South Sudan GDP 2022: Amazing Facts

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South Sudan GDP 2022

South Sudan country overview

Before we start to discuss South Sudan GDP first we discuss South Sudan country overview, so South Sudan is officially called the Republic of South Sudan.

South Sudan GDP
South Sudan GDP

South Sudan is a landlocked country located in Central Africa. Juba is the capital and largest city of South Sudan. South Sudan’s official language is English but recognized languages are Lue, Nuer, Zande, and many other languages.

When we talk about the religious divide in South Sudan, so 60% of Christians, 6% of Muslims, and other religion-related peoples live in South Sudan.

South Sudan’s government system is a federal provisional government system. Its prime minister name is Salva Kiir Mayardit. South Sudan’s legislature is called the Transitional national legislature.

Its legislature has two houses called the upper house and the lower house. The Upper house is called the Council of States and the lower house is called the Transitional national legislature.

South Sudan has gain independence from Sudan by the deep struggle in 2011. South Sudan has a 644,330 km2 total land area. Its land area rank is 41st in the world countries.

South Sudan’s total population is 12,778,300 in the year 2020. Its population rank is 75th in the world. Its population density is 12/km2. Its population density rank is 214th in the world countries. 

South Sudan Economy

Its currency is called the South Sudanese pound. South Sudan’s economy is generally called the lowest developed and lowest income economy.

The inflation rate in South Sudan is 8% in the year 2020. 70% of the South Sudanese population live below the poverty line.

Its HDI rate is 0.412 in the year 2020 Which is considered a very low HDI rate in the world countries. Its HDI rank is 186th in the world countries.

South Sudan’s total foreign reserves are $70 million in the year  2017. South Sudan’s total exports are $1 billion in the year 2016. Its total imports are $4  billion in the year 2017.  

South Sudan GDP

Its total GDP is $4 billion (nominal) and $22 billion (PPP) in the year 2020. Its GDP rank is 156th (nominal) and 140th (PPP) in the year 2020.

South Sudan’s GDP growth rate is 3.1% in the year 2021. Its GDP per capita is $270 (nominal) and $1,600 (PPP) in the year 2020. Its GDP per capita rank is 186th (nominal) and 178th (PPP) in the year 2020. 

References:  Worldbank, IMF, Wikipedia, and others.

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