(Reguidit frae Afrikaner)

Afrikaners are a Soothren African ethnic group descendit frae predominantly Dutch settlers first arrivin in the seiventeent an aichteent centuries.[8]

Tot population
c. 3.5 million[1]
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Sooth Africae2,710,461 (2011)[2]
 Namibie92,400 (2003)[3]
 Zambie~41,000 (2006)[a]
 Botswana~20,000 (2010)[4]
 Swaziland~13,000 (2006)[a]
 Australie5,079 (2011)[b]
 New Zealand1,197 (2013)[c]
 Argentinae~400 (1985)[7]
First leid
Seicont or third leid
Calvinism (Dutch Reformed • Dutch Reformed o Africae • Reformed • African Protestant • French Reformed)  • Ither Protestants • Roman Catholicism • Irreleegious • Jewish •
Relatit ethnic groups


  1. 1.0 1.1 Ethnologue
  2. The 2011 Australian Census records 5,079 Australian residents who explicitly identify as Afrikaner (that is, excluding those who identified as "African" or "South African"), while 35,031 identified as Afrikaans speakers.[5]
  3. The 2013 New Zealand Census records 1,197 New Zealand residents who explicitly identify as Afrikaner (that is, excluding those who identified as "African" or "South African"), while 27,387 identified as Afrikaans speakers.[6]


  1. "Afrikaners constitute nearly three million out of approximately 53 million inhabitants of the Republic of South Africa, plus as many as half a million in diaspora." Afrikaner – Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  2. "Census 2011: Census in brief" (PDF). Statistics South Africa. p. 26. Retrieved 26 June 2013.[deid airtin] The number of people who described themselves as white in terms of population group and specified their first language as Afrikaans in South Africa's 2011 Census was 2,710,461. The total white population with a first language specified was 4,461,409 and the total population was 51,770,560.
  3. "Demographics". Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  4. Chris McIntyre. Botswana: Okavango Delta - Chobe - Northern Kalahari (2010 ed.). Bradt Travel Guides Ltd. p. 37. ISBN 978-1-84162-308-5.
  5. The People of Australia: Statistics from the 2011 Census – Department of Immigration and Border Protection. p. 29, p. 55. Retrieved 8 August 2014.
  6. 2013 Census QuickStats about culture and identity (Excel file) – Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 8 August 2014.
  7. ANTON FERREIRA (1985-12-22). "Settlers Fled Political Turmoil in S. Africa : Boers: as Argentine as the Gaucho". Los Angeles Times. Reuters. Retrieved 2014-05-12.
  8. Entry: Cape Colony. Encyclopedia Britannica Volume 4 Part 2: Brain to Casting. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. 1933. James Louis Garvin, editor.