South Sudan Population Growth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of South Sudan population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of South Sudan in 2022 is 10,913,164, a 1.53% increase from 2021.
  • The population of South Sudan in 2021 was 10,748,272, a 1.34% increase from 2020.
  • The population of South Sudan in 2020 was 10,606,227, a 1.52% increase from 2019.
  • The population of South Sudan in 2019 was 10,447,666, a 0.5% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Yemen 33,696,614
Mozambique 32,969,518
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Chad 17,723,315
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Senegal 17,316,449
Zimbabwe 16,320,537
Guinea 13,859,341
Rwanda 13,776,698
Benin 13,352,864
Burundi 12,889,576
Haiti 11,584,996
South Sudan 10,913,164
Tajikistan 9,952,787
Togo 8,848,699
Sierra Leone 8,605,718
Central African Republic 5,579,144
Liberia 5,302,681
Eritrea 3,684,032
Gambia 2,705,992
Guinea-Bissau 2,105,566
Comoros 836,774
South Sudan - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2022 10,913,164 1.53%
2021 10,748,272 1.34%
2020 10,606,227 1.52%
2019 10,447,666 0.50%
2018 10,395,329 -2.47%
2017 10,658,226 -3.69%
2016 11,066,105 -1.15%
2015 11,194,299 -0.17%
2014 11,213,284 0.97%
2013 11,106,031 3.78%
2012 10,701,604 4.48%
2011 10,243,050 5.44%
2010 9,714,419 5.26%
2009 9,229,227 4.59%
2008 8,823,888 4.82%
2007 8,417,823 4.84%
2006 8,029,517 4.79%
2005 7,662,654 4.72%
2004 7,317,118 4.64%
2003 6,992,367 4.58%
2002 6,686,100 4.56%
2001 6,394,431 4.58%
2000 6,114,440 4.52%
1999 5,850,145 2.64%
1998 5,699,436 1.97%
1997 5,589,410 2.84%
1996 5,434,894 2.51%
1995 5,302,042 3.10%
1994 5,142,863 2.48%
1993 5,018,172 1.23%
1992 4,956,969 1.84%
1991 4,867,185 2.45%
1990 4,750,817 0.94%
1989 4,706,626 -2.25%
1988 4,814,879 -1.61%
1987 4,893,809 1.54%
1986 4,819,667 2.39%
1985 4,706,975 2.26%
1984 4,603,039 2.23%
1983 4,502,541 2.37%
1982 4,398,297 2.43%
1981 4,293,866 2.43%
1980 4,192,012 2.42%
1979 4,092,792 2.42%
1978 3,995,911 2.43%
1977 3,901,044 2.43%
1976 3,808,615 2.43%
1975 3,718,279 2.44%
1974 3,629,608 2.46%
1973 3,542,465 2.24%
1972 3,464,715 2.00%
1971 3,396,808 1.63%
1970 3,342,410 1.23%
1969 3,301,892 1.23%
1968 3,261,725 1.23%
1967 3,221,957 1.15%
1966 3,185,305 1.33%
1965 3,143,622 1.78%
1964 3,088,701 1.73%
1963 3,036,238 1.47%
1962 2,992,270 1.47%
1961 2,948,953 1.42%
1960 2,907,724 1.37%
1959 2,868,501 1.31%
1958 2,831,370 1.48%
1957 2,790,015 1.71%
1956 2,742,974 1.77%
1955 2,695,349 1.76%
1954 2,648,678 1.69%
1953 2,604,566 1.60%
1952 2,563,626 1.49%
1951 2,526,073 1.36%
1950 2,492,077 0.00%