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South Sudan census results officially released


By Isaac Vuni

June 6, 2009 (JUBA) — South Sudan Census Commissioner Isaiah Chol Aruai has today officially released Sudan fifth population and housing census as 8,260,490 conducted by southerners in Jonglei state leading with 1,358,602 million while Bahr el Ghazal has 333,431 smallest population of counted states.

It further indicated that southern population has increased from 5,329,267 in 1983 to 8 260 490 in 2008. Statistic data also indicated that 4, 287 300 counted population were males which translates to 51.9 percent while 3 973 190 are females which translates to forty eight percent and previous census results also show more males than females while seventy two percent of population are under thirty years old.

Since 1983 all regions in southern Sudan experienced an increase in population numbers therefore to rejection current census result would requires a political decision from Goss presidency, remarks commissioners Aruai.

Below are the details per each state of southern Sudan

Jonglei1 state 1,358,602

Central Equatoria state 1,103,592

Warrap state 972,928

Upper Nile 964,353

Eastern Eqatoria state 906,126

Northern Bahr el Ghazal 720,898

Lakes state 695,730

Western Equatoria state 619,029

Unity state 585,801

Western Bahr el Ghazal 333,431

In the same press briefing, Director of the latest Information Tecknowledge for census, Mr. Martin Abucha, said census was conducted by 184 southern experts in addition to 10076 numerators who did their best in processing data at Rumbek center of southern Sudan including education attainment, socio demographic information were collected by southerners.

Adding that they are satisfied with used stand styles and information provided for the first time in history of the south, therefore challenge any doubting Thomas to come for cross checking at Rumbek census office of southern Sudan.



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  • 7 June 2009 11:23, by Michael Madit Magot

    I think the census results are correct given the fact that Dinka population double that of Nuer.
    The census give Dinka population as more than 3,000,000 wherea that of Nuer is just 1,599,000.
    The Dinka population would have been 5,000,000 had it not been the reduction by civil war.
    Nuer did not fight and that increase their number to be half of Dinka population.
    Well the Nuer did reduce Dinka population when they massacred civilian in Bor.
    The question now is that " is Nuer population bigger than that of Dinka?".Ha ha aaaaaaaa.
    Let elections comes after 2011 to see if Nuer will succeed in achieving presidency.

    I know that Nuer are mourning the fact that they are half of Dinka population.
    They had been hoping that the war reduced Dinka but the census result prove them wrong.

    We will rule you forever!

    Dinka oyee.

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    • 7 June 2009 12:20, by DOOR!


      Who are Nuer to compare them with Dinka?
      Let them mourn silently.
      I know population is all they think of since their weak brain could not give them room to rule.
      All they think is election and population because they are mentally incapacitated.

      Give Nuer a brain and population and he will choose population. That is how they think!

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      • 7 June 2009 13:23, by King Tut

        You fools,it’s not about majority,but determination and commitment that bring about change.Still I doubt whether your pathetic census presented the Naath number as it should be.The census result no doubt had fallen under manipulative hands both here in the South and the North for simple fact;food to be eaten by the majority.What a shallow believe it is! We the Naath nation are not shaken by this useless figures of food presentation,we will still ride until we bring change in the administration that’s crowded by foodmongers,the Dinka.

        Besides,when did the census forms included ethnicity? For example,it’s maybe wrong to say that those who were counted in Mading Bor were all from the Bor south population,we had Naath population counted there too.The same goes for other counties such as khorfoulous,Malakal,Renk,Dukien and so many other cases.I deplore the way this Dinka bitches conducted this incompetent census.

        I challenges you,Micheal Madit the tribalist,that next time you will hear the right figure of South Sudan population according to tribe,your Dinka people will not represent the size that they reflect now.The census was such a big Dinka joke.


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        • 9 June 2009 17:26, by Wiyual Wech Puk D. Payol.

          Hello King Tut,your last name and your words in the comment show me that you are Nuer.By the way who are Dinka? it is from saying of Nuer that Dinka could live on the land of sudan,if not we can defeat them all with in half an hour.iam in doubt about the result of census.the number of Dinka should not be thrice that of Nuer,no at all.look now in the following states like Jonglei,upper Nile,unity the majority are NUER.how could Dinka be averaged with such a number,who are the counters of the census? please don’t worry still the name JIANG means slave of Nuer.

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    • 8 June 2009 08:58, by Sala Gai

      Mr Michael

      I think you Mr mich you are in wrong politics in that point looking forward to face Arab people due miss conducting our census in general

      Nothing bring Dinka& NUER and rest tribes

      wise you to do good politics in the right channel.

      A wise man far away from wrong governance
      by Sala Gai De Mabior

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    • 9 June 2009 11:58, by Wiyual Wech Puk D. Payol.

