South Sudan's flag    South Sudan


Official language: English,Arabic
Currency: Sudanese Pound
Capital City: Juba
Area: 619745km2
Subregional membership(s): East Africa, Inter-Governmental Authority for Development (IGAD)


12.7M
2016

Mid-year population
11.0B
2014

GDP at current prices, USD
99.2
2013

Under five mortality rate
64.1
2015

Primary enrolment ratio
Population and migration
Indicator20162015201420132012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000199919981997199619951994199319921991199019891988198719861985198419831982198119801979197819771976197519741973197219711970
Average annual population growth rate - Total (%)3.03.33.74.14.34.44.44.44.44.34.24.13.93.73.73.94.34.74.94.43.21.5-0.3-1.5-1.9-1.5-0.60.21.01.61.92.32.63.03.23.23.02.82.72.62.52.52.52.52.42.42.3
Crude birth rate (per 1000 population)36.036.436.837.137.537.938.338.739.239.640.040.440.941.441.942.543.143.744.344.845.345.846.246.546.947.247.547.747.847.847.847.747.747.647.747.848.048.348.548.849.149.449.750.050.350.650.9
Crude death rate (per 1000 population)11.111.411.611.812.112.412.713.113.413.714.114.414.715.015.315.716.016.416.817.217.618.018.519.019.620.220.821.321.922.422.923.323.623.924.124.324.524.725.025.325.626.026.426.927.327.828.2
Life expectancy at birth - Total (years)56.556.155.755.254.854.253.753.152.652.151.651.250.850.450.049.649.248.848.447.947.446.946.345.644.944.243.542.842.241.540.940.440.039.739.439.239.038.938.738.438.137.837.437.036.636.235.8
Life expectancy at birth - Female (years)57.557.156.756.255.755.254.754.153.653.152.752.351.951.551.250.850.550.149.749.248.848.247.747.046.445.745.044.343.643.042.441.941.541.140.940.740.540.340.139.939.639.238.838.438.037.637.2
Life expectancy at birth - Male (years)55.655.254.754.353.853.352.752.251.651.150.650.149.749.348.948.548.047.647.146.646.145.544.944.343.642.942.241.440.840.139.639.038.638.338.037.837.637.537.337.036.736.436.035.635.234.834.4
Mid-year population - Total (millions)12.712.311.911.511.010.510.19.69.28.88.48.17.87.57.27.06.76.46.15.85.65.55.45.55.65.75.85.85.75.75.65.45.35.25.04.84.74.64.44.34.24.14.03.93.83.73.6
Mid-year population - Female (thousands)6,3556,1615,9495,7225,4885,2555,0304,8154,6094,4144,2304,0593,9023,7613,6283,4963,3593,2123,0602,9172,8062,7402,7272,7572,8132,8662,8982,9032,8852,8472,7972,7392,6732,5982,5182,4382,3632,2952,2332,1752,1212,0682,0161,9661,9181,8721,828
Mid-year population - Male (thousands)6,3786,1795,9635,7325,4935,2565,0274,8084,6004,4024,2154,0413,8833,7393,6053,4723,3343,1863,0332,8902,7792,7132,6982,7272,7812,8332,8642,8682,8502,8132,7632,7062,6412,5682,4892,4112,3382,2712,2102,1542,1012,0501,9991,9511,9051,8611,819
Mid-year population - Urban (%)18.818.618.418.218.017.917.717.617.417.317.217.016.916.816.616.516.416.316.116.015.915.815.614.914.113.312.511.811.110.59.89.38.78.58.58.58.58.58.68.68.68.68.68.68.68.6
Net reproduction rate (per woman)2.02.12.2
Population: 0-14 - Total (thousands)5,3345,1935,0514,8914,7174,5394,3594,1974,0373,8803,7303,5873,4633,3513,2433,1293,0012,8712,7292,5952,4902,4252,4032,4312,4842,5302,5492,5612,5452,5072,4572,4032,3552,2972,2332,1642,0942,0381,9841,9311,8781,8251,7791,7341,6891,6401,587
Population: 0-14 - Female (thousands)2,6322,5632,4942,4152,3302,2432,1552,0751,9961,9201,8461,7761,7151,6601,6071,5511,4881,4241,3541,2881,2371,2051,1941,2091,2361,2591,2691,2751,2681,2491,2251,1981,1741,1461,1141,0801,0451,017990.7964.6938.6912.1889.4867.2844.9821.1794.9
Population: 0-14 - Male (thousands)2,7022,6302,5582,4752,3872,2962,2042,1222,0401,9611,8841,8121,7481,6911,6361,5781,5131,4471,3751,3071,2531,2201,2081,2221,2481,2711,2801,2861,2771,2581,2321,2051,1811,1521,1191,0841,0491,020993.1966.4939.7912.5889.2866.6843.7819.2792.2
Population: 15-64 - Total (thousands)6,9596,7196,4486,1695,8885,6145,3585,1054,8684,6474,4434,2544,0763,9153,7663,6263,4893,3363,1833,0412,9322,8712,8652,8962,9503,0093,0553,0523,0332,9992,9532,8972,8182,7322,6432,5592,4852,4102,3442,2872,2362,1892,1362,0852,0392,0001,969
Population: 15-64 - Female (thousands)3,4873,3683,2343,0962,9562,8202,6922,5672,4492,3392,2372,1432,0541,9741,9001,8301,7611,6851,6081,5371,4821,4511,4481,4641,4921,5221,5451,5431,5331,5161,4921,4631,4231,3791,3341,2911,2531,2141,1811,1521,1251,1011,0731,0471,0231,002985.8
