Urban population reached 2.43 mil in 2017 in South Sudan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.19 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in South Sudan reached an all time high of 2.43 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.259 mil in 1960. When compared to South Sudan's main peers, urban population in Central African Republic amounted to 1.91 mil, 21.3 mil in Ethiopia, 13.9 mil in Sudan and 9.94 mil in Uganda in 2017.
South Sudan has been ranked 124th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 11 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.