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South Sudan: Administrative Division

Contents: States and Counties

The population of the states and counties of South Sudan according to the last census and latest official projections.

Presidential decrees of 2015 and 2017 replace the ten states by 32 new states.

NameStatusPopulation
Census
2008-04-22
Population
Projection
2017-07-01
Central EquatoriaState1,103,5571,574,711
JubaCounty368,436525,953
Kajo-KejiCounty196,387280,299
LainyaCounty89,315127,552
MoroboCounty103,603148,023
TerekekaCounty144,373206,287
YeiCounty201,443288,172
Eastern EquatoriaState906,1611,393,765
BudiCounty99,234153,314
IkotosCounty84,649129,620
Kapoeta EastCounty163,997252,271
Kapoeta NorthCounty103,084158,889
Kapoeta SouthCounty79,470122,651
LafonCounty106,161163,071
MagwiCounty169,826260,634
ToritCounty99,740153,314
JongleiState1,358,6021,873,176
AkoboCounty136,210192,937
AyodCounty139,282192,937
Bor SouthCounty221,106305,328
Canal/PigiCounty99,068136,742
DukCounty65,58889,912
FangakCounty110,130151,727
NyirolCounty108,674149,854
PiborCounty148,475204,176
PochallaCounty66,20191,786
Twic EastCounty85,349118,010
UrorCounty178,519245,386
LakesState695,7301,053,177
AwerialCounty47,04171,616
CueibetCounty117,755177,987
Rumbek CentreCounty153,550232,752
Rumbek EastCounty122,832186,412
Rumbek NorthCounty43,41065,297
WuluCounty40,55061,084
Yirol EastCounty67,402102,158
Yirol WestCounty103,190155,870
Northern Bahr el GhazalState720,8981,023,383
Aweil CentreCounty41,82759,356
Aweil EastCounty309,921440,055
Aweil NorthCounty129,127183,186
Aweil SouthCounty73,806104,385
Aweil WestCounty166,217236,402
UnityState585,801875,313
AbiemnhomCounty17,01225,384
GuitCounty33,00449,018
KochCounty74,863112,040
LeerCounty53,02279,653
MayenditCounty53,78380,529
MayomCounty120,715180,314
PanyijarCounty50,72376,152
PariangCounty82,443123,419
RubkonaCounty100,236149,679
Upper NileState964,3531,385,478
Akoka (← Baliet)County9,84214,201
BalietCounty38,16855,073
FashodaCounty36,51852,648
LongochukCounty63,16691,442
Luakpiny/NasirCounty210,002302,034
MabanCounty45,23865,117
MaiwutCounty79,462113,609
MalakalCounty126,483181,498
ManyoCounty38,01054,034
MelutCounty49,24270,659
PanyikangCounty45,42765,117
RenkCounty137,751198,123
UlangCounty85,044121,922
WarrapState972,9281,379,960
AbyeiDisputed Area52,88374,518
Gogrial EastCounty103,283146,276
Gogrial WestCounty243,921346,370
Tonj EastCounty116,122164,215
Tonj NorthCounty165,222234,593
Tonj SouthCounty86,592122,816
TwicCounty204,905291,171
Western Bahr el GhazalState333,431473,636
Jur RiverCounty127,771181,402
RagaCounty54,34077,203
WauCounty151,320215,031
Western EquatoriaState619,029803,263
EzoCounty80,861105,228
IbbaCounty41,86954,622
MaridiCounty82,461106,834
Mundri EastCounty48,31862,655
Mundri WestCounty33,97544,179
MvoloCounty48,13462,655
NageroCounty10,07712,852
NzaraCounty65,71285,146
TamburaCounty55,36571,490
YambioCounty152,257197,603

Source: South Sudan National Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: The population projection does not consider migration and displacement since 2008.