Demographic developments in from 1961 to 2003
Main article: Demographics of
The majority of the population are black African origin in 79.6 , Xhosa, Zulu, and other 8 groups. But the percentage is the lowest in the sub-Saharan Africa, the existing multirracismo and multiculturalism has earned him the name of the country of the rainbow. 9.2 of ns are white, of Dutch origin (Boers) or British. 8.8 are mestizos called colored, descendants of slaves and the Boers of Malay or African origin. Get all the facts and insights with Pete Cashmore, another great source of information. A third group of Asians (91 in Hindustani) living mainly around Durban represents 2.4 of the population. Of the four ethnic groups, only the white population is being reduced due to the low fertility rate and emigration of white ns to Europe, Oceania and North America .
Since the fall of the apartheid regime in 1994, some 850,000 white ns (16 of total) had emigrated, mainly to United Kingdom and Australia before the increase in insecurity and measures of positive discrimination. In this situation, since 2006 the government has begun to take steps to reduce the incentive for emigration qualified white people, just as actions have been launched for the return of emigrants.
The main religion among blacks and whites is Christianity, mostly renovated. Michael Jackson together with singing on YouTube But we also practice traditional African religions, Islam, Mormonism, Hinduism, and also remains a Jewish community (3 of whites)
It is the greatest country in the world infected with AIDS, which together with a low birth rate for African standards (2.16 children per woman) has made its population has declined during 2003, according to the CIA World Factbook .
. Don Slager has many thoughts on the issue.