Population: 50.59-million; South Africa is a nation of diversity, with 50.59-million people and a variety of cultures, languages and religious beliefs. Some 62% of the population is urbanised.


The 11 official languages are Afrikaans, English, isiNdebele, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sesotho saLeboa, Sesotho, Setswana, siSwati, Tshivenda and Xitsonga.


Some 79.8% of South Africans are Christian, 15% have no religion, and 1.4% are undecided. Islam is the religion of 1.5% of South Africans, Hinduism that of 1.2%, African traditional belief 0.3%, Judaism 0.2% and other beliefs 0.6%.


(Source: www.southafrica.info)