Public sector in Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone

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Public sector in Sierra Leone


The continent: Africa
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Army in Sierra Leone


Armed forces personnel, total

8 500 number of people[?] (2014)
(descending): 144 in the world of 169 (15,38%); 43 in Africa from 51 (17,65%)
23,53 % (4,71 % annual) ↗
min: 3 100; max: 15 800; max-min: 12 700 (80,38%); mid: 9 450;
-950 (-11,18%)

Military expenditure

0,820 % of GDP[?] (2015)
(descending): 129 in the world of 155 (17,42%); 37 in Africa from 48 (25%)
16,78 % (3,36 % annual) ↗
min: 0,644; max: 3,92; max-min: 3,28 (83,58%); mid: 2,28;
-1,46 (-178,29%)

Armed forces personnel

0,348 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 148 in the world of 166 (11,45%); 34 in Africa from 49 (32,65%)
37,63 % (7,53 % annual) ↗
min: 0,262; max: 1,15; max-min: 0,891 (77,30%); mid: 0,707;
-0,359 (-103,06%)

Unemployment in Sierra Leone


Unemployment

3,30 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 22 in the world of 174 (87,93%); 6 in Africa from 50 (90%)
3,03 % (0,606 % annual) ↗
min: 3,30; max: 3,40; max-min: 0,100 (2,94%); mid: 3,35;
-0,050 (-1,52%)
4,40 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 50 in the world of 174 (71,84%); 13 in Africa from 50 (76%)
2,27 % (0,455 % annual) ↗
min: 4,30; max: 4,60; max-min: 0,300 (6,52%); mid: 4,45;
-0,050 (-1,14%)
2,20 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 12 in the world of 174 (93,68%); 5 in Africa from 50 (92%)
4,55 % (0,909 % annual) ↗
min: 2,10; max: 2,60; max-min: 0,500 (19,23%); mid: 2,35;
-0,150 (-6,82%)

Employment of the population in Sierra Leone


Employment in agriculture

68,50 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 14 in the world of 171 (92,40%); 10 in Africa from 34 (73,53%)
7,01 % (1,40 % annual) ↘
min: 67,30; max: 68,50; max-min: 1,20 (1,75%); mid: 67,90;
0,600 (0,876%)
(descending): 8 in the world of 158 (95,57%); 6 in Africa from 33 (84,85%)
20,61 % (4,12 % annual) ↘
min: 62,60; max: 66; max-min: 3,40 (5,15%); mid: 64,30;
1,70 (2,58%)
71,10 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 14 in the world of 155 (91,61%); 10 in Africa from 33 (72,73%)
9,00 % (1,80 % annual) ↘
min: 69,50; max: 71,10; max-min: 1,60 (2,25%); mid: 70,30;
0,800 (1,13%)

Employment in industry

6,50 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 156 in the world of 171 (9,36%); 22 in Africa from 33 (36,36%)
10,30 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 148 in the world of 158 (6,96%); 24 in Africa from 32 (28,13%)
15,53 % (3,11 % annual) ↗
min: 10,30; max: 10,70; max-min: 0,400 (3,74%); mid: 10,50;
-0,200 (-1,94%)
2,50 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 139 in the world of 157 (12,10%); 22 in Africa from 32 (34,38%)

Employment in services

(descending): 158 in the world of 171 (8,19%); 24 in Africa from 33 (30,30%)
40 % (8 % annual) ↗
min: 25; max: 27,50; max-min: 2,50 (9,09%); mid: 26,25;
-1,25 (-5%)
23,70 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 149 in the world of 159 (6,92%); 25 in Africa from 33 (27,27%)
27,00 % (5,40 % annual) ↗
min: 23,70; max: 25,30; max-min: 1,60 (6,32%); mid: 24,50;
-0,800 (-3,38%)
26,40 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 137 in the world of 156 (12,82%); 20 in Africa from 32 (40,63%)
36,36 % (7,27 % annual) ↗
min: 26,40; max: 28,80; max-min: 2,40 (8,33%); mid: 27,60;
-1,20 (-4,55%)

Labor force structure by type of employment in Sierra Leone


Self-employed workers

92,40 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 2 in the world of 159 (99,37%); 2 in Africa from 33 (96,97%)
88,70 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 3 in the world of 158 (98,73%); 3 in Africa from 33 (93,94%)
96,30 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 2 in the world of 158 (99,37%); 2 in Africa from 33 (96,97%)

Family workers

18,10 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 30 in the world of 144 (79,86%); 16 in Africa from 32 (53,13%)
14,80 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 24 in the world of 142 (83,80%); 11 in Africa from 32 (68,75%)
21,60 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 35 in the world of 143 (76,22%); 16 in Africa from 32 (53,13%)

Wage workers

7,60 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 159 in the world of 162 (2,47%); 31 in Africa from 34 (11,76%)
11,30 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 154 in the world of 158 (3,16%); 29 in Africa from 33 (15,15%)
3,70 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2004)
(descending): 155 in the world of 158 (2,53%); 30 in Africa from 33 (12,12%)

Crime in Sierra Leone


Proportion of women subjected to physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months

28,60 % of women ages 15-49[?] (2013)
(ascending): 44 in the world of 52 (17,31%); 9 in Africa from 15 (46,67%)

Intentional homicides

1,90 per 100,000 people[?] (2012)
(2010) (ascending): 79 in the world of 205 (61,95%); 11 in Africa from 54 (81,48%)
5,26 % (1,05 % annual) ↗
min: 1,90; max: 3,30; max-min: 1,40 (42,42%); mid: 2,60;
-0,700 (-36,84%)

Losses due to theft, robbery, vandalism, and arson

0,800 % sales[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 73 in the world of 135 (46,67%); 12 in Africa from 45 (75,56%)

Corruption in Sierra Leone


Bribery incidence

18,10 % of firms experiencing at least one bribe payment request[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 78 in the world of 130 (40,77%); 20 in Africa from 44 (56,82%)

CPIA transparency, accountability, and corruption in the public sector rating [1=low to 6=high]

3 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 33 in the world of 82 (60,98%); 22 in Africa from 40 (47,50%)

Firms expected to give gifts in meetings with tax officials

8,60 % of firms[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 59 in the world of 132 (56,06%); 13 in Africa from 44 (72,73%)

Informal payments to public officials

20,40 % of firms[?] (2009)
(2010) (ascending): 78 in the world of 134 (42,54%); 19 in Africa from 44 (59,09%)

Adequacy of social protection and labor programs

0,0000459 % of total welfare of beneficiary households[?] (2011)
(descending): 63 in the world of 63 (1,59%); 17 in Africa from 17 (5,88%)

Adequacy of social safety net programs

0,0000459 % of total welfare of beneficiary households[?] (2011)
(descending): 57 in the world of 57 (1,75%); 16 in Africa from 16 (6,25%)