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)


12.6K
2017

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
Indicator197019711972197319741975197619771978197919801981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
Average annual population growth rate - Total (%)2.32.42.42.52.52.52.52.62.72.83.03.23.23.02.62.31.91.61.00.2-0.6-1.5-1.9-1.5-0.31.53.24.44.94.74.33.93.73.73.94.24.44.54.44.23.93.63.43.23.13.02.82.7
Average annual population growth rate - Urban (%)2.32.32.32.32.32.52.52.52.52.55.85.85.85.85.87.17.17.17.17.12.42.42.42.42.44.84.84.84.84.84.64.64.64.64.65.15.15.15.15.15.15.15.15.15.13.93.93.9
Crude birth rate (per 1,000 population)50.950.650.350.049.749.449.148.848.548.348.047.847.747.647.747.747.847.847.847.747.547.246.946.546.245.845.344.844.343.743.142.541.941.440.940.440.039.639.238.838.337.937.537.136.736.335.935.6
Crude death rate (per 1,000 population)28.227.827.326.926.426.025.625.325.024.724.524.324.123.923.623.322.922.421.921.320.820.219.619.018.518.017.617.216.816.416.015.715.315.014.714.414.113.713.413.112.812.412.111.811.511.211.010.7
International migrant stock at mid-year - 0-4 (thousands)24.767.267.2
International migrant stock at mid-year - 10-14 (thousands)25.874.366.9
International migrant stock at mid-year - 15-19 (thousands)27.075.770.8
International migrant stock at mid-year - 20-24 (thousands)25.480.579.2
International migrant stock at mid-year - 25-29 (thousands)23.384.285.4
International migrant stock at mid-year - 30-34 (thousands)19.080.683.1
International migrant stock at mid-year - 35-39 (thousands)17.272.474.2
International migrant stock at mid-year - 40-44 (thousands)15.261.563.6
International migrant stock at mid-year - 45-49 (thousands)12.449.553.4
International migrant stock at mid-year - 5-9 (thousands)27.673.464.1
International migrant stock at mid-year - 50-54 (thousands)12.039.542.1
International migrant stock at mid-year - 55-59 (thousands)9.933.033.9
International migrant stock at mid-year - 60-64 (thousands)7.923.625.8
International migrant stock at mid-year - 65+ (thousands)10.728.935.3
International migrant stock at mid-year - Destination (thousands)257.9824.1
International migrant stock at mid-year - Origin (thousands)403.9634.6
International migrant stock at mid-year - Total (thousands)257.9844.1845.2
Life expectancy at birth - Female (years)37.237.638.038.438.839.239.639.940.140.340.540.740.941.141.541.942.443.043.644.345.045.746.447.047.748.248.849.249.750.150.550.851.251.551.952.352.753.153.654.154.755.255.756.256.757.157.5
Life expectancy at birth - Male (years)34.434.835.235.636.036.436.737.037.337.537.637.838.038.338.639.039.640.140.841.442.242.943.644.344.945.546.146.647.147.648.048.548.949.349.750.150.651.151.652.252.753.353.854.354.755.255.6
Life expectancy at birth - Total (years)35.836.236.637.037.437.838.138.438.738.939.039.239.439.740.040.440.941.542.242.843.544.244.945.646.346.947.447.948.448.849.249.650.050.450.851.251.652.152.653.153.754.254.855.255.756.156.5
Mid-year population - Female (thousands)1,8281,8721,9181,9662,0162,0682,1212,1752,2332,2952,3632,4382,5182,5982,6732,7392,7972,8472,8852,9032,8982,8662,8132,7572,7272,7402,8062,9173,0603,2123,3593,4963,6283,7613,9024,0634,2424,4354,6364,8385,0355,2245,4075,5845,7595,9326,1046,275
Mid-year population - Male (thousands)1,8191,8611,9051,9511,9992,0502,1012,1542,2102,2712,3382,4112,4892,5682,6412,7062,7632,8132,8502,8682,8642,8332,7812,7272,6982,7132,7792,8903,0333,1863,3343,4723,6053,7393,8834,0464,2274,4224,6274,8325,0325,2255,4125,5935,7725,9506,1266,301
Mid-year population - Total (millions)3.63.73.83.94.04.14.24.34.44.64.74.85.05.25.35.45.65.75.75.85.85.75.65.55.45.55.65.86.16.46.77.07.27.57.88.18.58.99.39.710.110.410.811.211.511.912.212.6
Mid-year population - Urban (%)8.68.68.68.68.68.68.68.68.58.58.58.58.58.79.39.810.511.111.812.513.314.114.915.615.815.916.016.116.316.416.516.616.816.917.017.217.317.417.617.717.918.018.218.418.618.819.019.3
Migrants as a percentage of Total population - Total (%)2.67.16.7
Net reproduction rate (per woman)2.22.12.0
Population: 0-14 - Female (thousands)794.9821.1844.9867.2889.4912.1938.6964.6990.71,0171,0451,0801,1141,1461,1741,1981,2251,2491,2681,2751,2691,2591,2361,2091,1941,2051,2371,2881,3541,4241,4881,5511,6071,6601,7151,7761,8461,9201,9962,0752,1552,2432,3302,4152,4942,5632,632
Population: 0-14 - Male (thousands)792.2819.2843.7866.6889.2912.5939.7966.4993.11,0201,0491,0841,1191,1521,1811,2051,2321,2581,2771,2861,2801,2711,2481,2221,2081,2201,2531,3071,3751,4471,5131,5781,6361,6911,7481,8121,8841,9612,0402,1222,2042,2962,3872,4752,5582,6302,702
