Population and Health of South Sudan

Total population: 10,625,176 (July 2012 est.)

Average population growth: -%

Urban population: 2,337,539

Urban growth rate: %

Rural Population: 8,287,637

Rural growth rate:  %

Population density of Cameroon: 38.8 humans per square kilometre

Age and gender structure (2012 estimate)

Age (years)                  per%                No of Males                No of Females             Total

0-14                             46.5                 2,526,970                    2,414,245                    4,941,215

15-24                           19.5                 1,088,107                    981,456                       2,069,563

25-54                           28.9                 1,475,065                    1,591,422                    3,066,487

55-64                           3                      175,306                       143,793                       319,099

65 years and over      2.2                   130,001                       98,811                         228,812

Health

Infant mortality: 71.8 deaths/1,000 live births

HIV prevalence: 3.1% (2009)

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Literacy level

Male: 40%

Female: 16%