South Sudan — Population count: Bentiu IDP Camp (August 2021)

Contact
DTM South Sudan, SouthSudanDTM@iom.int
Language
English
Location
South Sudan
Period Covered
Aug 01 2021
Aug 31 2021
Activity
  • Registration
  • Flow Monitoring
  • Mobility Tracking
  • Site Assessment

Summary

DTM conducts regular population counts to monitor population dynamics and displacement trends. The August 2021 population count in Bentiu IDP camp found the camp population to stand at 108,456 individuals (16,019 households) in 12,071 inhabited shelters (on average 7 individuals per shelter), representing a 7 per cent increase since April 2021. This compares to the biometric registration figures from August 2021, which recorded 125,852 individuals (30,507 households) registered as active beneficiaries in the site, representing a decrease by 3,041 individuals since beginning of June2021 due to beneficiaries relocating to their areas of origin.