West Rand Population 2021

909,301
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West Rand's 2021 population is now estimated at 909,301. In 1950, the population of West Rand was 207,707. West Rand has grown by 11,692 since 2015, which represents a 1.30% 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 West Rand, which typically includes West Rand's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

West Rand Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,105,4291.28%13,948
20341,091,4811.31%14,113
20331,077,3681.34%14,266
20321,063,1021.37%14,401
20311,048,7011.40%14,520
20301,034,1811.43%14,597
20291,019,5841.46%14,625
20281,004,9591.47%14,593
2027990,3661.48%14,484
2026975,8821.48%14,257
2025961,6251.47%13,891
2024947,7341.43%13,393
2023934,3411.39%12,817
2022921,5241.34%12,223
2021909,3011.30%11,692
2020897,6091.27%11,266
2019886,3431.25%10,961
2018875,3821.71%14,717
2017860,6651.71%14,470
2016846,1951.71%14,227
2015831,9681.71%13,988
2014817,9801.71%13,753
2013804,2271.71%13,521
2012790,7061.71%13,294
2011777,4121.71%13,052
2010764,3601.71%12,834
2009751,5261.71%12,600
2008738,9261.71%12,424
2007726,5021.71%12,197
2006714,3051.71%11,993
2005702,3121.71%11,776
2004690,5361.71%11,610
2003678,9261.71%11,399
2002667,5271.64%10,750
2001656,7771.45%9,387
2000647,3901.45%9,278
1999638,1121.45%9,133
1998628,9791.45%9,002
1997619,9772.59%15,642
1996604,3355.65%32,299
1995572,0365.64%30,532
1994541,5045.64%28,902
1993512,6025.63%27,323
1992485,2795.65%25,936
1991459,3432.56%11,478
1990447,8651.16%5,139
1989442,7261.16%5,074
1988437,6521.16%5,029
1987432,6231.16%4,964
1986427,6591.16%4,908
1985422,7510.38%1,581
1984421,1700.00%11
1983421,1590.00%11
1982421,1480.00%10
1981421,1380.00%11
1980421,1270.00%11
1979421,1160.00%11
1978421,1050.00%10
1977421,0950.00%11
1976421,0840.00%11
1975421,0730.00%10
1974421,0630.00%11
1973421,0520.00%11
1972421,0410.00%11
1971421,0300.00%10
1970421,0202.73%11,197
1969409,8233.23%12,823
1968397,0003.24%12,456
1967384,5443.23%12,048
1966372,4963.23%11,671
1965360,8253.23%11,290
1964349,5353.24%10,967
1963338,5683.23%10,608
1962327,9603.23%10,275
1961317,6853.37%10,354
1960307,3314.00%11,823
1959295,5083.99%11,352
1958284,1564.00%10,916
1957273,2403.99%10,483
1956262,7574.00%10,108
1955252,6494.00%9,706
1954242,9434.00%9,333
1953233,6103.99%8,963
1952224,6474.00%8,642
1951216,0054.00%8,298
1950207,7070.00%

West Rand 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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