Population: 0-14 - Total (thousands)1,5871,6401,6891,7341,7791,8251,8781,9311,9842,0382,0942,1642,2332,2972,3552,4032,4572,5072,5452,5612,5492,5302,4842,4312,4032,4252,4902,5952,7292,8713,0013,1293,2433,3513,4633,5903,7403,8994,0634,2204,3644,5124,6474,7714,8885,0015,1225,241
Population: 15-64 - Female (thousands)985.81,0021,0231,0471,0731,1011,1251,1521,1811,2141,2531,2911,3341,3791,4231,4631,4921,5161,5331,5431,5451,5221,4921,4641,4481,4511,4821,5371,6081,6851,7611,8301,9001,9742,0542,1432,2372,3392,4492,5672,6922,8202,9563,0963,2343,3683,487
Population: 15-64 - Male (thousands)983.6997.71,0161,0381,0631,0891,1111,1361,1631,1961,2331,2681,3091,3531,3951,4341,4611,4831,5001,5091,5111,4881,4591,4321,4171,4201,4501,5051,5751,6521,7281,7961,8661,9412,0212,1112,2062,3082,4192,5382,6662,7952,9323,0743,2143,3513,473
Population: 15-64 - Total (thousands)1,9692,0002,0392,0852,1362,1892,2362,2872,3442,4102,4852,5592,6432,7322,8182,8972,9532,9993,0333,0523,0553,0092,9502,8962,8652,8712,9323,0413,1833,3363,4893,6263,7663,9154,0764,2594,4564,6704,8965,1305,3655,5835,8016,0216,2446,4696,6856,902
Population: 65+ - Female (thousands)47.649.150.652.153.655.057.159.161.263.265.367.970.573.175.577.780.482.583.984.784.685.485.184.584.084.187.291.897.5103.6109.8115.4121.0126.7133.0140.1147.4155.3163.9173.1182.9192.0201.7211.4220.8229.4236.1
Population: 65+ - Male (thousands)43.044.245.446.547.648.550.251.953.455.056.658.961.263.465.567.369.871.873.273.873.574.374.173.472.872.474.978.683.188.093.097.8102.6107.5113.0119.0125.6132.7140.2148.3156.9165.2174.0182.7190.8198.1203.8
Population: 65+ - Total (thousands)90.593.396.098.6101.1103.5107.4111.0114.6118.2122.0126.8131.7136.5141.0144.9150.1154.3157.1158.4158.2159.6159.2157.9156.8156.5162.1170.4180.6191.6202.8213.2223.5234.2245.9258.9273.0288.2304.2321.0338.4354.3370.1385.4399.5412.3381.5387.9
Total fertility rate (per woman)6.96.96.96.96.96.96.96.96.96.96.96.86.86.86.86.86.86.86.86.86.86.76.76.66.66.66.56.46.46.36.26.16.16.05.95.85.75.65.65.55.45.35.25.15.04.94.94.8
Data Source
United Nations Population Division
Health
Indicator19901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Contraceptive use among currently married women 15-49 years old (%)8.79.97.09.59.0
Death rate associated with malaria per 100,000 population - Total (per 100,000 population)55.0
HIV prevalence among population aged 15-49 years old - Total (%)2.82.82.82.82.82.82.82.82.72.7
Infant mortality rate (Per 1,000 live births)109.5104.599.795.090.686.482.478.975.773.170.668.366.164.062.060.3
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births)1,7301,7001,6701,6301,5801,5301,4701,4101,3701,3401,3101,2701,2301,1901,1501,0901,030971.0928.0886.0876.0869.0857.0841.0823.0789.0
Neo-natal mortality (Per 1,000 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 (%)32.527.6
Proportion of children under 5 sleeping under insecticide-treated bednets (%)21.025.345.8
Proportion of children under 5 with fever who are treated with appropriate anti-malarial drugs (%)46.135.851.231.9
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)474448518
Tuberculosis treatment success rate under DOTS (%)70.069.052.0
Under five mortality rate (Per 1,000 live births)182.5139.7132.7126.3120.6115.5110.8106.7102.999.2
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
Indicator20082009201020112012201320142015
Adult literacy rate - Female (%)19.225.3
Adult literacy rate - Male (%)34.838.6
Adult literacy rate - Total (%)26.831.9
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Female (%)67.053.1
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Male (%)101.174.9
Gross enrolment ratio in primary - Total (%)84.364.1
Gross enrolment ratio in secondary - Total (%)9.5
Literacy rates of 15-24 years old - Total (%)36.744.3
Mean years of schooling (years)5.45.45.45.45.4
Net enrolment rate in primary education - Female (%)41.3
Net enrolment rate in primary education - Total (%)40.630.9
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 - Female (years)4.4
School life Expectancy in Primary - Male (years)6.7
School life Expectancy in Primary - Total (years)5.5
Data Source
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
National accounts
Indicator200820092010201120122013201420152016
Expenditure on GDP at current purchaser's values - US dollars (billions)11.0
GDP per capita (US dollars)1,6521,2661,5101,703884.591,2011,3741,128534.27
