SA’s Population Passes 50 Million Mark

South Africa's population passes the 50 million mark, says Statistics South Africa

The Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) says that South Africa's population has passed the 50 million mark.

In its latest mid-year population estimates released this week, Stats SA estimates that the country's population has now reached 50.59 million people, based on the 2001 census.

The agency further states that the figures show a net growth rate of 1.1 percent, worked out using the birth rate, immigration, emigration, and the death rate.

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