Sudan

Sudan Country Report

Geographic Information

  • Continent of Africa
  • 728,215 square miles
  • tropical in south; arid desert in north; rainy season (April to October)
  • 7.18% of arable land
  • Capital city of Sudan is Khartoum
  • 3 largest cities of Sudan are Khartoum , Khartoum, Omdurman , Khartoum, and Port Sudan , Red Sea

Demographic Information

  • Population is 37.96
  • Population density 20.73
  • Growth rate 2%
  • 33.8 urbanization
  • Life Expectancy 63
  • .25% aids
  • literacy rate 71.9%
  • Arabic speaking

Political Information

  • Democratic government
  • Freedom House Political Rights Score is 7
  • civil rights score is 7
  • press freedom score is 7
  • Corruption Perception Index 12/100 with World Rank 165
  • Domestic/Regional Conflicts, rebellion against the government, no clean water, and food

Economic Information

  • GDP 69%
  • Labor = 80% agriculture, 7% industry, 13% services
  • Unemployment 23.3%
  • 46.5% Below Poverty Line
  • Happy Planet Index 37.6 with World Rank 101
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