Economy in Sierra Leone

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Economy in Sierra Leone


The continent: Africa
  
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GDP in Sierra Leone


GDP, PPP

10 127 102 610 current international $[?] (2015)
(descending): 152 in the world of 194 (22,16%); 40 in Africa from 52 (25%)
23,94 % (4,79 % annual) ↘
min: 2 956 398 154; max: 12 618 573 996; max-min: 9 662 175 842 (76,57%); mid: 7 787 486 075;
2 339 616 535 (23,10%)

GDP

4 214 779 785 current US$[?] (2015)
(descending): 160 in the world of 199 (20,10%); 40 in Africa from 53 (26,42%)
37,92 % (7,58 % annual) ↘
min: 322 009 472; max: 5 015 157 816; max-min: 4 693 148 344 (93,58%); mid: 2 668 583 644;
1 546 196 141 (36,69%)

GDP per capita, PPP

1 569 current international $[?] (2015)
(descending): 182 in the world of 194 (6,70%); 40 in Africa from 52 (25%)
15,02 % (3,00 % annual) ↘
min: 743,14; max: 1 998; max-min: 1 255 (62,81%); mid: 1 371;
198,75 (12,66%)

Reserves in Sierra Leone


Total reserves

620 490 248 current US$[?] (2015)
(descending): 143 in the world of 184 (22,83%); 33 in Africa from 52 (38,46%)
34,09 % (6,82 % annual) ↘
min: 3 726 283; max: 620 490 248; max-min: 616 763 965 (99,40%); mid: 312 108 266;
308 381 983 (49,70%)

Total reserves

45,02 % of total external debt[?] (2015)
(descending): 48 in the world of 117 (59,83%); 19 in Africa from 47 (61,70%)
2,45 % (0,489 % annual) ↘
min: 0,342; max: 48,53; max-min: 48,19 (99,30%); mid: 24,44;
20,59 (45,72%)

Total reserves minus gold

620 490 248 current US$[?] (2015)
(descending): 142 in the world of 184 (23,37%); 33 in Africa from 52 (38,46%)
34,09 % (6,82 % annual) ↘
min: 3 726 283; max: 620 490 248; max-min: 616 763 965 (99,40%); mid: 312 108 266;
308 381 983 (49,70%)

Gross savings

6,14 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(descending): 51 in the world of 164 (69,51%); 8 in Africa from 43 (83,72%)
244,35 % (48,87 % annual) ↗
min: -12,88; max: 21,14; max-min: 34,02 (160,92%); mid: 4,13;
2,01 (32,71%)

GDP - composition in Sierra Leone


Household consumption

83,70 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 27 in the world of 198 (86,87%); 11 in Africa from 54 (81,48%)

Government consumption

9,50 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 178 in the world of 197 (10,15%); 47 in Africa from 54 (14,81%)

Investment in fixed capital

33,70 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 22 in the world of 194 (89,18%); 13 in Africa from 54 (77,78%)

investment in inventories

0,100 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 98 in the world of 166 (41,57%); 28 in Africa from 46 (41,30%)

exports of goods and services

15,20 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 171 in the world of 196 (13,27%); 42 in Africa from 54 (24,07%)

imports of goods and services

-42,20 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 94 in the world of 195 (52,31%); 27 in Africa from 53 (50,94%)

GDP - composition by sector of origin in Sierra Leone


agriculture

71,10 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 2 in the world of 219 (99,54%); 1 in Africa from 53 (100%)

industry

7,90 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 212 in the world of 221 (4,52%); 52 in Africa from 53 (3,77%)

services

21 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 220 in the world of 223 (1,79%); 53 in Africa from 54 (3,70%)

GDP growth in Sierra Leone


GDP growth rate

-20,60 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 191 in the world of 193 (1,55%); 51 in Africa from 52 (3,85%)
126,05 % (25,21 % annual) ↘
min: -20,60; max: 26,27; max-min: 46,87 (178,42%); mid: 2,83;
-23,43 (113,76%)

