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)


11062.1K
2019

Mid-year population
5.7B
2017

GDP at current prices, USD
96.4
2017

Under five mortality rate
66.6
2015

Primary enrolment ratio
Population and migration
United Nations Population Division, United Nations Population Fund
Indicator2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Average annual population growth rate - Total (%)3.63.12.62.11.71.30.90.70.71.0
Average annual population growth rate - Urban (%)5.15.15.15.15.13.93.93.9
Life expectancy at birth - Female (years)56.156.757.257.658.058.458.658.959.159.4
Life expectancy at birth - Male (years)53.654.054.454.855.155.455.655.956.156.4
Life expectancy at birth - Total (years)54.855.355.856.256.656.957.157.457.657.9
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 0-4 (%)9.68.08.0
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 10-14 (%)10.08.87.9
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 15-19 (%)10.59.08.4
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 20-24 (%)9.89.59.4
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 25-29 (%)9.010.010.1
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 30-34 (%)7.49.59.8
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 35-39 (%)6.78.68.8
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 40-44 (%)5.97.37.5
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 45-49 (%)4.85.96.3
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 5-9 (%)10.78.77.6
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 50-54 (%)4.74.75.0
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 55-59 (%)3.83.94.0
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 60-64 (%)3.12.83.1
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 65+ (%)4.13.44.2
Population - Female (thousands)4,7564,9165,0575,1765,2765,3555,4135,4515,4835,526
Population - Male (thousands)4,7524,9155,0575,1795,2795,3605,4205,4595,4935,537
Population - Total (thousands)9,5089,83110,11410,35510,55510,71610,83310,91110,97611,062
Population - Urban (%)17.918.018.218.418.618.919.119.319.619.9
Population - Urban (%)17.918.018.218.418.618.919.119.3
Population - Urban (thousands)1,7981,8841,9712,0582,1482,2402,3352,433
Total fertility rate (per woman)5.45.35.25.15.04.94.94.84.74.6
Health
United Nations Statistics Division, World Bank, World Health Organization
Indicator2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births)876.0869.0857.0841.0823.0789.0
Neo-natal mortality (Per 1,000 live births)42.841.440.440.039.839.739.639.6
Percentage of mothers provided at least one antenatal care - Total (%)40.040.040.040.040.0
Prevalence of underweight children under-five years of age - Total (%)27.6
Proportion of population using improved drinking water source - Total (%)59.059.059.059.059.0
Proportion of the population using improved sanitation facilities - Total (%)7.07.07.07.07.0
Under-five mortality rate (Per 1,000 live births)110.9106.7102.899.295.692.6
Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), United Nations Statistics Division, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Indicator2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Adult literacy rate - Female (%)25.3
Adult literacy rate - Male (%)38.6
Adult literacy rate - Total (%)31.9
Gender parity index for participation rate in organized learning (one year before the official primary entry age) (ratio)0.80.9
Gender parity index of teachers in pre-primary education who are trained (ratio)1.4
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Female (%)67.055.1
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Male (%)101.177.8
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Total (%)84.866.6
Gross enrolment ratio in secondary - Female (%)6.9
Gross enrolment ratio in secondary - Male (%)12.8
Gross enrolment ratio in secondary - Total (%)9.9
Gross graduation Ratio from Primary education - Total (%)27.7
Literacy rates of 15-24 years old - Total (%)44.3
Mean years of schooling - Total (years)5.45.45.45.45.4
Net enrolment rate in primary education - Female (%)41.327.7
Net enrolment rate in primary education - Male (%)36.4
Net enrolment rate in primary education - Total (%)40.632.1
Net enrolment rate in secondary education - Female (%)4.0
Net enrolment rate in secondary education - Male (%)5.8
Net enrolment rate in secondary education - Total (%)4.9
Participation rate in organized learning (one year before the official primary entry age) (%)20.018.2
Participation rate in organized learning (one year before the official primary entry age) - Female (%)17.416.7
Participation rate in organized learning (one year before the official primary entry age) - Male (%)22.519.6
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary education - Total (rate)49.946.8
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary education - Total (rate)27.5
Ratio of girls to boys in primary education (ratio)0.7
School life Expectancy in Primary - Female (years)4.43.6
School life Expectancy in Primary - Male (years)6.75.1
School life Expectancy in Primary - Total (years)5.54.4
School life Expectancy in Secondary - Female (years)0.4
School life Expectancy in Secondary - Male (years)0.9
School life Expectancy in Secondary - Total (years)0.7
National accounts
United Nations Statistics Division
Indicator2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values - National Currency (billions)35.153.228.239.646.854.8322.8657.0
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values - US dollars (billions)15.217.89.613.415.813.46.55.7
Prices
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Indicator2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Inflation, all items (index)109.55158.93158.86161.50246.791,1843,342
Inflation, all items - Annual change (%)45.10.01.752.8379.9187.9
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (%)25.2-8.89.9109.9479.7111.4
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (index)135.44169.63154.72170.01356.782,0684,373
Energy
African Union Commission, United Nations Statistics Division, U.S. Energy Information Administration
Indicator2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Electricity - Consumption (Giga watt hours)385415429442460482
Electricity - Consumption (Giga watt hours)385415
Electricity - total biofuels and waste production (Giga watt hours)00000000
Electricity - total fossil fules production (Giga watt hours)0157.68175.2470486576437443
Electricity - total hydro production (Giga watt hours)014.0217.5221.0221000
Electricity - total Solar wind tide wave production (Giga watt hours)00.090.090.140.880.880.88
Oil - Consumption (metric tons)332.00321.00331.00222.00237.00255.00
Total electricity installed capacity - kilowatt hours (thousands)80.280.280.280.280.4
Total electricity production (Giga watt hours)0171.78192.81491.16507.88352357362
Tourism
World Bank
Indicator2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
International tourism expenditures - current USD (millions)38.0539.0143.0
International tourism receipts (% of total exports)0.021.41.8
International tourism receipts - current USD (millions)26.0
Transport

