The white population is estimated at 4,7 million, the coloured population at 5,2 million and the Indian/Asian population at 1,5 million. Gauteng comprises the largest share of the South African population, with approximately 15,2 million people (25,8%) living in this province.
What was the white population of South Africa in 1980?
In addition, there were ten Bantustans (historic homelands) set up for the black population: Bophuthatswana, Ciskei, Transkei, Venda, Gazankulu, KaNgwane, KwaNdebele, KwaZulu, Lebowa, and Qwaqwa .Demographic Characteristics of South Africa in the late 1980s.GroupPopulation (1,000s)Percent of TotalWhites4,96114.8%Blacks24,90174.1%Coloureds2,8818.6%Asians8782.6%1 more row
What percentage of South Africas population is black?
75% Black population accounts 75% of the South Africas entire population. (2.) The Whites who account for about 13% of the population.