South Sudan's economy in numbers:
Nominal GDP of USD 5.8 billion in 2021.
GDP per capita of USD 408 compared to the global average of USD 10,589.
Average real GDP growth of 5% over the last decade.
The economy recorded average annual growth of 5.0% in the decade to 2021. To read more about GDP growth in South Sudan, go to our dedicated page.
South Sudan's fiscal deficit averaged 5.4% of GDP in the decade to 2022. Find out more on our dedicated page.
Inflation averaged 79.3% in the decade to 2022. Go to our South Sudan inflation page for extra insight.
South Sudan's monetary policy rate ended 2022 at 16.29%, up from 12.03% a decade earlier. See our South Sudan monetary policy page for additional details.
From end-2012 to end-2022 the South Sudanese pound weakened by 99.6% vs the U.S. dollar. For more info on the South Sudanese pound, click here.
22 indicators covered including both annual and quarterly frequencies.
Consensus Forecasts based on a panel of 4 expert analysts.
Want to get insight on the economic outlook for South Sudan in the coming years? FocusEconomics collects projections out to 2033 on 22 economic indicators for South Sudan from a panel of 4 analysts at the leading national, regional and global forecast institutions. These projections are then validated by our in-house team of economists and data analysts, and averaged to provide one Consensus Forecast you can rely on for each indicator. This means you avoid the risk of relying on out of date, biased or outlier forecasts. Our Consensus Forecasts can be visualized in whichever way best suits your needs, including via interactive online dashboards , direct data delivery and executive-style reports which combine analysts' projections with timely written analysis from our in-house team of economists on the latest developments in the South Sudan economy. To download a sample report on the South Sudan's economy, click here . To get in touch with our team for more information, fill in the form at the bottom of this page .