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Demographics of South Sudan

The total population of South Sudan is 12,919,053 people. People in South Sudan speak the English language. The median age is approximately 16.8 years. Life expectancy in South Sudan is 55. The female fertility rate in South Sudan is 6.9. Around 9% of the population of South Sudan are obese. To find out specifics of language, religion, age, gender distribution, and advancement of people in South Sudan see the sections below, as well as visit the section concerning the education in the country.

Population

In South Sudan, the population density is 17.5 people per square kilometer (46 per square mile). Because of this statistic, this country is considered to be sparsely populated. The total population of South Sudan is 12,919,053 people. South Sudan has approximately 824,122 foreign immigrants. Immigrants in South Sudan represent 0.3 percent of the total number of immigrants in the world. Immigrants in South Sudan represent 5.6 percent of the total number of immigrants in the world. Read below for statistics of South Sudan on median age and gender distribution at various ages.

Age

The median age is approximately 16.8 years. The median age for men is 16.6, while the median age for women is 17.

Gender

The data on gender distribution in a country display how the population is grouped into gender groups, and what is the internal structure of said groups. No such statistics can be provided for South Sudan.

Religion

The majority religion of South Sudan is Christianity, the followers of which comprise 60.5% of all religious believers in the country. Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as presented in the New Testament. Christianity is the world's largest religion, with over 2.4 billion adherents, known as Christians. Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the savior of humanity whose coming as Christ or the Messiah was prophesied in the Old Testament. Besides Christianity, there are several other religions present within the country. Other religions in South Sudan are Islam, Hinduism, folk religions, Judaism.

General development

South Sudan is considered to be a developing nation. The developmental stage of a nation is determined by a number of factors including, but not limited to, economic prosperity, life expectancy, income equality, and quality of life. As a developing nation, South Sudan may not be able to offer consistent social services to its citizens. These social services may include things like public education, reliable healthcare, and law enforcement. Citizens of developing nations may have lower life expectancies than citizens of developed nations. In South Sudan, 15.9 in every 100 people use internet. The migration rate in South Sudan is 11.47%. In South Sudan, 50.6% of the population lives below the poverty line. The percentage of citizens living below the poverty line in South Sudan is very high when compared with other nations. This situation is indicative of a variety of alarming economic and political factors. It is not advisable to make any investments in countries with this level of poverty.

Language

People in South Sudan speak the English language.