UNFPA South Sudan

South Sudan gained independence in 2011. With less than half the population able to access health facilities and a shortage of skilled birth attendants, the maternal death rate is high. Active since 2006, UNFPA began full-fledged operations in 2012. Current programmes help build the health system and develop capacities for providing reproductive health care, including through training midwives. Other measures seek to prevent gender-based violence, and develop systems to produce and use demographic data for development.

Data overview View more

Population

Population, by age group, per cent
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    Population aged 0-14
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    Population aged 15-64
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    Population aged 65+

Sexual and reproductive health

Births attended by skilled health personnel, per cent, 2014-2019
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    Births attended by skilled health personnel

Family Planning

Proportion of demand satisfied with modern methods, women aged 15-49, per cent, 2022
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    Modern method  

Education

Total net enrolment rate, percent

Gender, Rights, and Human Capital

Harmful Practices

Key results of South Sudan in 2020 View more
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Midwifery curricula: inclusion of special needs

Needs of persons with disabilities were included in midwife curricula
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School-based comprehensive sexuality education

A comprehensive sexuality education curricula was operationalized in accordance with international standards
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Youth participation in policy and programmes

Mechanisms were in place for young people's participation in policy, programming, and peacebuilding processes
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Common data set

A common operational data set on population statistics was produced
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Fistula treatment

738
Fistula repair surgeries provided with the support of UNFPA
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Minimum Initial Services Package

3,934
Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package
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Life skills programmes for girls

703,500
Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes
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Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

29
Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls
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Child, early and forced marriage

15,121
Girls received, with support from UNFPA, prevention, protection services, and/or care related to child, early, and forced marriage
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Community declarations on harmful practices

71
Communities made public declarations to eliminate harmful practices, with support from UNFPA, including child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation
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Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

228,529
Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package
2020 Humanitarian results achieved for Mozambique View more
14,839
Number of dignity kits distributed
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UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries
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Adolescent and youth-friendly spaces supported by UNFPA
18
Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth)
11,734
Affected population reached with Family Planning services
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Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Service Package for reproductive health
People reached with Dignity Kits in 1 countries
Appeal Country People reached with Dignity Kits
Mozambique 47111
Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services in 1 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
Mozambique 14803
People reached with adolescent sexual and reproductive health services, supplies and information in 0 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth) in 1 countries
Appeal Country Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth
Mozambique 18
Health Facilities that provide Emergency Obstetric Care, supported by UNFPA in 1 countries
Appeal Country Health Facilities that provide Emergency Obstetric Care, supported by UNFPA
Mozambique 4
Personnel trained on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including the Minimum Initial Service Package in 0 countries
Appeal Country Personnel trained on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including the Minimum Initial Service Package
Demographic Dividend: South Sudan View more

Population Pyramid

females
males
Population in thousands

Life Expectancy

Total fertility rate

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Year: 2018 Note: Years 2017 to 2100 are projected data.
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Source: United Nations, Population Division, World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision

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