Population: 15-64 - Male (thousands)3,4733,3513,2143,0742,9322,7952,6662,5382,4192,3082,2062,1112,0211,9411,8661,7961,7281,6521,5751,5051,4501,4201,4171,4321,4591,4881,5111,5091,5001,4831,4611,4341,3951,3531,3091,2681,2331,1961,1631,1361,1111,0891,0631,0381,016997.7983.6
Population: 65+ - Total (thousands)439.9427.5411.6394.1375.6357.2339.7321.4304.1288.0273.0259.1246.0234.2223.5213.2202.7191.6180.6170.4162.1156.5156.8157.9159.2159.6158.2158.4157.1154.3150.1144.9141.0136.5131.7126.8122.0118.2114.6111.0107.4103.5101.198.696.093.390.5
Population: 65+ - Female (thousands)236.1229.4220.8211.4201.7192.0182.9173.1163.9155.3147.4140.1133.0126.7121.0115.4109.8103.697.591.887.284.184.084.585.185.484.684.783.982.580.477.775.573.170.567.965.363.261.259.157.155.053.652.150.649.147.6
Population: 65+ - Male (thousands)203.8198.1190.8182.7174.0165.2156.9148.3140.2132.7125.6119.0113.0107.5102.697.893.088.083.178.674.972.472.873.474.174.373.573.873.271.869.867.365.563.461.258.956.655.053.451.950.248.547.646.545.444.243.0
Total fertility rate (per woman)4.94.95.05.15.25.35.45.55.65.65.75.85.96.06.16.16.26.36.46.46.56.66.66.66.76.76.86.86.86.86.86.86.86.86.86.86.96.96.96.96.96.96.96.96.96.96.9
Data Source
United Nations Population Division
Health
Indicator20152014201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002200120001999199819971996199519941993199219911990
Contraceptive use among currently married women 15-49 years old (%)9.09.57.09.98.7
Death rate associated with malaria per 100,000 population - Total (per 100000 population)55.0
HIV prevalence among population aged 15-49 years old - Total (%)2.72.72.82.82.82.82.82.82.82.8
Infant mortality rate (Per 1000 live births)60.362.064.066.168.370.673.175.778.982.486.490.695.099.7104.5109.5
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100000 live births)789.0823.0841.0857.0869.0876.0886.0928.0971.01,0301,0901,1501,1901,2301,2701,3101,3401,3701,4101,4701,5301,5801,6301,6701,7001,730
Neo-natal mortality - Total (Per 1000 live births)39.0
Percentage of mothers provided at least one antenatal care - Total (%)40.040.040.040.040.040.040.040.0
Prevalence of underweight children under-five years of age - Total (%)27.632.5
Proportion of children under 5 sleeping under insecticide-treated bednets (%)45.825.321.0
Proportion of children under 5 with fever who are treated with appropriate anti-malarial drugs (%)31.951.235.846.1
Proportion of population using improved drinking water source - Total (%)59.059.059.059.059.0
Proportion of population with advanced HIV infection with access to antiretroviral drugs (%)6.0
Proportion of the population using improved sanitation facilities - Total (%)7.07.07.07.07.0
Tuberculosis incidence rate per year per 100,000 population - Mid-point (number)146146146
Tuberculosis prevalence rate per 100,000 population - Upper bound (number)518448474
Tuberculosis treatment success rate under DOTS (%)52.069.070.0
Under five mortality rate (both sexes) (Per 1000 live births)99.2102.9106.7110.8115.5120.6126.3132.7139.7182.5
Women 15-24 years old with comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/AIDS (%)9.8
Data Source
United Nations Statistics Division
World Bank
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
World Health Organization
Education
Indicator20152014201320122011201020092008
Adult literacy rate - Total (%)31.926.8
Adult literacy rate - Female (%)25.319.2
Adult literacy rate - Male (%)38.634.8
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Total (%)64.184.3
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Female (%)53.167.0
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Male (%)74.9101.1
Gross enrolment ratio in secondary - Total (%)9.5
Mean years of schooling (years)5.45.45.45.45.4
Net enrolment rate in primary education - Female (%)41.3
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary education - Total (rate)49.9
Ratio of girls to boys in primary education (ratio)0.7
School life Expectancy in Primary - Total (years)5.5
School life Expectancy in Primary - Female (years)4.4
School life Expectancy in Primary - Male (years)6.7
Data Source
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
National accounts
Indicator20152014201320122011201020092008
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values - US dollars (billions)11.0
GDP per capita (US dollars)1,031944.281,6961,5631,2761,690
