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Sudan People 2012

SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Sudan People 2012
SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 8,

Nationality:
noun: Sudanese (singular and plural)
adjective: Sudanese

Ethnic groups:
Sudanese Arab (approximately 70%), Fur, Beja, Nuba, Fallata

Languages:
Arabic (official), English (official), Nubian, Ta Bedawie, Fur
note: program of "Arabization" in process

Religions:
Sunni Muslim, small Christian minority

Population:
34,206,710
country comparison to the world: 37
note: includes the population of South Sudan (8,260,490); demographic data includes South Sudan (July 2012 est.)
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Age structure:
0-14 years: 42.1% (male 9,696,726/female 9,286,894)
[see also: Age structure 0-14 years country ranks ]
15-64 years: 55.2% (male 12,282,082/female 12,571,424)
[see also: Age structure 15-64 years country ranks ]
65 years and over: 2.7% (male 613,817/female 596,559) (2011 est.)
[see also: Age structure 65 years and over country ranks ]

Median age:
total: 18.5 years
[see also: Median age - total country ranks ]
male: 18.1 years
[see also: Median age - male country ranks ]
female: 18.9 years (2011 est.)
[see also: Median age - female country ranks ]

Population growth rate:
1.884% (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 60
[see also: Population growth rate country ranks ]

Birth rate:
31.7 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 39
[see also: Birth rate country ranks ]

Death rate:
8.33 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 90
[see also: Death rate country ranks ]

Net migration rate:
-4.52 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 189
[see also: Net migration rate country ranks ]

Urbanization:
urban population: 40% of total population (2010)
[see also: Urbanization - urban population country ranks ]
rate of urbanization: 3.7% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
[see also: Urbanization - rate of urbanization country ranks ]

Major cities - population:
KHARTOUM (capital) 5.021 million (2009)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - at birth country ranks ]
under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - under 15 years country ranks ]
15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 1.24 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - 65 years and over country ranks ]
total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2012 est.)
[see also: Sex ratio - total population country ranks ]

Maternal mortality rate:
750 deaths/100,000 live births (2008)
country comparison to the world: 14
[see also: Maternal mortality rate country ranks ]

Infant mortality rate:
total: 55.63 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 36
male: 61.24 deaths/1,000 live births
[see also: Infant mortality rate - male country ranks ]
female: 49.74 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)
[see also: Infant mortality rate - female country ranks ]

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 62.57 years
country comparison to the world: 182
male: 60.58 years
[see also: Life expectancy at birth - male country ranks ]
female: 64.67 years (2012 est.)
[see also: Life expectancy at birth - female country ranks ]

Total fertility rate:
4.17 children born/woman (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 35
[see also: Total fertility rate country ranks ]

Health expenditures:
7.3% of GDP (2009)
country comparison to the world: 71
[see also: Health expenditures country ranks ]

Physicians density:
0.28 physicians/1,000 population (2008)
country comparison to the world: 143
[see also: Physicians density country ranks ]

Hospital bed density:
0.7 beds/1,000 population (2008)
country comparison to the world: 162
[see also: Hospital bed density country ranks ]

Drinking water source:
improved:

urban: 64% of population
rural: 52% of population
total: 57% of population
unimproved:
urban: 36% of population
rural: 48% of population
total: 43% of population (2008)

Sanitation facility access:
improved:

urban: 55% of population
rural: 18% of population
total: 34% of population
unimproved:
urban: 45% of population
rural: 82% of population
total: 66% of population (2008)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
1.1% (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 45
[see also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
260,000 (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 22
[see also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
12,000 (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 23
[see also: HIV/AIDS - deaths country ranks ]

Major infectious diseases:
degree of risk: very high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A and E, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: malaria, dengue fever, African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness)
water contact disease: schistosomiasis
respiratory disease: meningococcal meningitis
animal contact disease: rabies
note: highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been identified in this country; it poses a negligible risk with extremely rare cases possible among US citizens who have close contact with birds (2009)

Children under the age of 5 years underweight:
31.7% (2006)
country comparison to the world: 15
[see also: Children under the age of 5 years underweight country ranks ]

Education expenditures:
NA

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 61.1%
male: 71.8%
[see also: Literacy - male country ranks ]
female: 50.5% (2003 est.)
[see also: Literacy - female country ranks ]

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 4 years (2000)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Sudan on this page is re-published from the 2012 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Sudan People 2012 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Sudan People 2012 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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