Standard of living in South Sudan

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South Sudan

Standard of living in South Sudan


The continent: Africa
  
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 Poor performance

Poverty in South Sudan


Poverty gap - $3.10/day

32,34 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 96 in the world of 119 (20,17%); 26 in Africa from 46 (45,65%)

Poverty gap - $1.90/day

18,91 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 103 in the world of 117 (12,82%); 33 in Africa from 46 (30,43%)

Internally displaced persons

130 419 number of people[?] (2014)
(ascending): 77 in the world of 89 (14,61%); 28 in Africa from 28 (3,57%)
504,54 % (100,91 % annual) ↗
min: 115 783; max: 340 000; max-min: 224 217 (65,95%); mid: 227 892;
-97 473 (-74,74%)

GINI index

46,34 [?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 120 in the world of 145 (17,93%); 35 in Africa from 46 (26,09%)

Access to resources in South Sudan


Access to electricity

5,06 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 190 in the world of 191 (1,05%); 52 in Africa from 53 (3,77%)
70,37 % (14,07 % annual) ↘
min: 1,50; max: 5,06; max-min: 3,56 (70,37%); mid: 3,28;
1,78 (35,19%)
12,27 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 183 in the world of 184 (1,09%); 47 in Africa from 48 (4,17%)
57,77 % (11,55 % annual) ↘
min: 0,100; max: 12,27; max-min: 12,17 (99,18%); mid: 6,18;
6,08 (49,59%)
3,45 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 190 in the world of 200 (5,50%); 42 in Africa from 52 (21,15%)
79,74 % (15,95 % annual) ↘
min: 0,100; max: 3,45; max-min: 3,35 (97,11%); mid: 1,78;
1,68 (48,55%)

Access to non-solid fuel

2,08 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 164 in the world of 174 (6,32%); 41 in Africa from 50 (20%)
3,85 % (0,770 % annual) ↘
min: 2,00; max: 2,08; max-min: 0,083 (3,98%); mid: 2,04;
0,041 (1,99%)
2,45 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 167 in the world of 176 (5,68%); 44 in Africa from 52 (17,31%)
17,90 % (3,58 % annual) ↘
min: 2,01; max: 2,45; max-min: 0,439 (17,90%); mid: 2,23;
0,220 (8,95%)
2,00 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 156 in the world of 175 (11,43%); 35 in Africa from 50 (32%)

Improved sanitation facilities

(descending): 197 in the world of 197 (0,508%); 54 in Africa from 54 (1,85%)
1,49 % (0,299 % annual) ↘
min: 6,60; max: 6,70; max-min: 0,100 (1,49%); mid: 6,65;
0,050 (0,746%)
(descending): 197 in the world of 197 (0,508%); 54 in Africa from 54 (1,85%)
(descending): 192 in the world of 193 (1,04%); 53 in Africa from 54 (3,70%)

Improved water source

(descending): 179 in the world of 197 (9,64%); 40 in Africa from 53 (26,42%)
0,341 % (0,068 % annual) ↘
min: 58,60; max: 58,70; max-min: 0,100 (0,170%); mid: 58,65;
0,050 (0,085%)
(descending): 193 in the world of 198 (3,03%); 51 in Africa from 53 (5,66%)
(descending): 169 in the world of 193 (12,95%); 34 in Africa from 53 (37,74%)

Prevalence of wasting

22,70 % of children under 5[?] (2010)
(ascending): 93 in the world of 97 (5,15%); 41 in Africa from 43 (6,98%)

95,60 % of urban population[?] (2014)
(ascending): 83 in the world of 83 (1,20%); 47 in Africa from 47 (2,13%)

Gasoline prices in South Sudan


Pump price for diesel fuel

1,98 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 172 in the world of 177 (3,39%); 47 in Africa from 48 (4,17%)
45,96 % (9,19 % annual) ↘
min: 1,07; max: 1,98; max-min: 0,910 (45,96%); mid: 1,53;
0,455 (22,98%)

Pump price for gasoline

1,98 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 172 in the world of 179 (4,47%); 47 in Africa from 48 (4,17%)
24,24 % (4,85 % annual) ↘
min: 1,50; max: 1,98; max-min: 0,480 (24,24%); mid: 1,74;
0,240 (12,12%)

Child Labour in South Sudan


Child employment in agriculture

60,18 {% of total[?]}
(2008)
(ascending): 19 in the world of 55 (67,27%); 4 in Africa from 20 (85%)
69,52 {% of male[?]}
(2008)
(ascending): 20 in the world of 56 (66,07%); 4 in Africa from 20 (85%)
49,38 {% of female[?]}
(2008)
(ascending): 19 in the world of 56 (67,86%); 4 in Africa from 20 (85%)

Child employment in manufacturing

0,340 {% of total[?]}
(2008)
(ascending): 3 in the world of 55 (96,36%); 1 in Africa from 20 (100%)
0,070 {% of male[?]}
(2008)
(ascending): 1 in the world of 54 (100%); 1 in Africa from 20 (100%)
0,660 {% of female[?]}
(2008)
(ascending): 7 in the world of 54 (88,89%); 3 in Africa from 20 (90%)

Child employment in services

38,20 {% of total[?]}
(2008)
(ascending): 44 in the world of 55 (21,82%); 19 in Africa from 20 (10%)
29,30 {% of male[?]}
(2008)
(ascending): 39 in the world of 55 (30,91%); 16 in Africa from 19 (21,05%)
48,50 {% of female[?]}
(2008)
(ascending): 39 in the world of 55 (30,91%); 18 in Africa from 20 (15%)

Distribution of income in South Sudan


Income share held by highest 10%

33,20 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 49 in the world of 145 (66,90%); 25 in Africa from 46 (47,83%)

Income share held by highest 20%

50,56 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 37 in the world of 145 (75,17%); 17 in Africa from 46 (65,22%)

Income share held by second 20%

8,59 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 122 in the world of 145 (16,55%); 35 in Africa from 46 (26,09%)

Income share held by third 20%

14,20 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 101 in the world of 145 (31,03%); 25 in Africa from 46 (47,83%)

Income share held by fourth 20%

22,78 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 22 in the world of 145 (85,52%); 4 in Africa from 46 (93,48%)

Income share held by lowest 20%

3,86 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 131 in the world of 145 (10,34%); 40 in Africa from 46 (15,22%)

Income share held by lowest 10%

1,25 %[?] (2009)
(2010) (descending): 134 in the world of 145 (8,28%); 42 in Africa from 46 (10,87%)