South Sudan Population

Population now

11,206,981
  • World: 82nd
  • Africa: 31st
Male:5,609,543(50.05 %)
Female:5,597,439(49.95 %)
Births in 2020:421,746
Deaths in 2020:125,663

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:56.59 years
Female:59.64 years
Total:58.10 years
Median Age:18.03 years
Birth Rate:34.30
Death Rate:10.22
Growth Rate:2.36 %
Fertility Rate:4.54

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
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South Sudan Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19603M1M1M1.010.56%50.6632.516.7231.7030.3733.1417.988.75%4.41
19613M1M1M1.010.58%50.8032.066.7332.1330.8033.5717.898.74%4.49
19623M1M1M1.010.61%50.9131.616.7532.5531.2234.0017.888.73%4.58
19633M2M2M10.64%51.0031.186.7632.9831.6434.4217.918.71%4.67
19643M2M2M10.66%51.0630.746.7833.4032.0634.8517.958.70%4.76
19653M2M2M10.69%51.0830.306.8033.8332.4935.2817.968.69%4.86
19663M2M2M10.71%51.0629.856.8234.2532.9035.7017.898.68%4.97
19673M2M2M10.73%50.9929.416.8434.6633.3136.1117.828.67%5.07
19683M2M2M10.76%50.8728.986.8635.0533.7036.5017.748.66%5.18
19693M2M2M10.78%50.7128.566.8735.4334.0836.8817.678.65%5.30
19703M2M2M0.990.79%50.5228.156.8835.8134.4537.2617.608.63%5.42
19714M2M2M0.990.81%50.2927.736.8936.1934.8337.6417.428.62%5.55
19724M2M2M0.990.83%50.0627.306.9036.5835.2138.0317.278.61%5.68
19734M2M2M0.990.85%49.8226.876.9136.9735.6138.4317.168.60%5.82
19744M2M2M0.990.88%49.5826.446.9237.3836.0038.8417.088.59%5.97
19754M2M2M0.990.90%49.3526.026.9237.7736.3839.2317.048.58%6.12
19764M2M2M0.990.92%49.1125.646.9238.1236.7339.5916.918.57%6.27
19774M2M2M0.990.93%48.8525.316.9138.4237.0239.8916.848.55%6.43
19784M2M2M0.990.94%48.5825.046.9038.6637.2740.1316.808.54%6.60
19794M2M2M0.990.95%48.3124.816.8738.8637.4640.3316.798.53%6.78
19805M2M2M0.990.95%48.0624.616.8539.0337.6440.4916.808.52%6.99
19815M2M2M0.990.96%47.8724.426.8339.2137.8240.6616.738.51%7.21
19825M2M2M0.990.97%47.7424.226.8139.4138.0240.8616.718.50%7.45
19835M2M2M0.990.99%47.6923.986.8139.6738.2941.1216.728.71%7.69
19845M3M3M0.991.01%47.6923.706.8140.0138.6241.4516.769.26%7.91
19855M3M3M0.991.04%47.7423.356.8140.4239.0441.8716.829.84%8.10
19865M3M3M0.991.08%47.7922.936.8240.9339.5542.3716.7810.46%8.27
19875M3M3M0.991.13%47.8022.456.8241.5140.1342.9616.7411.11%8.41
19885M3M3M0.991.18%47.7521.936.8142.1540.7743.5916.7011.80%8.51
19896M3M3M0.991.23%47.6221.376.7942.8341.4544.2616.7012.52%8.55
19905M3M3M0.991.28%47.4120.806.7643.5242.1544.9616.7713.28%8.52
19915M3M3M0.991.33%47.1320.216.7344.2342.8645.6616.7014.07%8.41
19925M3M3M0.991.38%46.8119.646.6944.9343.5746.3516.7014.91%8.23
19935M3M3M0.991.44%46.4619.086.6445.6144.2647.0216.7415.63%8.05
19945M3M3M0.991.49%46.1018.556.6046.2644.9147.6516.7615.75%7.93
19955M3M3M0.991.53%45.7018.066.5546.8645.5248.2316.6815.87%7.94
19965M3M3M0.991.57%45.2717.616.5047.4046.0848.7516.6516.00%8.10
19975M3M3M0.991.60%44.7917.206.4447.8846.5949.2116.6216.12%8.40
19986M3M3M0.991.63%44.2516.816.3848.3347.0649.6316.5916.25%8.79
19996M3M3M0.991.66%43.6816.446.3048.7547.5150.0216.5716.38%9.21
20006M3M3M0.991.68%43.0816.086.2249.1747.9650.4016.5716.50%9.62
20016M3M3M0.991.71%42.4815.706.1449.5948.4250.7916.5316.63%10.01
20027M3M3M0.991.73%41.9015.326.0550.0548.9151.2116.5416.76%10.38
20037M3M3M0.991.77%41.3614.925.9750.5549.4551.6716.5916.89%10.76
20047M4M4M0.991.82%40.8614.495.8951.1050.0252.1816.6517.02%11.20
20058M4M4M11.87%40.3914.065.8051.6950.6352.7516.7017.15%11.70
20068M4M4M11.94%39.9513.615.7252.3251.2653.3816.7317.29%12.27
20078M4M4M12.00%39.5313.175.6452.9651.8954.0416.7617.42%12.91
20089M4M4M12.07%39.1012.745.5553.6052.4954.7216.8017.56%13.56
20099M5M5M12.13%38.6612.345.4754.2253.0655.4016.8817.70%14.19
201010M5M5M12.19%38.2211.985.3854.8053.5856.0516.9917.86%14.76
201110M5M5M12.24%37.7811.675.2955.3354.0356.6517.0418.03%15.26
201210M5M5M12.28%37.3411.405.2055.7954.4457.1817.1118.22%15.70
201310M5M5M12.31%36.9211.175.1156.2054.7957.6417.2018.42%16.07
201411M5M5M12.33%36.5110.985.0256.5555.1158.0317.3118.63%16.38
201511M5M5M12.34%36.1210.834.9456.8655.3958.3617.4418.85%16.63
201611M5M5M12.34%35.7410.694.8657.1255.6458.6417.5519.09%16.81
201711M5M5M12.35%35.3710.574.7857.3755.8858.8917.6719.35%16.93
201811M5M5M12.35%35.0110.464.7057.6056.1259.1417.7919.62%17.03
201911M6M6M12.35%35.0110.464.7057.6056.1259.1417.9219.90%17.17
202011M6M6M12.36%34.3010.224.5458.1056.5959.6418.0320.20%17.37

