South Sudan — Return and Reintegration Survey in South Sudan’s Former Breadbasket




DTM South Sudan,
South Sudan
Period Covered
Jun 06 2022
Jul 06 2022
  • Survey
  • Return Intention

A quantitative and qualitative survey was carried out within four counties in Central Equatoria State: Kajo-Keji, Lainya, Morobo and Yei. These counties were targeted for Reconciliation, Stabilization and Resilience area-based programming. In each of the four counties, areas within the capital city and accessible locations that were experiencing return of internally displaced persons (IDPs) were assessed.

Return and Reintegration Index 

The Return and Reintegration Index combines data (the numerical version of the data) from eight indicators (8 key areas: housing, livelihoods, WASH, health, education, social cohesion, community stability and protection) into a single number that provides an indication of the favourability of conditions (Stability Index) to the return and reintegration of displaced people. The calculation of the index was done at the household level.

The index score ranges from 0 to 10 where the higher the index the more favourable the conditions are for the return and reintegration of IDPs and refugees.

The calculation of the index was done at the household level and the results were aggregated at all administrative levels and by population type.

The average (mean) index score is 6.40 out of 10 and the median index score is 6.75 out of 10.

A median value higher than the mean value shows that data is slightly skewed to the left (negatively skewed), i.e., most of the households have an Index at around 6.75 but the households that have a low Index bring down the average to 6.40.