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
Indicator2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
Average annual population growth rate - Total (%)26.0021.3017.1013.009.006.606.909.8014.20
Average annual population growth rate - Urban (%)50.5050.5050.5039.1039.1039.10
Life expectancy at birth - Female (years)571.8576.4580.3583.6586.4588.9591.3593.8596.4
Life expectancy at birth - Male (years)544.4547.9551.1553.9556.4558.8561.2563.5565.9
Life expectancy at birth - Total (years)557.9562.0565.5568.5571.2573.7576.0578.5580.9
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 0-4 (%)79.6079.50
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 10-14 (%)88.0079.20
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 15-19 (%)89.6083.80
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 20-24 (%)95.3093.70
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 25-29 (%)99.70101.00
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 30-34 (%)95.4098.30
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 35-39 (%)85.8087.80
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 40-44 (%)72.9075.20
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 45-49 (%)58.6063.10
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 5-9 (%)87.0075.90
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 50-54 (%)46.7049.80
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 55-59 (%)39.1040.20
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 60-64 (%)27.9030.60
Migrants as a percentage of the international migrant stock - 65+ (%)34.3041.80
Population - Female (%)500.00499.90499.80499.80499.70499.60499.60499.50499.50
Population - Female (thousands)50,56551,76452,75553,55254,12954,51354,83255,256
Population - Male (%)500.00500.10500.20500.20500.30500.40500.40500.50500.50
Population - Male (thousands)50,57151,78752,79353,60554,19754,59554,92855,365
Population - Total (thousands)101,136103,550105,549107,157108,325109,108109,759110,621
Population - Urban (%)182.00184.00186.00189.00191.00193.00196.00199.00
Population - Urban (%)182.00184.00186.00189.00191.00193.00
Population - Urban (thousands)19,71020,58021,48022,40023,35024,330
Total fertility rate (per woman)52.051.150.249.448.647.847.046.245.4
Health
United Nations Statistics Division, World Health Organization
Indicator2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births)8,5708,4108,2307,890
Percentage of mothers provided at least one antenatal care - Total (%)400.00400.00400.00
Prevalence of underweight children under-five years of age - Total (%)
Proportion of population using improved drinking water source - Total (%)590.00590.00590.00590.00
Proportion of the population using improved sanitation facilities - Total (%)70.0070.0070.0070.00
Under-five mortality rate (Per 1,000 live births)1,028992.0956.0926.0
Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), United Nations Statistics Division, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Indicator2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
Adult literacy rate - Female (%)253.40
Adult literacy rate - Male (%)386.20
Adult literacy rate - Total (%)319.40
Gender parity index for participation rate in organized learning (one year before the official primary entry age) (ratio)8.5
Gender parity index of teachers in pre-primary education who are trained (ratio)
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Female (%)551.00
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Male (%)778.00
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Total (%)665.90
Gross enrolment ratio in secondary - Female (%)68.90
Gross enrolment ratio in secondary - Male (%)128.20
Gross enrolment ratio in secondary - Total (%)98.80
Gross graduation Ratio from Primary education - Total (%)277.40
Literacy rates of 15-24 years old - Total (%)443.30
Mean years of schooling - Total (years)54.054.054.0
Net enrolment rate in primary education - Female (%)277.30
Net enrolment rate in primary education - Male (%)364.00
Net enrolment rate in primary education - Total (%)321.20
Net enrolment rate in secondary education - Female (%)40.30
Net enrolment rate in secondary education - Male (%)57.90
Net enrolment rate in secondary education - Total (%)49.20
Participation rate in organized learning (one year before the official primary entry age) (%)181.90
Participation rate in organized learning (one year before the official primary entry age) - Female (%)167.20
Participation rate in organized learning (one year before the official primary entry age) - Male (%)196.20
Primary school enrollment - Female (number)5,207,390
Primary school enrollment - Male (number)7,531,130
Primary school enrollment - Total (number)12,738,520
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary education - Total (rate)467.5
Pupil-teacher ratio, secondary education - Total (rate)274.7
Ratio of girls to boys in primary education (ratio)
School life Expectancy in Primary - Female (years)35.8
School life Expectancy in Primary - Male (years)51.1
School life Expectancy in Primary - Total (years)43.5
School life Expectancy in Secondary - Female (years)4.4
School life Expectancy in Secondary - Male (years)8.5
School life Expectancy in Secondary - Total (years)6.5
National accounts
United Nations Statistics Division
Indicator2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values - current USD (billions)95.7134.3158.5134.165.356.9
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values - National Currency (billions)282.3396.1467.5548.33,2286,570
Prices
