The population of South Africa in 2011 was 52 million. About 2 in 5 South African lived in the 5 cities included in the database.
|Data Overview||Summary statistics|
|# of cities||5||Average city population (in millions)||2.6|
|Year of data||2011||Average density||1276|
|Average population of base geographic unit||700||Average population-weighted density||10671|
|Income definition||Total annual household income||Average income segregation (from 0, lowest, to 100, highest)||16.4|
|# of income categories||11||Income inequality (80/20 income percentile ratio)||25.6|
|% of population living in central city (5km radius from city hall)||6.1|
South African data are from Statistics South Africa.
Income is from the 2011 census and was collected as follows:
Gross monthly or annual income before deductions and including all sources of income. Income is always reported as annual income in the final census product.
Geographic data are based on the Small Area Layer.