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Gauteng is the most populated province with 15,1 million people!

The Statistician-General of South Africa and Head of Statistics South Africa, Risenga Maluleke, handed over the Census 2022 results to Premier Andrek Panyaza Lesufi.

Gauteng (GP) is the most populated province in with 15,1 million people. The GP population increased by 23% from 2011 to 2022. City of Johannesburg is the number 1 ranked population centre.

At 84,6% the Black African population group constitutes the largest proportion of GP’s population, followed by White (10%) and Coloured (2,9%). With a sex ratio of 102, Gauteng is the only province with more males than females.

Between 2011 and 2022 GP gained a net amount of almost 400 000 persons moving from other provinces. Strongest migration flows from LP were to the GP, while the biggest stream out of GP was to WC.

More than 3 out of 5 children aged 0-4 years in Gauteng had access to some form of early childhood development (ECD) program. Persons aged 5–24 years attending school increased by 2,5 percentage points from 66,8% in 2001 to 69,3% in 2022.


Mzukona Mantshontsho is the founder of Nyakaza Media Solutions. Nyakaza Media Solutions is an organisation that was established to help community organisations, business entities, and schools to research, write, document, report, analyse, edit, publish newsletters or bulletins in hard-copy, on-line and maintain websites with the relevant content as per the editorial policy of that organisation, school or entity. Nyakaza Media Solutions has a vision to promote and bring dialogue to communities, businesses and schools about issues that affect them. Nyakaza Media Solutions is on a mission to develop and encourage communities, businesses and learners to celebrate the good, applaud excellence, welcome growth, strive to be better individuals, businesses and communities, want more knowledge, discourage bad and counter-productive behaviour as well as communities, businesses and learners that want to be great SOUTH AFRICANS. Nyakaza Media Solutions is making use of Yo School Magazine as a platform that learners in all schools to make use of to write their stories.

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