South Sudan Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
202111M6M6M12.36%33.9310.104.4758.3556.8459.9118.1620.51%17.66
202212M6M6M12.36%33.569.984.4058.6157.0860.1818.2820.85%18.03
202312M6M6M12.37%33.199.854.3358.8657.3360.4418.4021.20%18.45
202412M6M6M12.37%32.829.734.2659.1257.5760.7118.5321.56%18.90
202512M6M6M12.38%32.459.614.1959.3757.8260.9818.6721.94%19.33
202613M6M6M12.37%32.079.514.1259.6158.0561.2318.8122.34%19.76
202713M7M6M12.37%31.699.404.0659.8558.2861.4918.9522.76%20.19
202813M7M7M12.37%31.319.303.9960.1058.5061.7419.1323.20%20.61
202914M7M7M12.37%30.939.193.9360.3458.7362.0019.3223.66%21.04
203014M7M7M12.36%30.559.093.8660.5858.9662.2519.5124.13%21.48
203114M7M7M12.35%30.199.013.8060.8159.1762.4919.6824.63%21.93
203214M7M7M12.34%29.828.933.7561.0359.3862.7319.8625.14%22.39
203315M7M7M12.33%29.468.853.6961.2659.6062.9720.0525.67%22.85
203415M8M7M12.32%29.098.773.6461.4859.8163.2120.2426.22%23.32
203515M8M8M12.31%28.738.693.5861.7160.0263.4520.4326.78%23.79
203616M8M8M12.29%28.398.633.5361.9260.2163.6720.6127.35%24.26
203716M8M8M12.27%28.048.583.4862.1260.4163.8920.7927.92%24.73
203816M8M8M12.25%27.708.523.4462.3360.6064.1020.9828.50%25.21
203917M8M8M12.23%27.358.473.3962.5360.8064.3221.1829.09%25.68
204017M8M8M12.21%27.018.413.3462.7460.9964.5421.3729.68%26.16
204117M9M9M12.18%26.698.383.3062.9361.1764.7421.5630.29%26.64
204217M9M9M12.16%26.388.353.2663.1261.3464.9421.7530.90%27.12
204318M9M9M12.14%26.068.313.2263.3061.5265.1521.9531.51%27.60
204418M9M9M12.11%25.758.283.1863.4961.6965.3522.1532.14%28.09
204518M9M9M12.08%25.438.253.1463.6861.8765.5522.3532.76%28.57
204619M9M9M12.05%25.148.243.1063.8562.0365.7422.5433.40%29.05
204719M10M10M12.02%24.848.233.0764.0262.1965.9322.7434.04%29.54
204819M10M10M11.99%24.558.213.0364.2062.3466.1222.9434.69%30.02
204920M10M10M11.96%24.258.203.0064.3762.5066.3123.1535.34%30.50
205020M10M10M11.93%23.968.192.9664.5462.6666.5023.3636.00%30.98

Highest City Populations in South Sudan

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1Juba404,673403,000

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