      PLease Micheal or who ever you,leave insulting Nuer.no way out for you Dinka to rule over Nuer for ever i don’t see.Nuer are now the majority in the south sudan.look in Jongei the majority are Nuer,in upper Nile still Nuer and in unity state it is still Nuer.how can Dinka can double the Nuer population? iam thinking that you need medical treatment for your mind is not functual activily.i hope it is we the Nuer who said that the southern sudan should live in peace,if not we can destroy you all,and we can eradicate Dinka on the land of south sudan.if you say the Nuer have reduced the population of Dinka by killing Bor,it is the same that Dr John Garang has reduced the population of Nuer by Killing Jikany especially Gaajak.the word Nuer did not fight is completely false and it is because you are a mad dog of Bor you cannot addressed it as such.SPLA\M was strong because of Nuer,including myself.i was among the people who protect your Bor from the 1991 fighting,if not we the force of Nuer commanded by William Nyuon,your Bor have been getting finished.please i know you are aloss boy of Bor who did not hold any AKM during the war.

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  • 8 June 2009 09:38, by actiongatkuothgat

    hi thok gany micheal madit magot.
    are you sure to rule NAATH NUER forever,
    i believe you can not thok gany dinkas to do so .
    less wait 2011 election i believe NAATHNUER will come over power .
    you dinkas you forgot what prophet NGUNDENG said ?
    thatis why you talk mad micheal.
    since 1953 NAATH NUER is greater than you dinka thok gany.
    in south sudan if there is no NAATH NUER no new sudan in south.
    although your numberis greater we will rule over you thok gany dinkas .

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    • 8 June 2009 12:05, by chamdela

      I’m commenting to what my friends and brothers as well Mr. Michael Madit Magot and Mr.Door stated in their articles.

      Mr. Michael you wrote it in your article that Dinka population double Naath/Nuer population and given Naath/ Nuer as half of Dinka in population in Southern Sudan. Besides, you wrote it also that Naath/Nuer population reach even half of Dinka population because they didn’t fought any war to killed them and reduced their population. And you also mention about that Naath/Nuer will not get South Sudan Presidency after 2011. You are right. The Census result is announced but does not mean it the end of counting people of the Southern Sudan. If I can tell you what bring this, you can suprise if you are a sensible person but I will not disclose it since we are favouring CPA. Let me give you this example, can population of Warrap exceed Population of Unity State. Population of People living in Warrap is not real compared to Reality. In here, there was problem somewhere in ditribution of Forms for counting.

      In addition, you mention war as it reduces Dinka Population but did not happen to Naath/Nuer. Can you clarify it? Do you mean when SPLA was fought Jalaba,there no Nuer participated in SPLA since 1983/what?

      To me, you are a lier. No Dink in SPLA was in front line alone without Nuer near him and even the rest of Southerners. Many frontlines were conducted by SPLA and I
      learned Dinks from there.

      Concerning Pridency after 2011 and the weak brain Naath/Nuer have mentioned by Mr.Door, I think there is no blockage for a Nuer to be a President of the South Sudan after 2011. It is must.Nuer will be President by all mean. Do not take the population as the major issue. By weak thinking and incapacity written by your colleague Mr. Door, he did not conducted good assessment on Naath/Nuer. Let him go again and carry out good study and come back with correct result.

      Therefore, do not take population as important criterion to you as an individual as a mean for Dinkas to lead Southerners. I mention word individual because you might be the only person believing Population for Presidency. An d also believing that Naath did’t fought any war which you guest wrong.

      My advise to you guys. Do not attack individuals and even Communities with no nonsense articles. I respect Dinka Community, Nuer Community, Shulluk Community, Anywaa Community and others Communities of Southern Sudan.
      I can not just send nonsense massege, writing any thing with no ground against individual or any community by using insulting word. But what I learned from you Guys is that you not have knowhow of how Media is all about. The purpose for media is correct something giving only comments or giving sonsible information to people who do’t know it.

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      • 9 June 2009 02:34, by Ajawuk Juma

        TO Chamdela,

        Thank you for your tremendous words of corrections. In fact, the South Sudan census results has nothing to with Dinka and Nuer morever they are not the only tribes in South Sudan. Any body can be a president in South Sudan regardless which tribe is he/she come from and according his/her qualifications and characters.

        I take Magot and Door comments as personal opinions. I like word individual in your comment.

        I always get fabricated comment against Dinka tribe as if the whole community is employed by Kiir’s Government.

        There are some individual who went as far as calling Dinka tribes coward. These shown us exactly that people are joking here on this website.

        To Mr Chamdela, I belief there is no much different between Dinka and Nuer but in Dinka communities every body consider himself as a man that make them different with others tribes.

        Mr Chamdela, I can see from your writing you have good analysis like some others intelligent nuer boys I went to school with 8 years ago.

        I got a cousin whose mum from Nuer but we have no different at all. mr Chamdela my question is Why do Nuer community always follow foolish leaders? Is it b’se they don’t many educated people? Is it because there are no many politicians in their community?

        My advice to you people If it is must for president to come from ur tribes then you have to bring leaders who can views as national leader for example the late hero, freedom fighter Guandit William Nyuon Bany. I respected his son Deng william becuase of his father.

        Imposing wrong leaders will never work

        God bless you

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        • 9 June 2009 08:58, by King Tut

          Hahaha! Have I heard you right? Everybody ’a man in Dinka community’ hence their difference with others.What another rotten mindset!

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