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South Sudan officially known as the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa. The country gained its independence from the Republic of the Sudan in 2011, making it the newest country with widespread recognition. Its capital and largest city is Juba.

At a Glance

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Population in thousands (2017): 12,575.71
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: n/a
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): 9% (2017)
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): n/a
Financial Inclusion Strategies: n/a
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: n/a
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): 7% (2017)
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: n/a
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 24% | 24

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Apr 13, 2019 | The EastAfrican; All Africa
East African countries received $17.38 billion from their citizens living abroad between 2013 and 2018, as foreign remittances outpaced foreign…

Latest Publications

Nov 30, 2018 | R.H. Mynhardt, J. Marx | Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences
Dec 31, 2017 | D. Kayiira | CAHF
Oct 31, 2012 | M. Reisch et al. | European Microfinance Platform
Sep 01, 2012 | D. Kayiira | CAHF, FinMark Trust