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South sudan

Location

  • Geographical region: Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa
  • SDG region: SDG Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Least Developed Countries, Land Locked Developing Countries

Land

  • Total area: --- km2
  • Land area: --- km(---)
  • Land use by sector: 0% agriculture, 0% forest and 100% other ()

People

  • Total population: 10,975,920 people (2018)
  • Population density: --- people per km2 ()  
  • Urbanisation: 20% lives in urban areas and 80% lives in rural areas (2018)  

Economy

  • Total GDP: 18,176,991,037 USD per year (2016)
  • GDP per capita: 1,656 USD per year (2016)
  • Value added by sector: 11% from agriculture, 68% from services and 21% from industry (2016)
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SDG 6 snapshot in South Sudan

  • Drinking water

    --- % of the population in South Sudan uses a safely managed drinking water service (SDG indicator 6.1.1, 2020)
  • Sanitation

    --- % of the population in South Sudan uses a safely managed sanitation service (SDG indicator 6.2.1a, 2020)
  • Hygiene

    --- % of the population in South Sudan has a handwashing facility with soap and water available at home (SDG indicator 6.2.1b, 2020)
  • Wastewater

    --- % of domestic wastewater in South Sudan is safely treated (SDG indicator 6.3.1, 2020)
  • Water quality

    100 % of monitored water bodies in South Sudan has good ambient water quality (SDG indicator 6.3.2, 2017)
  • Efficiency

    9 $/m<sup>3</sup> is the value added from the use of water by people and the economy in South Sudan (SDG indicator 6.4.1, 2019)
  • Water stress

    4 % of the renewable water resources in South Sudan is being withdrawn, after taking into account environmental flow requirements (SDG indicator 6.4.2, 2019)
  • Water management

    43 % is the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management in South Sudan (SDG indicator 6.5.1, 2020) 
  • Transboundary

    --- % of transboundary basin area has an operational arrangement for water cooperation (SDG indicator 6.5.2, 2020)
  • Ecosystems

    16 % of the water basins in South Sudan is experiencing rapid changes in the area covered by surface waters (SDG 6 indicator 6.6.1, 2020)
  • Cooperation

    26 m$ is the amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance received by South Sudan in 2020 (SDG indicator 6.a.1)
  • Participation

    + is the number of sub-sectors (out of 6) with a high level of participation by communities in South Sudan (SDG indicator 6.b.1, 2019)

Drinking water

6.1.1 Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services in South Sudan, progress over time

6.1.1 Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services in South Sudan, by service level and location (2020)

Sanitation and hygiene

6.2.1a Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services in South Sudan, progress over time

6.2.1a Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services in South Sudan, by service level and location (2020)

6.2.1b Proportion of population with a handwashing facility with soap and water available at home in South Sudan, by service level and location (2020)

Water quality and wastewater

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater flow (safely) treated > Domestic in south sudan (2020), compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

6.3.1 Proportion of wastewater flow (safely) treated in south sudan, by source

6.3.2 Level 1 Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality in south sudan (2017 - 2020), compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

Water use and scarcity

Water resources and withdrawal in south sudan, total and per capita

Long-term average annual precipitation in depth: 900 (mm/year) (2019)

Renewable water resources: 3,936 m3 per capita (2017)

Water withdrawal: 61 m3 per capita (2011)

Environmental flow requirements: 69 % of the renewable water resources (2019)

6.4.2 Level of water stress: freshwater withdrawal as a proportion of available freshwater resources in south sudan, change over time, compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

6.4.1 Change in water-use efficiency over time in south sudan, by sector (2019)

Water-use efficiency for ‘Agriculture, forestry and fishing’ only takes into account the proportion of gross value added that comes from irrigated agriculture, since that activity is associated with water withdrawal (other activities are rain-fed).

6.4.1 Change in water-use efficiency over time in south sudan, progress over time, compared to other countries (and areas) in the region

Water resources management

6.5.1 Degree of integrated water resources management implementation (0-100) in South Sudan, progress over time, by dimension

Very low (0-10) – Low (11-30) – Medium-low (31-50) – Medium-high (51-70) – High (71-90) – Very high (91-100)

6.5.2 Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation in South Sudan, progress over time, by component

Very low (0-10) – Low (11-30) – Medium-low (31-50) – Medium-high (51-70) – High (71-90) – Very high (91-100)

International cooperation and capacity-building

6.a.1 Amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance received by South Sudan, over time

6.a.1 Amount of water- and sanitation-related official development assistance received by South Sudan in 2020, by sub-sector

Water and sanitation-related official development assistance includes water sector policy and governance, water supply, sanitation, water sector policy, water resources conservation, river basins development, waste management/disposal, education and training, agricultural water resources and hydroelectric power.

Annual expenditure for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in South Sudan, by funding source (2019)

Community participation

6.b.1 Procedures in law or policy for participation by users/communities and level of participation in south sudan (2019)

6.b.1 Level of participation by users/communities in south sudan, progress over time, by sub-sector