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South Sudan: People & Society#

Population11,562,695 (July 2014 est.)
Population growth rate4.12% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 45.8% (male 2,699,556/female 2,593,241)
15-24 years: 19.9% (male 1,210,962/female 1,084,810)
25-54 years: 29.1% (male 1,622,776/female 1,742,842)
55-64 years: 3.2% (male 198,106/female 166,664)
65 years and over: 2.1% (male 136,932/female 106,806) (2014 est.)
Birth rate37.68 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate8.42 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsDinka 35.8%, Nuer 15.6%, Shilluk, Azande, Bari, Kakwa, Kuku, Murle, Mandari, Didinga, Ndogo, Bviri, Lndi, Anuak, Bongo, Lango, Dungotona, Acholi (2011 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 68.16 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 72.92 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 63.15 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesEnglish (official), Arabic (includes Juba and Sudanese variants), regional languages include Dinka, Nuer, Bari, Zande, Shilluk
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 27%
male: 40%
female: 16% (2009)
Nationalitynoun: South Sudanese (singular and plural)
adjective: South Sudanese
Net migration rate11.94 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Religionsanimist, Christian
Total fertility rate5.43 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate2.7% (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS153,800 (2012 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths12,900 (2012 est.)
Median agetotal: 16.8 years
male: 16.6 years
female: 17 years (2014 est.)
Major infectious diseasesdegree of risk: very high
food or waterborne disease: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A and E, and typhoid fever
vectorborne disease: malaria, dengue fever, trypanosomiasis-Gambiense (African sleeping sickness)
water contact disease: schistosomiasis
respiratory disease: meningococcal meningitis
animal contact disease: rabies (2013)
Urbanizationurban population: 18% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: 4.23% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water source63.4% of population
55% of population
56.5% of population
36.6% of population
45% of population
43.5% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 15.7% of population
rural: 7.3% of population
total: 8.9% of population
unimproved: urban: 84.3% of population
rural: 92.7% of population
total: 91.1% of population (2012 est.)
Major urban areas - populationJUBA (capital) 269,000 (2011)
Maternal mortality rate2,054 deaths/100,000 live births (2006)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight32.5% (2006)
Contraceptive prevalence rate3.5% (2006)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 82.8 %
youth dependency ratio: 76.4 %
elderly dependency ratio: 6.4 %
potential support ratio: 15.6 (2014 est.)