GDP, PPP (current international USD) - Current, intl. dollar (millions)35,27317,08922,46123,49623,691
GNI per capita (US dollars)545.72
GNI per capita (US dollars)4,6674,2354,5864,5513,1443,4253,4532,974
Gross investment - as % of GDP (%)5.510.712.820.614.517.2
Gross National Income - US dollars (millions)19,89115,62019,89124,14714,86317,04218,25915,1336,675
Gross national saving - as % of GDP (%)23.4-5.28.918.97.3
Real GDP growth rate (%)7.4-1.81.9-51.530.222.25.10.3
Real GDP per capita - Growth rate (%)2.9-5.7-1.9-53.226.018.52.0-2.5
Structure of demand at current market prices: Changes in inventories (%)0.00.00.00.00.10.00.20.00.0
Structure of demand at current market prices: Exports of goods and services (%)133.2120.8125.0132.321.047.159.718.028.4
Structure of demand at current market prices: Final consumption expenditure (%)51.061.557.852.5127.099.089.6116.685.1
Structure of demand at current market prices: General government final consumption expenditure (%)29.630.933.025.447.743.853.427.39.6
Structure of demand at current market prices: Gross capital formation (%)27.926.021.019.023.523.322.29.76.0
Structure of demand at current market prices: Household consumption expenditure (%)72.892.582.678.7203.2167.9140.289.475.5
Structure of demand at current market prices: Imports of goods and services (%)0.91.22.51.05.0-3.6-12.744.419.5
Structure of demand: Gross fixed capital formation (including Acquisitions less disposals of valuables) (%)14.013.710.69.512.311.39.79.76.0
Structure of output at current market prices: Agriculture (%)3.85.25.14.54.14.84.93.94.1
Structure of output at current market prices: Industry (%)62.251.955.462.260.257.555.143.339.8
Structure of output at current market prices: of which manufacturing (%)1.72.62.32.82.72.31.91.81.9
Structure of output at current market prices: Services (%)34.042.939.433.335.737.840.052.856.1
Structure of output: Construction (ISIC F) (%)4.24.36.34.76.07.47.18.86.1
Structure of output: Mining, Manufacturing, Utilities (ISIC C-E) (%)58.147.649.257.454.250.148.034.633.8
Structure of output: Other Activities (ISIC J-P) (%)23.328.526.022.222.423.824.932.735.0
Structure of output: Transport, storage and communication (ISIC I) (%)5.46.55.84.75.76.67.310.010.2
Structure of output: Wholesale, retail trade, restaurants and hotels (ISIC G-H) (%)5.37.97.66.57.77.57.810.010.9
Data Source
United Nations Statistics Division
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
World Bank
Economic Commission for Africa
Prices
Indicator2011201220132014201520162017
Inflation, all items (index)109.55158.93158.86161.5246.791,1843,342
Inflation, all items - Annual change (%)45.10.01.752.8379.9182.2
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
Data Source
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Energy
Indicator20102011201220132014201520162017
Pupil-teacher ratio, primary education - Total (rate)49.9
Seats held by women in national parliament (%)26.526.526.526.528.5
Women 15-24 years old with comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/AIDS (%)9.8
Data Source
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Inter-Parliamentary Union
United Nations Statistics Division
Tourism
Indicator201420152016
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)0.822.023.5
Data Source
World Bank
Transport
Information society
Indicator2010201120122013201420152016
Fixed telephone lines (per 100 inhabitants) (number)00
Fixed telephone lines (per 100 inhabitants) (number)0.040.04000
Internet users per 100 inhabitants (%)7.014.115.9
Mobile telephone subscribers (per 100 inhabitants) (%)14.917.221.325.524.924.422.1
Data Source
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
World Bank
International trade
Banking, insurance, financial statistics
Indicator20112012201320142015
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
Data Source
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Government finance fiscal and public sector statistics
Indicator201120122013201420152016
Debt service ratio (ratio)8.6
Net ODA (% of GNI) (%)3.812.011.416.6
Total external debt - as % of GDP (%)0.08.917.634.865.733.0
Data Source
World Bank
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Balance of payments
Indicator1991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Consumption of ozone-depleting CFCs in ODP (metric tons)91.700.900.600.600.601.001.004.8014.40
Forest Area as % of Land Area (%)11.3
Data Source
United Nations Statistics Division
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Environment