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

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

Summary

DTM conducts regular population counts to monitor population dynamics and displacement trends. The October 2021 population count in Bentiu IDP camp found the camp population to stand at 118,313 individuals (15,527 households) in 11,920 inhabited shelters (on average 10 individuals per shelter), representing a nine per cent increase since August 2021. This compares to the biometric registration figures from October 2021, which recorded 133,029 individuals (30,657 households) registered as active beneficiaries in the site, representing an increase by 7,177 individuals since September 2021 following registration of babies.