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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Eastern Africa  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 658841  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 12733  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 20.8  
Capital city 2015 Juba  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 321  
Currency 2015 S. Sudanese Pound (SSP) South Sudanese Pound.  
UN membership date 2013 14 July 2011  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 11007  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 15720  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 ...  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 2.9  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 5.5  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 ...  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 924.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 1563.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 ...  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 4.2  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 5.1  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 ...  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 59.0  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 55.4  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 ...  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 36.9  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 39.4  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 ...  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 ... Persons aged 10 years and over.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 13.7 Persons aged 10 years and over. 2008.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 ... Persons aged 10 years and over.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 71.1/75.2 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 70.8/76.1 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 70.5/77.1 Estimate.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 4.1  
Urban population (%) 2015 18.8  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 5.1  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 5.2  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 56.0/54.1  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 84  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 824.1/6.7 Including refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 2058533 IDP figure in South Sudan includes 105,000 people who are in an IDP-like situation.  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 78  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 2.7 Estimates should be viewed with caution as these are derived from scarce data.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 0.8 2011.  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 67.0/101.1 2011.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 13.9 2012.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 26.5  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 24.5  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 15.9 Estimate.  
Threatened species 2015 42  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 1448/0.1  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 217  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 2.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 20.8  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 66.8/56.9  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 16.4/4.5  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 20.0  
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