Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone, is a country located at Western Africa, it has an area of 72,300 Km2 and it may be considered quite a small country.

Sierra Leone, with a population of 7,976,985 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and has a population density of 110 people per km2.

It's capital is Freetown and its currency is Leone

Sierra Leone is holding the 160 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 2,719 millions of euros (3,098 millions of dollars), ( 76.33% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €341 euros per inhabitant$388 dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Sierra Leone, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.452 points in 2019, leaving it in 183th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Sierra Leone are business, you must know it's in the 163th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Sierra Leone, if you want to see information about other countries click here

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Freetown: Monthly Rainfall
Sierra Leone Economy
Annual GDP [+]2020€3,562M
Annual GDP [+]2020$4,059M
GDP per capita [+]2020€446
GDP per capita [+]2020$509
Debt (M.€.) [+]20202,719
Debt ($M) [+]20203,098
Debt (%GDP) [+]202076.33%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€341
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$388
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-205
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-234
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-5.76%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020916.3
Expenditure ($M) [+]20201,044.2
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020329.9
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2020375.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202034.33%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201760.7
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]201768.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20177.91%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]202020.7
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]202023.6
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20202.15%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202025.73%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€115
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$131
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€41
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$47
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€8
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$9
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€3
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$3
Corruption Index [+]202134
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2018134º
Fragile States Index [+]201889.1
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201811º
NMW [+]2019$55.5
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017117º
Doing Business [+]2019163º
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201415.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202015.0%
Annual arrivals [+]201857,000
Exports [+]2021€560.4M
Exports [+]2021$662.8M
Exports % GDP [+]202010.40%
Imports [+]2021€1,514.5M
Imports [+]2021$1,791.2M
Imports % GDP [+]202052.75%
Trade balance [+]2021€-954.1M
Trade balance [+]2021$-1,128.4M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2020-42.35%
Density [+]2020110
Global Peace Ranking [+]202146º
Remittance received ($M) [+]201749.2
% Immigrant [+]20190.70%
% Emigrant [+]20192.39%
Birth Rate [+]201932.88‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201778.1
Crude death rate [+]201911.51‰
Fertility Rate [+]20194.17
% risk of poverty [+]201856.8%
Population [+]20207,976,985
Immigrant stock [+]201954,332
Emigrant stock [+]2019187,102
HDI [+]20190.452
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2020111º
Life expectancy [+]201954.70
Suicides [+]2015990
Suicide rate [+]201513.81
Number of homicides [+]2015124
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.73
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20200.13
Consumption GWh [+]2019131
Generation GWh [+]2020207
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/21/2022125
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/21/20227,682
Fully vaccinated [+]05/01/20221,315,830
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/21/202215.67
Doses administered [+]05/01/20222,868,978