Soshanguve, South Africa Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Soshanguve, South Africa metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Soshanguve in 2019 is 841,000, a 1.45% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Soshanguve in 2018 was 829,000, a 1.97% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Soshanguve in 2017 was 813,000, a 2.01% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Soshanguve in 2016 was 797,000, a 1.92% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in South Africa
City Name Population
Johannesburg 5,635,000
Cape Town 4,524,000
Ekurhuleni 3,818,000
Ethekwini 3,145,000
Pretoria 2,473,000
Nelson Mandela Bay 1,242,000
West Rand 886,000
Soshanguve 841,000
Vereeniging 769,000
Buffalo City 700,000
Bloemfontein 556,000
The Msunduzi 521,000
Rustenburg 485,000
Witbank 438,000
Polokwane 406,000
Soshanguve - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 841,000 1.45%
2018 829,000 1.97%
2017 813,000 2.01%
2016 797,000 1.92%
2015 782,000 1.96%
2014 767,000 1.86%
2013 753,000 2.03%
2012 738,000 1.93%
2011 724,000 1.97%
2010 710,000 1.87%
2009 697,000 1.90%
2008 684,000 1.94%
2007 671,000 1.98%
2006 658,000 2.02%
2005 645,000 1.90%
2004 633,000 1.93%
2003 621,000 1.97%
2002 609,000 2.18%
2001 596,000 3.29%
2000 577,000 3.04%
1999 560,000 3.13%
1998 543,000 3.23%
1997 526,000 4.16%
1996 505,000 6.99%
1995 472,000 6.79%
1994 442,000 7.02%
1993 413,000 6.72%
1992 387,000 6.91%
1991 362,000 6.78%
1990 339,000 6.94%
1989 317,000 7.09%
1988 296,000 6.86%
1987 277,000 6.95%
1986 259,000 6.58%
1985 243,000 7.05%
1984 227,000 6.57%
1983 213,000 7.04%
1982 199,000 6.99%
1981 186,000 6.90%
1980 174,000 6.75%
1979 163,000 7.24%
1978 152,000 6.29%
1977 143,000 7.52%
1976 133,000 6.40%
1975 125,000 6.84%
1974 117,000 7.34%
1973 109,000 6.86%
1972 102,000 6.25%
1971 96,000 7.87%
1970 89,000 5.95%
1969 84,000 7.69%
1968 78,000 6.85%
1967 73,000 5.80%
1966 69,000 7.81%
1965 64,000 6.67%
1964 60,000 7.14%
1963 56,000 5.66%
1962 53,000 8.16%
1961 49,000 6.52%
1960 46,000 6.98%
1959 43,000 7.50%
1958 40,000 5.26%
1957 38,000 8.57%
1956 35,000 6.06%
1955 33,000 6.45%
1954 31,000 6.90%
1953 29,000 7.41%
1952 27,000 8.00%
1951 25,000 4.17%
1950 24,000 0.00%