South Sudan

Census Results


1955-07-01
1973-04-03
1983-02-01 4,929,267
1993-04-15
2008-04-22 8,260,490

General Information


Official name the Republic of South Sudan
Official name [native] the Republic of South Sudan «English»
Capital Juba
Capital [native] Juba «English»
Region
ISO code SS
Statistical agency National Bureau of Statistics

Name in Chinese 南蘇丹共和國
Name in Arabic جمهورية جنوب السودان
Name in Spanish República de Sudán del Sur
Name in Russian Республика Южный Судан
Name in French la République du Soudan du Sud

Administrative units

codestatecapitalarea (sq.km.)population
1983-02-01
census
population
2008-04-22
census
01Central Equatoria StateJuba43,033.00565,4421,103,557
07Eastern Equatoria StateTorit73,472.0181,683906,161
08Jonglei StateBor122,580.83797,2511,358,602
04Lakes StateRumbek43,595.08504,468695,730
02Northern Bahr el Ghazal StateAweil30,543.30746,358720,898
05Unity StateBentiu37,836.69311,042585,801
06Upper Nile StateMalakal77,283.42549,283964,353
03Warrap StateKuajok45,567.24794,231972,928
10Western Bahr el Ghazal StateWau91,075.95220,453333,431
09Western Equatoria StateYambio79,342.66359,056619,029
 total 644,329.374,929,2678,260,490
source: Southern Sudan Centre for Census, Statistics and Evaluation.
source: Government of Southern Sudan.
note: South Sudan became independent on July 9, 2011.
note: Gharb = West; Shamal(iyah) = North; Janub = South; Sharq = East. Junqali = Jonglei; al Istiwa'iyah = Equatoria; Warab = Warrap; A‘ali an Nil = Upper Nile; al Wahdah = Unity; al Buhayrat = Lakes.
note: Abyei county claimed by South Sudan, but controlled by northern Sudan.
note: the code field is the order in which the SSCCSE orders their divisions, afaik not an official numbering.

Expanded administrative units

codestate
county
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1983-02-01
census
population
2008-04-22
census
01Central Equatoria StateJuba43,033.00565,4421,103,557
02Juba 18,396.15 368,436
06Kajo Keji 2,636.34 196,387
03Lainya 3,446.48 89,315
05Morobo 1,348.04 103,603
01Terekeka 10,538.23 144,373
04Yei 6,667.76 201,443
07Eastern Equatoria StateTorit73,472.0181,683906,161
06BudiChukudum5,758.56 99,234
07IkotosIkotos3,531.39 84,649
04Kapoeta EastNarus30,015.49 163,997
03Kapoeta NorthRiwoto5,762.76 103,084
05Kapoeta SouthKapoeta1,166.84 79,470
02LopaLafon16,233.08 106,161
08MagwiMagwi5,207.95 169,826
01ToritTorit5,795.94 99,740
08Jonglei StateBor122,580.83797,2511,358,602
07AkoboAkobo9,056.67 136,210
03AyodAyod13,463.72 139,282
11Bor SouthWerkok14,115.27 221,106
04DukDuk Paliet6,911.48 65,588
01FangakFangak7,603.72 110,130
02Khorflus (Piegi)Wunarop4,397.85 99,068
06NyirolNyirol7,137.43 108,674
09PiborPibor33,273.18 148,475
08PochallaPochalla8,380.87 66,201
10Twic EastKongor6,098.67 85,349
05WurorWaat12,141.97 178,519
04Lakes StateRumbek43,595.08504,468695,730
08Awerial 4,659.10 47,041
01Cueibet 4,823.56 117,755
03Rumbek Centre 3,866.85 153,550
05Rumbek East 3,588.10 122,832
02Rumbek North 4,531.13 43,410
04Wulu 11,700.60 40,550
07Yirol East 5,400.90 67,402
06Yirol West 5,024.84 103,190
02Northern Bahr el Ghazal StateAweil30,543.30746,358720,898
05Aweil Centre 11,177.40 41,827
02Aweil East 6,172.23 309,921
01Aweil North 6,376.53 129,127
03Aweil South 1,786.95 73,806
04Aweil West 5,030.22 166,217
05Unity StateBentiu37,836.69311,042585,801
02Abiemnhom 2,380.67 17,012
05Guit 3,432.04 33,004
06Koch 4,397.63 74,863
07Leer 1,612.54 53,022
08Mayendit 3,067.23 53,783
03Mayom 4,970.65 120,715
09Panyijar 5,362.90 50,723
01Pariang 9,015.80 82,443
04Rubkona 3,597.24 100,236
06Upper Nile StateMalakal77,283.42549,283964,353
10Baliet 11,689.65 48,010
03Fashoda (Kodok) 3,546.26 36,518
08Longochuk 6,971.87 63,166
07Luakpiny/Nasir 5,147.96 210,002
05Maban 11,854.72 45,238
06Maiwut 3,788.66 79,462
11Malakal 737.74 126,483
02Manyo 6,684.13 38,010
04Melut 6,950.56 49,242
12Panyikang 5,107.59 45,427
01Renk 10,031.25 137,751
09Ulang 4,773.03 85,044
03Warrap StateKuajok45,567.24794,231972,928
01-- Abyei --Abyei10,547.28 52,883
04Gogrial Eest 3,890.55 103,283
03Gogrial West 4,754.37 243,921
06Tonj East 3,990.61 116,122
05Tonj NorthWarrap11,012.05 165,222
07Tonj SouthTonj7,449.73 86,592
02Twic 3,922.65 204,905
10Western Bahr el Ghazal StateWau91,075.95220,453333,431
02Jur River 10,032.22 127,771
01Raga 61,792.46 54,340
03Wau 19,251.27 151,320
09Western Equatoria StateYambio79,342.66359,056619,029
04Ezo 8,054.60 80,861
06Ibba 9,821.66 41,869
07Maridi 7,767.70 82,461
10Mundri East 5,078.46 48,318
09Mundri West 5,837.64 33,975
08Mvolo 5,609.69 48,134
02Nagero 9,268.06 10,077
03Nzara 6,466.49 65,712
01Tambura 12,590.89 55,365
05Yambio 8,847.47 152,257
 total 644,329.374,929,2678,260,490
source: Southern Sudan Centre for Census, Statistics and Evaluation.
source: Government of Southern Sudan.
note: South Sudan became independent on July 9, 2011.
note: Gharb = West; Shamal(iyah) = North; Janub = South; Sharq = East. Junqali = Jonglei; al Istiwa'iyah = Equatoria; Warab = Warrap; A‘ali an Nil = Upper Nile; al Wahdah = Unity; al Buhayrat = Lakes.
note: Abyei county claimed by South Sudan, but controlled by northern Sudan.
note: the code field is the order in which the SSCCSE orders their divisions, afaik not an official numbering.

Main cities

namepopulation
1993-04-15
census
Juba114,980
source: United Nations Statistics Division.
note: 2009 estimates by SSCCSE put Juba city at around 400,000 people.