Population of South Sudan

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of South Sudan is 11,594,761 as of May 26, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of South Sudan is projected at 11,381,378 or 11.381 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in South Sudan is projected at 11,193,725 or 11.194 million people for the year 2020. South Sudan ranks number 83rd in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. South Sudan is ranked 32nd among 58 countries in Africa.

South Sudan's population will be increased year by year. The South Sudan population is projected to reach 13.84 million in 2030 and increase further to 19.96 million in 2050 and 31.74 million by 2100. South Sudan accounts for 0.14 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.10% in 1999 and is projected to increase by 0.29% by 2100.

South Sudan was at 99th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase to 64th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

South Sudan population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202011,193,725131,6121.190.14
202111,381,378187,6531.680.14
202211,618,511237,1332.080.15
202311,891,029272,5182.350.15
202412,176,472285,4432.400.15
202512,458,305281,8332.310.15
202612,733,026274,7212.210.15
202713,005,728272,7022.140.16
202813,278,372272,6442.100.16
202913,555,239276,8672.090.16
203013,839,272284,0332.100.16
203114,130,081290,8092.100.16
203214,425,423295,3422.090.17
203314,724,362298,9392.070.17
203415,025,648301,2862.050.17
203515,328,329302,6812.010.17
203615,631,919303,5901.980.17
203715,936,416304,4971.950.18
203816,241,854305,4381.920.18
203916,548,482306,6281.890.18
204016,856,415307,9331.860.18
204117,165,522309,1071.830.19
204217,475,473309,9511.810.19
204317,786,076310,6031.780.19
204418,097,097311,0211.750.19
204518,408,328311,2311.720.19
204618,719,600311,2721.690.20
204719,030,795311,1951.660.20
204819,341,783310,9881.630.20
204919,652,472310,6891.610.20
205019,962,712310,2401.580.21
205120,272,396309,6841.550.21
205220,581,352308,9561.520.21
205320,889,481308,1291.500.21
205421,196,655307,1741.470.21
205521,502,764306,1091.440.22
205621,807,647304,8831.420.22
205722,111,146303,4991.390.22
205822,413,126301,9801.370.22
205922,713,411300,2851.340.22
206023,011,839298,4281.310.23
206123,308,280296,4411.290.23
206223,602,548294,2681.260.23
206323,894,365291,8171.240.23
206424,183,435289,0701.210.24
206524,469,510286,0751.180.24
206624,752,387282,8771.160.24
206725,031,943279,5561.130.24
206825,308,064276,1211.100.24
206925,580,695272,6311.080.25
207025,849,733269,0381.050.25
207126,115,062265,3291.030.25
207226,376,510261,4481.000.25
207326,633,946257,4360.980.25
207426,887,219253,2730.950.25
207527,136,185248,9660.930.26
207627,380,719244,5340.900.26
207727,620,724240,0050.880.26
207827,856,095235,3710.850.26
207928,086,710230,6150.830.26
208028,312,489225,7790.800.27
208128,533,360220,8710.780.27
208228,749,243215,8830.760.27
208328,960,010210,7670.730.27
208429,165,472205,4620.710.27
208529,365,530200,0580.690.27
208629,560,095194,5650.660.27
208729,749,188189,0930.640.28
208829,932,939183,7510.620.28
208930,111,550178,6110.600.28
209030,285,172173,6220.580.28
209130,453,849168,6770.560.28
209230,617,529163,6800.540.28
209330,776,087158,5580.520.28
209430,929,431153,3440.500.29
209531,077,460148,0290.480.29
209631,220,135142,6750.460.29
209731,357,447137,3120.440.29
209831,489,463132,0160.420.29
209931,616,284126,8210.400.29
210031,738,064121,7800.390.29

South Sudan population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19502,482,301--0.10
19512,501,57819,2770.780.10
19522,525,20923,6310.940.10
19532,552,93727,7281.100.10
19542,584,51231,5751.240.09
19552,619,71235,2001.360.09
19562,658,30238,5901.470.09
19572,700,07541,7731.570.09
19582,744,83944,7641.660.09
19592,792,44347,6041.730.09
19602,842,72450,2811.800.09
19612,895,60552,8811.860.09
19622,951,04355,4381.910.09
19633,009,06258,0191.970.09
19643,069,73960,6772.020.09
19653,133,15063,4112.070.09
19663,199,34366,1932.110.09
19673,268,40569,0622.160.09
19683,340,42272,0172.200.09
19693,415,57675,1542.250.09
19703,494,00478,4282.300.09
19713,575,90081,8962.340.09
19723,661,44085,5402.390.10
19733,750,78289,3422.440.10
19743,844,10493,3222.490.10
19753,941,61897,5142.540.10
19764,041,791100,1732.540.10
19774,144,554102,7632.540.10
19784,253,083108,5292.620.10
19794,371,714118,6312.790.10
19804,502,604130,8902.990.10
19814,646,489143,8853.200.10
19824,799,434152,9453.290.10
19834,953,151153,7173.200.11
19845,096,482143,3312.890.11
19855,220,747124,2652.440.11
19865,328,164107,4172.060.11
19875,419,80991,6451.720.11
19885,485,28265,4731.210.11
19895,511,57926,2970.480.11
19905,492,623-18,956-0.340.10
19915,420,171-72,452-1.320.10
19925,305,457-114,714-2.120.10
19935,185,699-119,758-2.260.09
19945,111,365-74,334-1.430.09
19955,118,0836,7180.130.09
19965,221,926103,8432.030.09
19975,411,655189,7293.630.09
19985,661,942250,2874.620.09
19995,933,882271,9404.800.10
20006,199,394265,5124.470.10
20016,447,793248,3994.010.10
20026,688,226240,4333.730.11
20036,935,676247,4503.700.11
20047,213,351277,6754.000.11
20057,535,932322,5814.470.12
20067,907,406371,4744.930.12
20078,315,139407,7335.160.12
20088,736,939421,8005.070.13
20099,142,259405,3204.640.13
20109,508,364366,1054.000.14
20119,830,699322,3353.390.14
201210,113,649282,9502.880.14
201310,355,035241,3862.390.14
201410,554,880199,8451.930.14
201510,715,658160,7781.520.15
201610,832,518116,8601.090.15
201710,910,76378,2450.720.14
201810,975,92765,1640.600.14
201911,062,11386,1860.790.14