GDP, PPP (current international USD) - Current, intl. dollar (millions)23,69123,49622,46117,08935,273
GNI per capita (US dollars)410.3468.26357.71,0911,097924.781,191
Gross investment - as % of GDP (%)19.5
Gross National Income - US dollars (millions)12,0664,8875,3633,92811,47011,0358,89910,968
Gross national saving - as % of GDP (%)7.113.611.3-5.223.5
Real GDP growth rate (%)2.913.1-46.1-4.65.55.0
Structure of demand at current market prices: Exports of goods and services (%)24.418.210.166.161.460.366.0
Structure of demand at current market prices: General government final consumption expenditure (%)32.223.122.912.616.315.514.7
Structure of demand at current market prices: Gross capital formation (%)12.211.911.29.510.312.313.9
Structure of demand at current market prices: Household consumption expenditure (%)71.789.7101.039.041.546.536.6
Structure of demand at current market prices: Imports of goods and services (%)-47.5-42.8-45.3-27.2-29.5-34.5-31.2
Structure of output at current market prices: Agriculture (%)4.14.55.15.23.8
Structure of output at current market prices: Agriculture (%)4.69.09.5
Structure of output at current market prices: Industry (%)60.262.255.451.962.2
Structure of output at current market prices: Industry (%)58.0115.3116.4
Structure of output at current market prices: of which manufacturing (%)2.72.82.32.61.7
Structure of output at current market prices: of which manufacturing (%)2.34.84.6
Structure of output at current market prices: Services (%)35.733.339.442.934.0
Structure of output at current market prices: Services (%)37.475.774.1
Data Source
United Nations Statistics Division
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Economic Commission for Afirca
Prices
Indicator20152014201320122011
All items (index)246.79161.5158.86158.93109.55
All items - Annual change, inflation (%)52.81.70.045.1
Data Source
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Energy
Indicator201420132012201120102009200820072006
Electricity - Consumption (Giga watt hours)415385
Electricity - total fossil fules production (Giga watt hours)275157.6800000
Electricity - total fossil fules production (Giga watt hours)474.66385.2
Electricity - total hydro production (Giga watt hours)2121.0217.5214.0200000
Total electricity production (Giga watt hours)296.88171.7800000
Total electricity production (Giga watt hours)742.82637.81
Data Source
United Nations Statistics Division
African Union Commission
Tourism
Transport
Information society
Indicator201520142013201220112010
Fixed telephone lines (per 100 inhabitants) (number)0000.020.02
Internet users per 100 inhabitants (%)15.914.17.0
Mobile telephone subscribers (per 100 inhabitants) (%)23.924.525.321.217.314.5
Data Source
World Bank
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
International trade
Banking, insurance, financial statistics
Indicator20152014201320122011
Deposit rate (%) (%)0.11.41.31.2
Exchange rate, period average (national currency per USD)4.092.952.952.952.99
Interest rate - Lending (%)12.612.714.114.7
Data Source
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Government finance fiscal and public sector statistics
Indicator2014201320122011
Debt service ratio (ratio)8.6
Net ODA (% of GNI) (%)16.611.412.03.8
Data Source
World Bank
Balance of payments
Indicator2015201420132012
Capital Account net - US dollars (billions)0.2
Compensation of employees - US dollars (millions)-0.4
Current account balance - US dollars (millions)-935.4
Errors and omissions - US dollars (millions)55.0
Financial Account net - US dollars (millions)-656.9
Inward flows of Foreign Direct investment - Flow, US dollars (millions)-277.0-419.0-793.0161.0
Primary income - US dollars (millions)-10.7
Secondary income - US dollars (millions)677.4
Services Balance - US dollars (millions)-466.9
Trade balance - as % of GDP (%)-8.8
Trade balance - US dollars (millions)-1,135.2
Data Source
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Economic Commission for Afirca
Environment
Indicator2015201420132012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000199919981997199619951994199319921991
Consumption of ozone-depleting CFCs in ODP (metric tons)14.404.801.001.000.600.600.600.9091.70
Forest Area as % of Land Area (%)11.3
Data Source
United Nations Statistics Division
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)