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Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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South Sudan

Capital: Juba
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): No Data
 
Population (people): 8,815,495 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): No Data
 
Population growth (annual): 4.3% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 52 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 79 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): No Data
 
GDP growth (annual): No Data
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Biodiversity
Forest area (% of land area): No data
 
Primary forest extent (1000 hectares): No data
 
Extent of FSC certified forests (hectares): No data
 
Terrestrial protected area (% of land area): 20.80% (2014)
 
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 0.00% (2014)

 
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Protected Area Details
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All Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Shambe 1372 1372 1749 II
Southern 903 903 14680 II
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
East African montane forests 0.75 5.14 29.16 7.23 1.27
East Sudanian savanna 31.01 15.44 24.28 21.42 13.63
Masai xeric grasslands and shrublands 0.01 0.02 6.74 0.06 0.0
Northern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets 4.76 11.97 20.02 9.26 5.54
Northern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic 24.15 17.47 15.16 21.62 24.91
Saharan flooded grasslands 28.23 37.73 37.58 99.59 100.0
Sahelian Acacia savanna 10.1 1.18 10.75 2.1 0.23
Victoria Basin forest-savanna mosaic 0.99 22.29 14.82 3.77 5.68
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Marine Ecoregions

No Marine Ecoregions found in this country

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Number of Amphibian, Bird and Mammal Species
Class Total number of species (sum of CR, EN, VU, NT, LC and DD) Total number of threatened species (sum of CR, EN and VU) Critically Endangered (CR) Endangered (EN) Vulnerable (VU) Near Threatened (NT) Least Concern (LC) Data Deficient (DD)
Amphibia
40 0 0 0 0 0 39 1
Aves
855 20 1 7 12 20 815 0
Mammalia
262 12 1 3 8 9 232 9
Selected Indicator Trends
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This World Bank indicator is not available for this country
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