South Sudan

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10.50
0.66 - 1
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0.33 - 0.65
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0 - 0.32
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General

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Population - 2017
12,600,000.00
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Source: World Bank
Year Value
2017 12,575,714
2016 12,230,730
2015 11,882,136
2014 11,911,184
2013 11,453,810
2012 10,980,623
2011 10,510,122
2010 0
2009 0
2008 0
2007 0
2006 0
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0
% of Population Living Below Poverty Line - 2009
50.6
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Year Value
2009 50.600
% of Population living in Urban Environment - 2015
19
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Water

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
6.12M
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip, including queuing. It also includes 'safety managed' water where data is available which refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
Year Value
2015 6,119,163
2014 6,135,227
2013 6,119,192
2012 6,076,620
2011 6,017,226
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
50.4
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip, including queuing. It also includes 'safety managed' water where data is available which refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
Year Value
2015 50.411
2014 48.492
2013 46.575
2012 44.661
2011 42.748
% of Population using 'limited' water source - 2015
29.9
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Limited’ water source refers to drinking water from an improved source for which collection time exceeds 30 minutes for a round trip including queuing.
Year Value
2015 29.930
2014 28.793
2013 27.658
2012 26.524
2011 25.390
% of Population using an 'unimproved' water source - 2015
13.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Unimproved’ water source refers to drinking water from an unprotected dug well or unprotected spring.
Year Value
2015 13
2014 13
2013 13
2012 13
2011 13
% of Population using surface water - 2015
7.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Surface water’ refers to drinking water directly from a river, dam, lake, pond, stream, canal or irrigation canal.
Year Value
2015 7
2014 10
2013 13
2012 16
2011 19
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
48.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip, including queuing. It also includes 'safety managed' water where data is available which refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
Year Value
2015 48
2014 46
2013 45
2012 43
2011 41
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' water - 2015
60.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' water refers to 'basic' drinking water that is from an improved source, provided collection time is not more than 30 minutes for a round trip, including queuing. It also includes 'safety managed' water where data is available which refers to drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.
Year Value
2015 60
2014 57
2013 55
2012 53
2011 51

Sanitation

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Total number of people lacking access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
11.1M
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households. It also includes 'safety managed' sanitation where data is available which refers to sanitation facilities that are improved facilities not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
Year Value
2015 11,062,628
2014 10,779,439
2013 10,461,700
2012 10,120,810
2011 9,773,731
% of Population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
10.40
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households. It also includes 'safety managed' sanitation where data is available which refers to sanitation facilities that are improved facilities not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
Year Value
2015 10.350
2014 9.502
2013 8.662
2012 7.830
2011 7.006
% of Population using 'limited' sanitation service - 2015
9.13
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Limited’ sanitation facilities refers to improved facilities shared between two or more households.
Year Value
2015 9.127
2014 8.387
2013 7.652
2012 6.921
2011 6.195
% of Population using an 'unimproved' sanitation service - 2015
19.6
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Unimproved’ sanitation facilities refers to the use of pit latrines without a slab or platform, hanging latrines or bucket latrines.
Year Value
2015 19.623
2014 18.898
2013 18.177
2012 17.460
2011 16.746
% of Population who defecate in the open - 2015
60.9
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: ‘Open Defecation’ refers to the disposal of human faeces in fields, forests, bushes, open bodies of water, beaches or other open spaces, or with solid waste.
Year Value
2015 60.900
2014 63.214
2013 65.509
2012 67.789
2011 70.052
% of rural population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
6.00
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households. It also includes 'safety managed' sanitation where data is available which refers to sanitation facilities that are improved facilities not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
Year Value
2015 6
2014 6
2013 5
2012 5
2011 4
% of urban population with access to 'at least basic' sanitation - 2015
28.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: 'At least basic' sanitation refers to 'basic' sanitation that is the use of improved facilities that are not shared with other households. It also includes 'safety managed' sanitation where data is available which refers to sanitation facilities that are improved facilities not shared with other households and where excreta are safely disposed of in situ or transported and treated off site.
Year Value
2015 28
2014 25
2013 23
2012 21
2011 19