Economic Commission for Africa, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Indicator2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
Consumer price index, All item, 2010=1002,1372,1362,1723,31915,92445,837
Inflation rate (percentage change of CPI over same period of previous year)450.80-0.4016.60528.103,7991,879528.00
inflation rate: end of period price indices percentage change over previous year252.40-87.9098.801,0994,7971,177
Inflation, average, percentage change over previous period450.80-0.4016.60528.103,7991,879
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (%)252.40-87.9098.801,0994,7971,114
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (index)1,6961,5471,7003,56820,68443,727
Energy
African Union Commission, United Nations Statistics Division, U.S. Energy Information Administration
Indicator2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
Electricity - Consumption (Giga watt hours)3,8504,1504,2904,4204,6004,820
Electricity - Consumption (Giga watt hours)3,8504,150
Electricity - total biofuels and waste production (Giga watt hours)000000
Electricity - total fossil fules production (Giga watt hours)1,7524,7004,8605,7604,3704,430
Electricity - total fossil fules production (Giga watt hours)2,1002,250
Electricity - total hydro production (Giga watt hours)175.2210.2210000
Electricity - total Solar wind tide wave production (Giga watt hours)0.91.48.88.88.8
Electricity - total thermal production (Giga watt hours)4,8605,7604,4505,3905,800
Oil - Consumption (metric tons)3,3203,2103,3102,2202,3702,550
Total electricity installed capacity - kilowatt hours (thousands)802.0802.0802.0802.0804.0
Total electricity installed capacity - kilowatt hours (thousands)0.80.80.80.80.81.31.3
Total electricity production (Giga watt hours)1,9284,9125,0793,5203,5703,620
Total electricity production (Giga watt hours)4,4504,720
Tourism
World Bank
Indicator2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
International tourism expenditures - current USD (millions)380.05,3901,430
International tourism receipts (% of total exports)0.21418
International tourism receipts - current USD (millions)8.0220.0235.0260.0120.0
Transport

Indicator2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
Information society
United Nations Statistics Division, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Indicator2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
Fixed Internet broadband Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants (%)0.000.000.000.00
Fixed telephone lines (per 100 inhabitants) (%)0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Internet users per 100 inhabitants (%)38.3045.2055.0066.8079.80
Mobile telephone subscribers (number)23,000,00028,532,28028,760,97028,990,00027,000,00027,889,330
Mobile telephone subscribers (per 100 inhabitants) (%)227.40275.50272.50270.50249.20255.60334.60
Number of fixed Internet broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants (thousands)0.21.01.01.5
Proportion of population covered by at least a 2G mobile network (%)416.00500.00
Proportion of population covered by at least a 3G mobile network (%)170.00200.00
Proportion of population covered by at least a 4G mobile network (%)0.00
Total official development assistance for biodiversity, by recipient - current USD (billions)88.4423.6202.9183.7
International trade

Indicator2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
Banking, insurance, financial statistics
International Monetary Fund (IMF), United Nations Statistics Division
Indicator2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
Deposit rate (%) (%)11.5013.1013.901.10
Exchange rate, period average (national currency per USD)29.5029.5029.5040.90
Exchange rate, period average (national currency per USD)29.5029.5029.5036.00467.301,1371,4141,580
Interest rate - Lending (%)147.10141.00127.10125.50
Government finance fiscal and public sector statistics
World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Indicator2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
Debt service ratio - Per export (ratio)86.0
Net ODA - current USD (millions)11,86313,99319,64116,74815,87021,832
Net ODA - Per capita (current USD)1,0971,2521,7031,4101,2981,736
Total external debt - as % of GDP (%)89.10175.90383.30692.80893.10652.40437.60378.10
Balance of payments
International Monetary Fund (IMF), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Economic Commission for Africa
Indicator2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
Capital Account net - current USD (billions)2.20.80.81.2
Compensation of employees - current USD (millions)19.9122.5122.9638.4
Current account balance - as % of GDP (%)-159.10-38.90-16.10-72.2017.80-59.80
Current account balance - current USD (millions)-17,930.0-5,810.0-7,901.9-5,001.9-2,156.72,817
Errors and omissions - current USD (millions)550.1
Financial Account net - current USD (millions)-6,568.9282.1
Inward flows of Foreign Direct investment - Flow, current USD (millions)1,610-7,930.0440.0-710.0-170.0800.0
Primary income (Net) - current USD (millions)-2.8-3,193.7-1,732.7-588.0
Secondary income (Net) - current USD (millions)6,7745,9613,821-1,178.8
Services Balance - current USD (millions)-3,321.3-9,621.9-4,396.5-3,631.1
Trade balance - as % of GDP (%)-88.00
Trade balance - current USD (millions)-11,352.01,852151.18,215
Environment
United Nations Statistics Division, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Indicator2012201320142015201620172018201920202021
Consumption of ozone-depleting CFCs in ODP (metric tons)48.00144.00
Forest Area as % of Land Area (%)113.00