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.

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Population

  • Population aged 0-14

  • Population aged 15-64

  • Population aged 65+

Santé maternelle et néonatale

  • Naissances assistées par un professionnel de santé qualifié en

Santé sexuelle et reproductive

  • Taux de prévalence des contraceptifs (toutes méthodes confondues)

  • Besoin non satisfait

Éducation

Fécondité

Total fertility rate, per woman, 2021

Espérance de vie

Life expectancy at birth (years), 2021

Pratiques nuisibles

Child marriage by age 18, per cent, 2005-2019

  • Child marriage by age 18

Demographic Dividend: South Sudan Voir plus

Population Pyramid

Population in thousands

Espérance de vie

Total fertility rate

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Year: 2018
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Source: United Nations, Population Division, World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision
Key results of South Sudan in 2020 Voir plus

Midwifery curricula: inclusion of special needs

Needs of persons with disabilities were included in midwife curricula

School-based comprehensive sexuality education

A comprehensive sexuality education curricula was operationalized in accordance with international standards

Youth participation in policy and programmes

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

Common data set

A common operational data set on population statistics was produced

Fistula treatment

407 Fistula repair surgeries provided with the support of UNFPA

Minimum Initial Services Package

1980 Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Life skills programmes for girls

291500 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

15 Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls

Child, early and forced marriage

6043 Girls received, with support from UNFPA, prevention, protection services, and/or care related to child, early, and forced marriage

Community declarations on harmful practices

37 Communities made public declarations to eliminate harmful practices, with support from UNFPA, including child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

121467 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package

Midwifery curricula: inclusion of special needs

Needs of persons with disabilities were included in midwife curricula

School-based comprehensive sexuality education

A comprehensive sexuality education curricula was operationalized in accordance with international standards

Youth participation in policy and programmes

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

Common data set

A common operational data set on population statistics was produced

Fistula treatment

407 Fistula repair surgeries provided with the support of UNFPA

Minimum Initial Services Package

1980 Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Life skills programmes for girls

291500 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

15 Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls

Child, early and forced marriage

6043 Girls received, with support from UNFPA, prevention, protection services, and/or care related to child, early, and forced marriage

Community declarations on harmful practices

37 Communities made public declarations to eliminate harmful practices, with support from UNFPA, including child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

121467 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package
Expenditure Voir plus

Programme activities

  • Revenus
  • Principales
  • Non - core

Actualités

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