Key information

South Africa is one of the 48 countries of the IDF African region. 537 million people have diabetes in the world and 24 million people in the AFR Region; by 2045 it will be around 55 million.

Diabetes in South Africa (2021)


  • 37,416,800
    Total adult population
  • 11.3% prevalence
    of diabetes in adults
  • 4,234,000
    Total cases of diabetes in adults

IDF member(s) in South Africa