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Population (Total) rose 23.9% to 13.9 mil in South Sudan in 2021

Population (Total) (mil), 2021
Society | South Sudan | January 1, 2022
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Total population rose 23.9% to 13.9 mil in South Sudan in 2021, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, total population in South Sudan reached an all time high of 13.9 mil in 2021 and an all time low of 2.58 mil in 1950. When compared to South Sudan's main peers, total population in Central African Republic amounted to 5.26 mil, 111 mil in Ethiopia, 44.4 mil in Sudan and 47.5 mil in Uganda in 2021.

South Sudan has been ranked 76th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of total population, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population (Total) Unit 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Cameroon mil 39.6 40.2 40.7 41.3 41.8
Central African Republic mil 7.05 7.11 7.18 7.24 7.30
Chad mil 26.9 27.4 27.9 28.4 28.9
Dem. Republic of the Congo mil 127 129 131 133 135
Egypt mil 104 104 105 105 105
Eritrea mil 11.7 11.9 12.0 12.2 12.3
Ethiopia mil 156 158 160 161 162
Kenya mil 78.9 80.0 81.0 82.1 83.1
Rwanda mil 20.9 21.1 21.4 21.6 21.9
Somalia mil 21.8 22.3 22.7 23.1 23.5
South Sudan mil 20.4 20.7 20.9 21.2 21.4
Sudan mil 63.9 64.6 65.3 66.0 66.7
Uganda mil 82.8 84.4 86.0 87.6 89.2