WASH Finance

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Actual Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2014
0.08
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Year Value
2014 0.080
2013 0.050
2012 0.330
Planned Government Spending in WASH as a % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2015
0.17
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Year Value
2015 0.170
2014 0.210
2013 0.100
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received ($USD in Millions) - 2016
1.62K
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Source: OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 1,620
2015 1,694
2014 1,816
2013 1,282
2012 1,097
2011 387
2006 0
Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation ($USD in Millions) - 2016
46.6
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 46.600
2015 36.910
2014 15.098
2013 21.353
2012 13.195
2011 5.927
% of the Total Official Development Assistance (ODA) Received Spent on Water and Sanitation - 2016
0.03
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Source: WASHwatch calculations based on data from OECD-DAC Creditor Reporting System
To discover our methodology for how we present ODA data read our blog: Changing Statistics: How We Report Official Development Assistance Data
Year Value
2016 0.029
2015 0.022
2014 0.008
2013 0.017
2012 0.012
2011 0.015

WASH in Schools

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% of schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
37.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited water service refers to a water service from an improved source that is not available all the time.
Year Value
2016 37
% of schools with no access to a water service - 2016
63.0
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% of pre-primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
35.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited water service refers to a water service from an improved source that is not available all the time.
Year Value
2016 35
% of pre-primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
65.0
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% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
36.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited water service refers to a water service from an improved source that is not available all the time.
Year Value
2016 36
% of primary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
64.0
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% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited water service’ - 2016
57.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited water service refers to a water service from an improved source that is not available all the time.
Year Value
2016 57
% of secondary schools with no access to a water service - 2016
43.0
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% of schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
55.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited sanitation service refers to a sanitation service that is an improved service but is not usable or segregated by gender.
Year Value
2016 55
% of schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
45.0
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% of pre-primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
66.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited sanitation service refers to a sanitation service that is an improved service but is not usable or segregated by gender.
Year Value
2016 66
% of pre-primary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
34.0
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% of primary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
51.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited sanitation service refers to a sanitation service that is an improved service but is not usable or segregated by gender.
Year Value
2016 51
% of primary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
49.0
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% of secondary schools with access to a ‘limited sanitation service’ - 2016
70.0
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Source: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation Note: A limited sanitation service refers to a sanitation service that is an improved service but is not usable or segregated by gender.
Year Value
2016 70
% of secondary schools with no access to a sanitation service - 2016
30.0
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Health

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Life Expectancy at Birth (Years) - 2016
56.8
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Year Value
2016 56.811
2015 56.322
2014 55.817
2013 55.294
2012 54.756
2011 54.206
2010 53.655
2009 53.113
2008 52.591
2007 52.095
2006 51.627
2005 51.190
2004 50.782
2003 50.393
2002 50.013
2001 49.631
2000 49.239
Under 5 Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) - 2015
93
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Year Value
2015 92.600
2014 95.600
2013 99.200
2012 103
2011 107
2010 111
2009 115
2008 120
2007 126
2006 132
2005 139
2004 147
2003 155
2002 164
2001 173
2000 182
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases among children aged under 5 years - 2015
7.31K
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Source: The Lancet
Year Value
2015 7,314
Total number of deaths due to diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor WASH among children aged under 5 years - 2015
4.24K
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Source: WASHwatch Calculations based on data from The Lancet Read our blog on WASH related Diarrheal Disease to learn more.
Year Value
2015 4,242
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Water Point - 2011
79.0
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% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Sanitation Facility - 2012
71.0
×
% of Health Care Facilities with Access to a Hygiene Point - 2011
63.0
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% of Stunting in Children Under 5 - 2010
31.0
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Year Value
2010 31

Education

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Adult Literacy Rate (% of population over 15) - 2015
98.1
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Year Value
2015 98.100
2014 98.100

Infrastructures

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Total cost to extend basic water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000 USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
28.7K
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Year Value
2015 28,726
Total cost to extend adequate sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
79.4K
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Year Value
2015 79,372
Total cost to extend hygiene services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
25.8K
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Year Value
2015 25,822
Total cost to extend safely managed water services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
295K
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Year Value
2015 295,087
Total cost to extend safely managed sanitation services to each unserved person per year in 1,000USD (including Capital, Capital Maintenance and Operational) - 2015
200M
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Year Value
2015 199,822,000

WASH ODA Donors

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$ 16,029,110
$ 16,029,110
$ 9,463,476
$ 9,463,476
$ 7,210,198
$ 7,210,198
$ 6,575,226
$ 6,575,226
$ 5,078,525
$ 5,078,525
$ 1,158,427
$ 1,158,427
$ 570,815
$ 570,815
$ 246,206
$ 246,206
$ 87,509
$ 87,509
$ 64,409
$ 64,409
$ 62,454
$ 62,454
$ 53,703
$ 53,703
$ 20
$ 20