South Africa Death Rate 1950-2021

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of the South Africa death rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Death Rate
Country Name 2021 Death Rate
Bulgaria 15.534
Romania 13.246
Serbia 13.237
Russia 12.918
Belarus 12.562
Montenegro 10.781
North Macedonia 10.291
Armenia 9.775
Grenada 9.568
South Africa 9.441
Cuba 9.365
Equatorial Guinea 8.836
Mauritius 8.789
Fiji 8.402
Albania 8.350
Thailand 8.021
Guyana 7.715
Namibia 7.712
Jamaica 7.639
China 7.542
Suriname 7.488
Kazakhstan 7.259
Venezuela 7.182
Turkmenistan 7.079
Tonga 7.009
Azerbaijan 6.921
Brazil 6.674
Gabon 6.649
Dominican Republic 6.278
Mexico 6.168
Botswana 5.872
Colombia 5.767
Peru 5.714
Paraguay 5.630
Turkey 5.537
Malaysia 5.308
Costa Rica 5.273
Samoa 5.237
Ecuador 5.164
Libya 5.160
Iran 4.839
Belize 4.827
Algeria 4.730
Iraq 4.726
Guatemala 4.716
Lebanon 4.642
Jordan 3.946
Maldives 2.784
South Africa - Historical Death Rate Data
Year Death Rate Growth Rate
2021 9.441 -0.290%
2020 9.468 -0.270%
2019 9.494 -0.270%
2018 9.520 -1.930%
2017 9.707 -1.890%
2016 9.894 -1.850%
2015 10.080 -1.820%
2014 10.267 -1.790%
2013 10.454 -5.590%
2012 11.073 -5.290%
2011 11.692 -5.040%
2010 12.312 -4.790%
2009 12.931 -4.570%
2008 13.550 0.070%
2007 13.540 0.070%
2006 13.531 0.070%
2005 13.521 0.070%
2004 13.512 0.070%
2003 13.502 4.860%
2002 12.876 5.110%
2001 12.250 5.390%
2000 11.624 5.690%
1999 10.998 6.040%
1998 10.372 4.510%
1997 9.924 4.740%
1996 9.475 4.960%
1995 9.027 5.230%
1994 8.578 5.510%
1993 8.130 -1.190%
1992 8.228 -1.170%
1991 8.325 -1.160%
1990 8.423 -1.140%
1989 8.520 -1.140%
1988 8.618 -3.440%
1987 8.925 -3.340%
1986 9.233 -3.220%
1985 9.540 -3.130%
1984 9.848 -3.020%
1983 10.155 -2.630%
1982 10.429 -2.560%
1981 10.703 -2.500%
1980 10.977 -2.440%
1979 11.251 -2.380%
1978 11.525 -3.060%
1977 11.889 -2.980%
1976 12.254 -2.880%
1975 12.618 -2.810%
1974 12.983 -2.730%
1973 13.347 -2.600%
1972 13.703 -2.530%
1971 14.059 -2.470%
1970 14.415 -2.410%
1969 14.771 -2.350%
1968 15.127 -2.030%
1967 15.440 -1.990%
1966 15.753 -1.950%
1965 16.066 -1.910%
1964 16.379 -1.880%
1963 16.692 -1.760%
1962 16.991 -1.730%
1961 17.290 -1.700%
1960 17.589 -1.670%
1959 17.888 -1.640%
1958 18.187 -2.250%
1957 18.606 -2.200%
1956 19.025 -2.150%
1955 19.444 -2.110%
1954 19.863 -2.070%
1953 20.282 -2.020%
1952 20.701 -1.980%
1951 21.120 -1.950%
1950 21.539 0.000%