South Africa Death Rate 1950-2020

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 2020. 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 2020 Death Rate
Bulgaria 15.483
Serbia 13.215
Romania 13.173
Russia 12.852
Belarus 12.560
Montenegro 10.755
North Macedonia 10.200
Armenia 9.819
Grenada 9.557
South Africa 9.468
Cuba 9.215
Equatorial Guinea 9.036
Mauritius 8.626
Fiji 8.315
Albania 8.174
Namibia 7.887
Thailand 7.884
Guyana 7.618
Jamaica 7.613
Suriname 7.433
China 7.402
Kazakhstan 7.215
Venezuela 7.105
Turkmenistan 7.069
Tonga 7.068
Azerbaijan 6.865
Gabon 6.735
Brazil 6.588
Dominican Republic 6.227
Mexico 6.103
Botswana 5.848
Colombia 5.687
Peru 5.627
Paraguay 5.578
Turkey 5.491
Samoa 5.236
Malaysia 5.223
Costa Rica 5.198
Ecuador 5.143
Libya 5.130
Iran 4.853
Belize 4.786
Iraq 4.750
Guatemala 4.728
Algeria 4.726
Lebanon 4.531
Jordan 3.916
Maldives 2.803
South Africa - Historical Death Rate Data
Year Death Rate Growth Rate
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%