Population: South Sudan

Yearly Population of South Sudan

South Sudan Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 2,482,306 1,216,155 1,266,151 None 6.7 18.5 4.1
1951 2,501,570 1,228,329 1,273,241 0.78 19,264 6.7 18.5 4.1
1952 2,525,204 1,242,498 1,282,706 0.94 23,634 6.7 18.5 4.1
1953 2,552,932 1,258,531 1,294,401 1.10 27,728 6.7 18.5 4.2
1954 2,584,512 1,276,325 1,308,187 1.24 31,580 6.7 18.5 4.2
1955 2,619,718 1,295,781 1,323,937 1.36 35,206 6.7 18.9 4.3
1956 2,658,300 1,316,791 1,341,509 1.47 38,582 6.7 18.9 4.4
1957 2,700,075 1,339,283 1,360,792 1.57 41,775 6.7 18.9 4.4
1958 2,744,848 1,363,177 1,381,671 1.66 44,773 6.7 18.9 4.5
1959 2,792,443 1,388,402 1,404,041 1.73 47,595 6.7 18.9 4.6
1960 2,842,718 1,414,907 1,427,811 1.80 50,275 6.8 19.0 4.7
1961 2,895,609 1,442,672 1,452,937 1.86 52,891 6.8 19.0 4.7
1962 2,951,041 1,471,664 1,479,377 1.91 55,432 6.8 19.0 4.8
1963 3,009,061 1,501,907 1,507,154 1.97 58,020 6.8 19.0 4.9
1964 3,069,735 1,533,424 1,536,311 2.02 60,674 6.8 19.0 5.0
1965 3,133,155 1,566,264 1,566,891 2.07 63,420 6.9 19.0 5.1
1966 3,199,348 1,600,442 1,598,906 2.11 66,193 6.9 19.0 5.2
1967 3,268,392 1,635,995 1,632,397 2.16 69,044 6.9 19.0 5.3
1968 3,340,426 1,673,009 1,667,417 2.20 72,034 6.9 19.0 5.5
1969 3,415,572 1,711,535 1,704,037 2.25 75,146 6.9 19.0 5.6
1970 3,494,011 1,751,674 1,742,337 2.30 78,439 6.9 18.6 5.7
1971 3,575,896 1,793,498 1,782,398 2.34 81,885 6.9 18.6 5.9
1972 3,661,442 1,837,117 1,824,325 2.39 85,546 6.9 18.6 6.0
1973 3,750,780 1,882,607 1,868,173 2.44 89,338 6.9 18.6 6.1
1974 3,844,094 1,930,058 1,914,036 2.49 93,314 6.9 18.6 6.3
1975 3,941,613 1,979,594 1,962,019 2.54 97,519 6.9 18.0 6.5
1976 4,041,792 2,030,434 2,011,358 2.54 100,179 6.9 18.0 6.6
1977 4,144,552 2,082,537 2,062,015 2.54 102,760 6.9 18.0 6.8
1978 4,253,085 2,137,516 2,115,569 2.62 108,533 6.9 18.0 7.0
1979 4,371,711 2,197,551 2,174,160 2.79 118,626 6.9 18.0 7.2
1980 4,502,603 2,263,732 2,238,871 2.99 130,892 6.8 17.8 7.4
1981 4,646,478 2,336,430 2,310,048 3.20 143,875 6.8 17.8 7.6
1982 4,799,435 2,413,667 2,385,768 3.29 152,957 6.8 17.8 7.9
1983 4,953,154 2,491,250 2,461,904 3.20 153,719 6.8 17.8 8.1
1984 5,096,478 2,563,556 2,532,922 2.89 143,324 6.8 17.8 8.3
1985 5,220,748 2,626,213 2,594,535 2.44 124,270 6.8 17.8 8.5
1986 5,328,167 2,680,326 2,647,841 2.06 107,419 6.8 17.8 8.7
1987 5,419,808 2,726,426 2,693,382 1.72 91,641 6.8 17.8 8.9
1988 5,485,288 2,759,302 2,725,986 1.21 65,480 6.8 17.8 9.0
1989 5,511,582 2,772,401 2,739,181 0.48 26,294 6.8 17.8 9.0
1990 5,492,620 2,762,670 2,729,950 -0.34 -18,962 6.7 17.8 9.0
1991 5,420,179 2,725,967 2,694,212 -1.32 -72,441 6.7 17.8 8.9
1992 5,305,449 2,667,926 2,637,523 -2.12 -114,730 6.7 17.8 8.7
1993 5,185,712 2,607,278 2,578,434 -2.26 -119,737 6.7 17.8 8.5
1994 5,111,371 2,569,385 2,541,986 -1.43 -74,341 6.7 17.8 8.4
1995 5,118,084 2,572,168 2,545,916 0.13 6,713 6.4 17.7 8.4
1996 5,221,925 2,623,707 2,598,218 2.03 103,841 6.4 17.7 8.5
1997 5,411,653 2,718,348 2,693,305 3.63 189,728 6.4 17.7 8.9
1998 5,661,934 2,843,336 2,818,598 4.62 250,281 6.4 17.7 9.3
1999 5,933,884 2,979,111 2,954,773 4.80 271,950 6.4 17.7 9.7
2000 6,199,396 3,111,537 3,087,859 4.47 265,512 6.0 17.6 10.1
2001 6,447,791 3,235,250 3,212,541 4.01 248,395 6.0 17.6 10.6
2002 6,688,225 3,354,862 3,333,363 3.73 240,434 6.0 17.6 10.9
2003 6,935,665 3,477,844 3,457,821 3.70 247,440 6.0 17.6 11.4
2004 7,213,354 3,615,808 3,597,546 4.00 277,689 6.0 17.6 11.8
2005 7,535,931 3,776,074 3,759,857 4.47 322,577 5.6 17.7 12.3
2006 7,907,407 3,960,634 3,946,773 4.93 371,476 5.6 17.7 12.9
2007 8,315,144 4,163,182 4,151,962 5.16 407,737 5.6 17.7 13.6
2008 8,736,932 4,372,701 4,364,231 5.07 421,788 5.6 17.7 14.3
2009 9,142,258 4,574,031 4,568,227 4.64 405,326 5.6 17.7 15.0
2010 9,508,372 4,755,873 4,752,499 4.00 366,114 5.2 18.0 15.6
2011 9,830,695 4,915,971 4,914,724 3.39 322,323 5.2 18.0 16.1
2012 10,113,648 5,056,517 5,057,131 2.88 282,953 5.2 18.0 16.6
2013 10,355,030 5,176,380 5,178,650 2.39 241,382 5.2 18.0 16.9
2014 10,554,882 5,275,534 5,279,348 1.93 199,852 5.2 18.0 17.3
2015 10,715,657 5,355,171 5,360,486 1.52 160,775 4.7 18.4 17.5
2016 10,832,520 5,412,867 5,419,653 1.09 116,863 4.7 18.4 17.7
2017 10,910,774 5,451,281 5,459,493 0.72 78,254 4.7 18.4 17.9
2018 10,975,924 5,483,166 5,492,758 0.60 65,150 4.7 18.4 18.0
2019 11,062,114 5,525,584 5,536,530 0.79 86,190 4.7 18.4 18.1
2020 11,193,729 5,590,715 5,603,014 1.19 131,615 4.4 19.0 18.3
2021 11,381,000 5,684,000 5,698,000 1.67 187,271 4.4 19.0 18.6
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

South Sudan Population Future Projection

Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Population Projection, 2019 (retrieved in September 2020)