Bloemfontein Population 2021

577,560
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Bloemfontein's 2021 population is now estimated at 577,560. In 1950, the population of Bloemfontein was 106,571. Bloemfontein has grown by 10,531 since 2015, which represents a 1.86% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Bloemfontein, which typically includes Bloemfontein's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Bloemfontein Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
2035713,7321.28%9,007
2034704,7251.31%9,115
2033695,6101.34%9,220
2032686,3901.38%9,319
2031677,0711.41%9,424
2030667,6471.45%9,524
2029658,1231.48%9,630
2028648,4931.53%9,752
2027638,7411.57%9,891
2026628,8501.62%10,033
2025618,8171.67%10,162
2024608,6551.72%10,272
2023598,3831.76%10,370
2022588,0131.81%10,453
2021577,5601.86%10,531
2020567,0291.90%10,579
2019556,4501.94%10,575
2018545,8752.43%12,934
2017532,9412.43%12,628
2016520,3132.43%12,328
2015507,9852.43%12,037
2014495,9482.43%11,751
2013484,1972.43%11,473
2012472,7242.43%11,201
2011461,5232.42%10,921
2010450,6022.42%10,663
2009439,9392.42%10,395
2008429,5442.43%10,178
2007419,3662.42%9,924
2006409,4422.42%9,688
2005399,7542.42%9,446
2004390,3082.43%9,249
2003381,0592.42%9,017
2002372,0422.46%8,932
2001363,1102.55%9,039
2000354,0712.56%8,837
1999345,2342.56%8,606
1998336,6282.56%8,390
1997328,2382.20%7,074
1996321,1641.28%4,066
1995317,0981.28%4,008
1994313,0901.28%3,958
1993309,1321.28%3,902
1992305,2301.28%3,864
1991301,3661.99%5,894
1990295,4722.33%6,727
1989288,7452.33%6,564
1988282,1812.33%6,433
1987275,7482.33%6,277
1986269,4712.33%6,135
1985263,3362.41%6,206
1984257,1302.46%6,177
1983250,9532.46%6,022
1982244,9312.46%5,876
1981239,0552.46%5,729
1980233,3262.46%5,606
1979227,7202.46%5,464
1978222,2562.46%5,332
1977216,9242.46%5,198
1976211,7262.46%5,087
1975206,6392.46%4,958
1974201,6812.46%4,840
1973196,8412.45%4,716
1972192,1252.46%4,616
1971187,5092.46%4,499
1970183,0102.39%4,275
1969178,7352.38%4,148
1968174,5872.38%4,063
1967170,5242.38%3,963
1966166,5612.38%3,871
1965162,6902.38%3,775
1964158,9152.38%3,699
1963155,2162.38%3,607
1962151,6092.38%3,523
1961148,0862.51%3,620
1960144,4663.09%4,334
1959140,1323.09%4,199
1958135,9333.09%4,072
1957131,8613.08%3,946
1956127,9153.09%3,838
1955124,0773.09%3,717
1954120,3603.09%3,606
1953116,7543.08%3,494
1952113,2603.09%3,398
1951109,8623.09%3,291
1950106,5710.00%

Bloemfontein Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Johannesburg5,926,6682.49%
Cape Town4,709,9902.00%
Ekurhuleni3,969,9371.94%
Durban3,176,2540.57%
Pretoria2,655,2823.49%
Port Elizabeth1,266,5331.02%
West Rand909,3011.30%
Soshanguve866,0051.48%
Vereeniging779,5300.71%
Buffalo City717,0671.20%
Bloemfontein577,5601.86%
Pietermaritzburg532,7661.11%
Rustenburg532,7114.58%
Witbank470,2493.51%
Polokwane444,8594.52%

Other Cities in South Africa

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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