Indicator2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Information society
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Indicator2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Fixed telephone lines (per 100 inhabitants) (%)0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Internet users per 100 inhabitants (%)3.84.55.56.78.0
Mobile telephone subscribers (number)1,500,0001,800,0002,300,0002,853,2282,876,0972,899,0002,700,0002,788,933
Mobile telephone subscribers (per 100 inhabitants) (%)14.917.221.325.524.924.422.1
International trade

Indicator2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Banking, insurance, financial statistics
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Indicator2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Deposit rate (%) (%)1.21.31.40.1
Exchange rate, period average (national currency per USD)2.992.952.952.954.09
Interest rate - Lending (%)14.714.112.712.6
Government finance fiscal and public sector statistics
World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Indicator2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Debt service ratio - Per export (ratio)8.6
Net ODA - Per capita (US dollars)41.71109.65125.19170.33140.95129.76173.6
Net ODA - US dollars (millions)435.81,1861,3991,9641,6751,5872,183
Total external debt - as % of GDP (%)0.08.917.638.369.389.365.243.837.8
Balance of payments
International Monetary Fund (IMF), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Economic Commission for Africa
Indicator2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Capital Account net - US dollars (billions)0.20.10.10.1
Compensation of employees - US dollars (millions)2.012.312.363.8
Current account balance - as % of GDP (%)18.2-15.9-3.9-1.6-7.21.8-6.0
Current account balance - US dollars (millions)0.03,125-1,793.0-581.0-790.2-500.2-215.7281.7
Errors and omissions - US dollars (millions)55.0
Financial Account net - US dollars (millions)-656.928.2
Inward flows of Foreign Direct investment - Flow, US dollars (millions)161.0-793.044.0-71.0-17.080.0
Primary income (Net) - US dollars (millions)-0.3-319.4-173.3-58.8
Secondary income (Net) - US dollars (millions)677.4596.1382.1-117.9
Services Balance - US dollars (millions)-332.1-962.2-439.7-363.1
Trade balance - as % of GDP (%)-8.8
Trade balance - US dollars (millions)-1,135.2185.215.1821.5
Environment
United Nations Statistics Division, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Indicator2010201120122013201420152016201720182019
Consumption of ozone-depleting CFCs in ODP (metric tons)1.004.8014.40
Emissions of carbon dioxide - metric tons (millions)1.41.51.5
Forest Area as % of Land Area (%)11.3