South Sudan Population 2023

South Sudan Population 2023

The current population of South Sudan is 11,501,225 as of Monday, November 7, 2022, based on the latest United Nations data.

South Sudan 2020 population is estimated at 11,193,725 people at mid year according to UN data.

South Sudan’s population is equivalent to 0.14% of the total world population. South Sudan ranks number 84 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.

The population density in South Sudan is 18 per km² (47 people per mi²). The total land area is 610,952 km² (235,890 sq. miles).

24.6% of the population is urban (2,749,061 people in 2020).

The median age in South Sudan is 19.0 years.

The international calling code for South Sudan is +211.

Population of South Sudan (2020 And It’s Historical)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop %
Urban Population Country’s Share of
World Pop
World Population South Sudan
Global Rank
2020 11,193,725 1.19 % 131,612 -174,200 19.0 4.74 18 24.6 % 2,749,061 0.14 % 7,794,798,739 84
2019 11,062,113 0.79 % 86,186 -174,200 18.6 5.06 18 23.9 % 2,639,257 0.14 % 7,713,468,100 84
2018 10,975,927 0.60 % 65,164 -174,200 18.6 5.06 18 23.1 % 2,534,064 0.14 % 7,631,091,040 84
2017 10,910,763 0.72 % 78,245 -174,200 18.6 5.06 18 22.3 % 2,432,887 0.14 % 7,547,858,925 83
2016 10,832,518 1.09 % 116,860 -174,200 18.6 5.06 18 21.6 % 2,335,056 0.15 % 7,464,022,049 83
2015 10,715,658 2.42 % 241,459 -20,000 18.4 5.15 18 20.9 % 2,240,020 0.15 % 7,379,797,139 81
2010 9,508,364 4.76 % 394,486 169,322 18.0 5.60 16 18.9 % 1,797,991 0.14 % 6,956,823,603 87
2005 7,535,932 3.98 % 267,308 86,400 17.7 6.00 12 18.5 % 1,391,012 0.12 % 6,541,907,027 94
2000 6,199,394 3.91 % 216,262 60,000 17.6 6.42 10 17.8 % 1,105,850 0.10 % 6,143,493,823 99
1995 5,118,083 -1.40 % -74,908 -219,415 17.7 6.65 8 16.9 % 866,570 0.09 % 5,744,212,979 105
1990 5,492,623 1.02 % 54,375 -83,247 17.8 6.83 9 13.9 % 765,828 0.10 % 5,327,231,061 95
1985 5,220,747 3.00 % 143,629 30,000 17.8 6.78 9 10.3 % 536,559 0.11 % 4,870,921,740 94
1980 4,502,604 2.70 % 112,197 12,000 17.8 6.92 7 8.9 % 400,849 0.10 % 4,458,003,514 101
1975 3,941,618 2.44 % 89,523 5,000 18.0 6.90 6 9.0 % 353,282 0.10 % 4,079,480,606 102
1970 3,494,004 2.20 % 72,171 0 18.6 6.85 6 9.0 % 314,909 0.09 % 3,700,437,046 103
1965 3,133,150 1.96 % 58,085 0 19.0 6.75 5 9.1 % 283,626 0.09 % 3,339,583,597 102
1960 2,842,724 1.65 % 44,602 0 19.0 6.70 5 9.1 % 258,524 0.09 % 3,034,949,748 102
1955 2,619,712 1.08 % 27,482 0 18.9 6.65 4 9.1 % 239,670 0.09 % 2,773,019,936 102

South Sudan Population Forecast

-5,000

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop %
Urban Population Country’s Share of
World Pop
World Population South Sudan
Global Rank
2020 11,193,725 0.88 % 95,613 -174,200 19.0 4.74 18 24.6 % 2,749,061 0.14 % 7,794,798,739 84
2025 12,458,305 2.16 % 252,916 -25,000 19.7 4.74 20 27.1 % 3,378,254 0.15 % 8,184,437,460 81
2030 13,839,272 2.12 % 276,193 -15,000 20.5 4.74 23 30.1 % 4,163,609 0.16 % 8,548,487,400 79
2035 15,328,329 2.06 % 297,811 -5,000 21.4 4.74 25 33.5 % 5,136,964 0.17 % 8,887,524,213 79
2040 16,856,415 1.92 % 305,617 -5,000 22.4 4.74 28 37.3 % 6,289,840 0.18 % 9,198,847,240 79
2045 18,408,328 1.78 % 310,383 -5,000 23.4 4.74 30 41.4 % 7,619,840 0.19 % 9,481,803,274 77
2050 19,962,712 1.63 % 310,877   24.4 4.74 33 45.7 % 9,131,580 0.21 % 9,735,033,990 77

South Sudan Demographics

LIFE EXPECTANCY INFANT MORTALITY DEATHS UNDER AGE 5

58.74 years

(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)

58.6

(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)

89.8

(per 1,000 live births)

Main Cities by Population in South Sudan

(includes boroughs, districts, urban agglomerations, etc.)

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 Juba 450,000
2 Winejok 300,000
3 Malakal 160,765
4 Wau 127,384
5 Pajok 49,000
6 Yambio 40,382
6 Yei 40,382
7 Aweil 38,745
8 Gogrial 38,572
9 Rumbek 32,083
10 Bor 26,782
11 Torit 20,048
12 Tonj 17,338

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