Sierra Leone Sierra Leone: 7,887 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Sierra Leone is a country in West Africa.
Sierra Leone has a population of 6,32 million. Sierra Leone has a fertility rate von 4,75 births per women. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Sierra Leone in the year 2050 will rise to 10,30 million and in the year 2100 to 13,89 million. The life expectency in Sierra Leone is low in the international comparison at 45,3 years.

With an area of 72.300 sq. km Sierra Leone ranks 118th among all countries in the world. The population density of Sierra Leone is 88,1 people per sq. km (World rank 109). By 2050 the population density will rise to 143,5 people per sq. km und and by 2100 will rise to 193,6 people per sq. km. The border of Sierra Leone with its neighbor countries is 958 km in total length. In addition, it has a coastline (length between land and sea including islands) of 402 km.

The gross domestic product in the year 2014 came to 4,89 billion US $ and ranks 159th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita is 788 US $ and ranks at the lower end in the international comparison. The debt level amounts to 31,1 % of the GDP, therefore Sierra Leone ranks among the countries with a low debt level. Sierra Leone has an unemployment rate of 3,2 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1961
ISO country code SL
Internet Domain .sl
License plate WAL
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Sierra Leone

All datasets for Sierra Leone by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (168)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (116)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
CO2 emissions (kt)
Economy (6,284)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (911)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
Patent applications, residents
Geography and Agriculture (381)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (27)
Internet users
Internet users, per 100 people
Merchant marine