South Africa: Rural population, percent

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

South Africa: Rural population, percent of total population

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Africa from 1960 to 2018. The average value for South Africa during that period was 46.4 percent with a minumum of 33.65 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 53.38 percent in 1960. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: 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.
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