Average Birth Rate In South Africa

What is the Birth Rate?

The birth rate in a period is the total number of live births per 1,000 population divided by the length of the period in years.

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The number of live births is normally taken from a universal registration system for births; population counts from a census, and estimation through specialized demographic techniques.

Average Birth Rate In South Africa

Chart and table of the South African birth rate from 2000 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.

SOUTH AFRICA – HISTORICAL BIRTH RATE DATA
YEARBIRTH RATEGROWTH RATE
202219.328-1.700%
202119.662-1.670%
202019.995-1.640%
201920.329-1.620%
201820.663-1.890%
201721.060-1.850%
201621.457-1.810%
201521.853-1.780%
201422.250-1.750%
201322.647-0.780%
201222.825-0.770%
201123.003-0.770%
201023.181-0.760%
200923.359-0.760%
200823.5370.760%
200723.3600.760%
200623.1830.770%
200523.0060.780%
200422.8290.780%
200322.652-0.970%
200222.874-0.960%
200123.096-0.950%
200023.317-0.940%

What is the birth rate in South Africa?

19.8 per 1,000 people

South Africa – Crude birth rate

The birth rate of South Africa went down by 1.77 % from 20.1 per 1,000 people in 2019 to 19.8 per 1,000 people in 2020. Since the 0.48 % dip in 2010, the birth rate sank by 15.16 % in 2020. The description is composed of our digital data assistant.

How many babies are born in South Africa per year?

A total of 1 003 307 births were registered in South Africa in 2020. Of these, 899 303 (89,6%) were births that occurred and were registered in 2020 (current birth registrations), while 104 004 (10,4%) were births that occurred in the previous years but were registered in 2020.

Where does South Africa’s birth rate?

The current birth rate for South Africa in 2022 is 19.328 births per 1000 people, a 1.7% decline from 2021. The birth rate for South Africa in 2021 was 19.662 births per 1000 people, a 1.67% decline from 2020. The birth rate for South Africa in 2020 was 19.995 births per 1000 people, a 1.64% decline from 2019.

What is the birth and death rate in South Africa?

South Africa: Demographics

REFERENCEPREVIOUS
Net MigrationMar 2022398,619
Births20201,051,311
Deaths2018446,544
Birth Rate201621.3

Why Does South Africa have a low birth rate?

Because of South Africa’s past history of widely accessible family planning services and health services that are well established relative to the situation in the rest of sub-Saharan Africa, the low fertility rate can also be explained by the high use of contraception.

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