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Province in South Africa

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
1996-10-09
Population
Census
2001-10-09
Population
Census
2011-10-09
Population
Estimate
2016-03-06
Free State (Oranje Free State)Province2,633,5042,706,7752,745,5902,834,714
DihlabengLocal Municipality107,798129,338128,704140,044
KopanongLocal Municipality50,01756,07949,17149,999
LetsemengLocal Municipality35,44942,84738,62840,044
MafubeLocal Municipality52,00556,63757,87657,574
Maluti a PhofungLocal Municipality353,238360,549335,784353,452
Mangaung (Bloemfontein)Metropolitan Municipality603,528645,440747,431759,693
MantsopaLocal Municipality50,08155,34251,05653,525
MasilonyanaLocal Municipality65,85164,40963,33466,084
MatjhabengLocal Municipality476,763408,170406,461428,843
MetsimaholoLocal Municipality106,912115,955149,108163,564
MohokareLocal Municipality36,23836,32134,14635,840
MoqhakaLocal Municipality169,440167,892160,532154,732
NalaLocal Municipality82,14198,26481,22078,515
NalediLocal Municipality24,91227,47924,31424,797
NgwatheLocal Municipality120,007118,810120,520118,907
NketoanaLocal Municipality64,28461,95160,32464,893
PhumelelaLocal Municipality46,65751,92847,77250,054
SetsotoLocal Municipality109,768123,194112,597117,632
TokologoLocal Municipality26,76732,45528,98629,149
TswelopeleLocal Municipality51,64853,71447,62547,373
South AfricaRepublic40,583,57344,819,77851,770,56055,653,654

Source: Statistics South Africa (web).

Explanation: The 2016 population figures refer to the Community Survey 2016. Area figures for municipalities are calculated from geospatial data.


Further Population Figures:

Gender (C 2011)
Males1,328,967
Females1,416,623
Population Group (C 2011)
Black African2,405,533
White239,026
Asian10,398
Coloured83,844
Other group6,790
First Language (C 2011)
Zulu118,126
Xhosa201,145
Afrikaans340,490
English78,782
Northern Sotho7,395
Tswana140,228
Sotho1,717,881
Tsonga8,039
Venda2,592
Southern Ndebele10,008
Sign Language32,910
Other language15,935

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