South Africa Death Rate 1950-2022

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 2022. 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 2022 Death Rate
Bulgaria 15.584
Romania 13.320
Serbia 13.258
Russia 12.985
Belarus 12.565
Montenegro 10.807
North Macedonia 10.383
Armenia 9.732
Grenada 9.578
Cuba 9.516
South Africa 9.415
Mauritius 8.953
Equatorial Guinea 8.637
Albania 8.527
Fiji 8.488
Thailand 8.159
Guyana 7.813
China 7.683
Jamaica 7.664
Suriname 7.544
Namibia 7.536
Kazakhstan 7.302
Venezuela 7.258
Turkmenistan 7.088
Azerbaijan 6.978
Tonga 6.949
Brazil 6.759
Gabon 6.562
Dominican Republic 6.328
Mexico 6.232
Botswana 5.895
Colombia 5.848
Peru 5.802
Paraguay 5.681
Turkey 5.584
Malaysia 5.392
Costa Rica 5.349
Samoa 5.237
Libya 5.190
Ecuador 5.186
Belize 4.869
Iran 4.826
Lebanon 4.754
Algeria 4.733
Iraq 4.703
Guatemala 4.703
Jordan 3.975
Maldives 2.766
South Africa - Historical Death Rate Data
Year Death Rate Growth Rate
2022 9.415 -0.280%
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%