South Africa Statistics and Facts (2020) | By the Numbers

South Africa Statistics and Facts

South Africa Statistics and FactsHere are a few of the most interesting South Africa statistics and facts I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

South Africa Statistics and Facts

Time zoneOffset
South Africa Standard TimeUTC +2
Eastern Africa TimeUTC +3
  • Population: 57.577 million (2018)
  • National Languages:Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English, Northern Sotho, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Tsonga, Swazi, Venda, Southern Ndebele
  • Capital Cities: Pretoria, Bloemfontein, Cape Town
  • Largest City: Johannesburg
  • List of Major Cities in South Africa : 
    • Johannesburg
    • Cape Town
    • Durban
    • Germiston-Ekurhuleni
    • Pretoria
    • Nelspruit-Ehlanzeni
    • Rustenburg
    • Mthatha
    • Middelburg
    • Thohoyandou