Source
Central bank

Bank of Sudan

International Reserves

US$ 1.282 billion (Source: World Bank; Data updated: October 2009)

Source
Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 14 billion (2015 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

28 billion of International dollars (2015 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A -47.6%
2013 2014* 2015*  
27.1% -12.3% 19.0%  

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 1,045 (2014 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$2,047 International Dollars (2014 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2014*
N/A N/A N/A N/A 0.02%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector

(Data released on November 2010)

  • agriculture: 32.1% 
  • industry: 29.4% 
  • services: 38.5% (2009 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

(Data released on November 2010)

Inflation
2011 2012 2013 2014*
N/A 45.1% 0.0% 0.2%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2011 2012 2013 2014*
N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

(Data released on November 2010)

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
N/A 0.0% 6.6% 14.6% 22.7%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
N/A 4.3% -16.3% -6.9% -9.0%

*Estimate    **Forecast

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's rating: N/A

Moody's outlook: N/A

(Foreign Currency Government Bond Ratings; Data last updated Nov 2010)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2007 2008 2009
N/A N/A N/A
Largest companies in Sudan

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ -267 million (2014 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-2.348% of GDP (2014 estimate)

Exports as percent of GDP(Exports of goods and services)

9.9% (2012)

Shares in world total merchandising export

N/A
 

Shares in world total commercial services export

N/A
 

Total exports

N/A

Export commodities

N/A

Total imports

N/A

 
 
Source
Import commodities

N/A

Exports - major partners

N/A

Imports - major partners

N/A

Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2010 2011 2012 2013
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2012 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2013 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Best countries for doing business World Bank/IFC Doing Business Project

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 – 189. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: 186 out of 189 countries

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 140 out of 189 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 87 out of 189 countries

Registering Property: 183 out of 189 countries

Getting credit: 180 out of 189 countries

Protecting investors: 182 out of 189 countries

Trading across border: 187 out of 189 countries

Paying Taxes: 92 out of 189 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 171 out of 189 countries

Getting Electricity: 184 out of 189 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 189 out of 189 countries

(2013)

Global competitiveness ranking(ranking by country on a basis of 133, the first is the best)

N/A

 

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

N/A

 
 
Source
Time zone

UTC+3

Total area

644,329 sq km

Capital

 Juba

Currency

South Sudanese pounds (SSP)

Government type

republic

Languages

English (official), Arabic (includes Juba and Sudanese variants), regional languages include Dinka, Nuer, Bari, Zande, Shilluk

Religions

animist, Christian

Total population
1990 2000 2010 2014* 2019**
N/A N/A N/A 11.384 million 12.873 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2013
10.7% 9% 17% 18%
Population median age

16.8 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate

4.12% (2014 est.)

Life expectancy

N/A

Adult literacy

27% (2009 estimate)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

N/A

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

N/A

 

Freedom House rating

Political Rights: 6
Civil Liberties: 6 (2014)

(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free)

Total telephone subscribers as % of population

Fixed  0.0%   Mobile  25.3% (2013)
(fixed-telephone subscribers and mobile-cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

N/A

Cost of living - Mercer index(ranking by city on a basis of 143; the 1st is the most expensive and the 143rd is the least expensive; New York is the base city)

N/A