South Sudan

Not Available

Immigration detainees

2019

No Data

Detained children

1,385

New asylum applications

2019

298,309

Refugees

2019

865,552

International migrants

2019

Overview

Types of facilities used for migration-related detention
Administrative Ad Hoc Criminal Unknown
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IMMIGRATION AND DETENTION-RELATED STATISTICS

Total number of immigration detainees by year
Not Available
2019
Criminal prison population
6,504
2015
7,000
2013
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
52
2015
65
2012
Population
11,200,000
2020
12,340,000
2015
International migrants
865,552
2019
824,100
2015
International migrants as a percentage of the population
6.7
2015
Refugees
298,309
2019
291,842
2018
283,409
2017
262,548
2016
263,016
2015
265,887
2015
248,152
2014
Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants
20.62
2016
20.83
2014
Total number of new asylum applications
1,385
2019
1,055
2016
124
2014
Refugee recognition rate
83.3
2014
Stateless persons
0
2016
0
2015

SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)
1,115
2014
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in millions USD)
1,964.2
2014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)
169 (Low)
2015

DOMESTIC LAWS AND POLICIES

Legal tradition
Muslim law
2017
Common law
2017

INTERNATIONAL LAW

Individual complaints procedure
Acceptance Year
CEDAW, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 1999 2015
2015
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted
Observation Date
1/3
2017
Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review
Observation Date
No 2016
2017

INSTITUTIONAL INDICATORS