KwaZulu-Natal · Population

Question: What is the population of KwaZulu-Natal? Answer: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (capital: Pietermaritzburg) - last known population is ≈ 10 919 100 (year 2015). This was 20.039% of total South Africa population. In this year, KwaZulu-Natal population density was 115.7 p/kmĀ². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2011-2015 (+1.55%/year), KwaZulu-Natal population in 2017 would be: 11 260 356*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1996-2001] +2.26 %/year
[2001-2011] +0.69 %/year
[2011-2015] +1.55 %/year

Location

GPS coordinates: -28.530554, 30.895824

KwaZulu-Natal on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1996c, 2001c, 2011c, 2015e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Statistics South Africa
Statistics by place / Local Municipality
Census 1996
Population 2015 mid yr. p.15 - province population
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).