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 8,141,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and has a population density of 113 people per km2.

It's capital is Freetown and its currency is Leone

Sierra Leone is holding the 162 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 2,779 millions of euros (3,289 millions of dollars), ( 79.29% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €341 euros per inhabitant$404 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 0.477 points in 2021, leaving it in 181th place in the table of 191 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

Freetown: Monthly Temp.
Freetown: Monthly Rainfall
Sierra Leone Economy
Annual GDP [+]2021€3,505M
Annual GDP [+]2021$4,148M
GDP per capita [+]2021€430
GDP per capita [+]2021$509
Debt (M.€.) [+]20212,779
Debt ($M) [+]20213,289
Debt (%GDP) [+]202179.29%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€341
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$404
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-256
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-303
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-7.32%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2021990.2
Expenditure ($M) [+]20211,172.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020329.4
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2020375.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202034.33%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201760.6
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]201768.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20177.91%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]202121.3
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]202125.3
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20212.60%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202128.25%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€122
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$144
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. [+]2021€3
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2021$3
Corruption Index [+]202234
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2018134º
Fragile States Index [+]201889.1
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201811º
NMW [+]2022$65.9
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017117º
Doing Business [+]2020163º
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202011.0%
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 [+]202115.99%
Imports [+]2021€1,514.5M
Imports [+]2021$1,791.2M
Imports % GDP [+]202143.21%
Trade balance [+]2021€-954.1M
Trade balance [+]2021$-1,128.4M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-27.22%
Density [+]2021113
Global Peace Ranking [+]202250º
Remittance received ($M) [+]201749.2
% Immigrant [+]20190.70%
% Emigrant [+]20192.39%
Birth Rate [+]202031.91‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201778.1
Crude death rate [+]20209.30‰
Fertility Rate [+]20204.08
% risk of poverty [+]201856.8%
Population [+]20218,141,000
Immigrant stock [+]201954,332
Emigrant stock [+]2019187,102
HDI [+]20210.477
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2022109º
Life expectancy [+]202059.76
Suicides [+]2015990
Suicide rate [+]201513.81
Number of homicides [+]2015124
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.73
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20210.12
Consumption GWh [+]2021131
Generation GWh [+]2021208
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]03/29/2023125
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]03/29/20237,762
Fully vaccinated [+]03/26/20234,197,335
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]03/29/202315.35
Doses administered [+]03/26/20237,548,308