GDP per capita growth

-22,29 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 191 in the world of 193 (1,55%); 51 in Africa from 52 (3,85%)
113,54 % (22,71 % annual) ↘
min: -22,29; max: 20,50; max-min: 42,79 (208,73%); mid: -0,895;
-21,40 (95,99%)

Costs in Sierra Leone


Expense

11,77 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(ascending): 17 in the world of 140 (88,57%); 9 in Africa from 33 (75,76%)
14,40 % (2,88 % annual) ↗
min: 10,37; max: 28,74; max-min: 18,38 (63,94%); mid: 19,55;
-7,78 (-66,13%)

Final consumption expenditure, etc.

112,63 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(ascending): 171 in the world of 177 (3,95%); 47 in Africa from 49 (6,12%)
22,94 % (4,59 % annual) ↘
min: 79,77; max: 120,16; max-min: 40,39 (33,61%); mid: 99,97;
12,66 (11,24%)

Foreign direct investment, net outflows

-0,0012716 % of GDP[?] (2010)
(ascending): 53 in the world of 165 (68,48%); 21 in Africa from 40 (50%)

Government expenditure on education, total

2,76 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(ascending): 32 in the world of 147 (78,91%); 13 in Africa from 39 (69,23%)
6,23 % (1,25 % annual) ↘
min: 2,41; max: 4,95; max-min: 2,54 (51,24%); mid: 3,68;
-0,921 (-33,35%)

Military expenditure

0,820 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(ascending): 27 in the world of 155 (83,23%); 12 in Africa from 48 (77,08%)
16,78 % (3,36 % annual) ↗
min: 0,644; max: 3,92; max-min: 3,28 (83,58%); mid: 2,28;
-1,46 (-178,29%)

Health expenditure

11,09 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(ascending): 170 in the world of 190 (11,05%); 50 in Africa from 53 (7,55%)
6,95 % (1,39 % annual) ↘
min: 10,12; max: 13,63; max-min: 3,52 (25,79%); mid: 11,87;
-0,785 (-7,08%)

Income in Sierra Leone


Tax revenue

8,60 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(descending): 131 in the world of 142 (8,45%); 32 in Africa from 35 (11,43%)
4,09 % (0,818 % annual) ↗
min: 5,32; max: 12,13; max-min: 6,81 (56,17%); mid: 8,72;
-0,129 (-1,50%)

Trade

66,80 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 126 in the world of 187 (33,16%); 31 in Africa from 51 (41,18%)
24,37 % (4,87 % annual) ↘
min: 23,03; max: 93,27; max-min: 70,24 (75,31%); mid: 58,15;
8,65 (12,95%)

Trade in services

28,16 % of GDP[?] (2014)
(descending): 37 in the world of 179 (79,89%); 8 in Africa from 47 (85,11%)
58,16 % (11,63 % annual) ↘
min: 6,38; max: 28,16; max-min: 21,78 (77,35%); mid: 17,27;
10,89 (38,68%)

Merchandise trade

52,28 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 106 in the world of 188 (44,15%); 29 in Africa from 51 (45,10%)
18,77 % (3,75 % annual) ↘
min: 12,94; max: 75,14; max-min: 62,20 (82,78%); mid: 44,04;
8,25 (15,78%)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows

12,31 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 16 in the world of 188 (92,02%); 4 in Africa from 52 (94,23%)
25,96 % (5,19 % annual) ↘
min: -28,62; max: 32,30; max-min: 60,93 (188,62%); mid: 1,84;
10,47 (85,06%)

Natural resources rents

23,63 % of GDP[?] (2012)
(descending): 3 in the world of 177 (98,87%); 3 in Africa from 52 (96,15%)
56,37 % (11,27 % annual) ↘
min: 8,12; max: 23,63; max-min: 15,51 (65,63%); mid: 15,88;
7,75 (32,81%)

Public debt

43,30 % GDP[?] (2015)
(ascending): 71 in the world of 178 (60,67%); 17 in Africa from 42 (61,90%)