other 1.6% (2011 est.)
  • National statistics office
  • Total Population (millions):69.1 (2019)
  • Urban Population (millions):46.2 (2019)
  • Population Density (per Km²):55.2 (2019)
  • Sex Ratio (per 100 female):114.5 (2019)
  • Labor Force Participation Rate (%):66.1 (2018)
  • Human Develoment Index:83.2 (2017)
  • Healthy life expectancy:66.3 (2016)
  • Population Living Below $ 1.90 a Day (% of Population):41.6 (1995)