GDP (purchasing power parity): $9.664 billion (2012 est.)
GDP real growth rate: -55%
GDP per capita (PPP): $900
Currency: South Sudanese Pound
The commercial languages include the following
South Sudan has a total of 7,000 kilometers of road network and 248 kilometers of narrow-gauge, single-track railroad that connects Babonosa (north Sudan) with Wau.
Waterways, the Nile river is navigable only on some stretches.
Air transport, the country is served by Juba International Airport.
Energy in South Sudan
South sudan’s energy sources consist primarily of electricity, fuel wood, solar, wind, biomass and geothermal among others
- Water shortages
- Poor governance
- Disease control
- Poor infrastructure
- Low literacy rates at 27% for the total population
- Inadequate food
- Inadequate funding for public sector
- Weak regulation