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Sudan Population

Sudan is a country in Northeast Africa, borders Egypt to the north, Eritrea, Ethiopia to the east, South Sudan to the south, Central African Republic and Chad to the west and Libya to the northwest. Sudan population in 2022 is estimated to be 45.9 million, covers country area of 1,886,068 sq km (728,215 sq mi), ranks fifteenth country by area and the thirty-third most populous country in the world. Its capital is Khartoum, its most populous city is Omdurman and popular cities are Khartoum North, Nyala, Port Sudan, El-Obeid, Kassala, Wad Madani, El Gadarif and Al Fashir. Country code is SDN, Population of Sudan in 2021 is estimated as 44.87 million, Life expectancy of Sudan is 67.55 years for male and 70.76 years for female. Ethnic wise seventy percent are Sudanese Arabs, and other groups include Fur, Beja, Nuba and Nubian people. Arabic and English are official languages of Sudan.

Below table is the population of Sudan from 1960 to 2020:
YearPopulation
19607,544,498
19658,770,094
197010,281,695
197512,144,128
198014,507,466
198517,210,182
199020,147,592
199524,094,741
200027,275,019
200530,949,514
201034,545,014
201538,902,948
202043,849,269

Sudan population in 1960 is 7,544,498, by 1970 the population is increased by 2,737,197 totaling to 10,281,695, by 1980 the population is increased to 14,507,466, and by 1990 the total increase of 20,147,592 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 20,147,592. From 1990 to 2000, population increased by 7,127,427 to 27,275,019, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Sudan increase by 7,269,995 with a change of 26.65 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 9,304,255 with a change of 26.93 percent and make up to 43,849,269.

Source : worldbank

According to cbs, Sudan population as per 2009 census and projection from 2010 to 2018. Sudan is divided into eighteen states.

States2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Northern720,907740,768764,451788,750813,685835,283860,950887,011913,533936,255
River Nile1,157,9171,191,8131,229,9161,269,0101,309,1291,346,1481,387,5131,429,5131,472,2571,511,442
Red Sea1,307,8401,316,9201,328,4461,346,1331,366,9911,402,0821,414,4171,445,3531,447,7871,482,053
Kassala1,821,4061,909,5341,987,5722,061,2662,133,6632,207,5332,283,0542,360,0832,438,8082,519,071
Al Gedarif1,419,4851,494,7041,573,0701,654,6211,739,4781,827,1811,917,9192,011,6142,108,4682,208,385
Khartoum5,515,2575,758,2346,006,8856,267,9306,534,7956,809,0467,095,1487,385,1587,687,5477,993,851
Al Gezira3,709,8003,845,4073,988,7354,133,0484,285,4084,441,1684,600,7004,759,7644,926,5555,096,920
White Nile1,795,8881,866,7341,936,6092,012,1882,086,6502,162,7862,244,6192,324,4442,410,2602,493,880
Sinnar1,339,7391,395,9351,454,1551,517,9051,580,3571,644,4631,710,3691,777,9821,847,4581,918,692
Blue Nile858,071882,337910,546935,983965,573991,8981,022,3781,049,3661,080,7431,108,391
North Kordofan2,953,8042,986,1173,017,0333,046,3263,073,9213,098,7503,120,9423,140,1773,160,6633,174,029
South Kordofan1,598,1171,649,4431,702,1771,756,2821,811,8051,868,1991,925,6061,983,8952,047,2942,107,623
North Darfur2,140,3922,163,0412,188,0282,208,4992,231,3052,248,5512,267,6802,280,8852,296,0682,304,950
West Darfur1,349,3081,392,6431,437,1681,482,8491,529,7281,577,3421,625,8111,675,0251,725,1101,775,945
South Darfur4,210,6074,329,3754,450,8034,574,7484,701,2914,828,9784,958,1485,088,4335,220,1915,353,025
Sudan31,898,53632,923,00533,975,59335,055,53836,163,77837,289,40638,435,25239,598,70040,782,74241,984,512

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