Standard of living in Sierra Leone

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Standard of living 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

Poverty in Sierra Leone


Poverty gap - $3.10/day

36,71 %[?] (2011)
(ascending): 70 in the world of 80 (13,75%); 19 in Africa from 28 (35,71%)
1,48 % (0,297 % annual) ↗
min: 36,71; max: 56,70; max-min: 19,99 (35,26%); mid: 46,71;
-10,00 (-27,23%)

Poverty gap - $1.90/day

16,70 %[?] (2011)
(ascending): 68 in the world of 78 (14,10%); 19 in Africa from 28 (35,71%)
3,76 % (0,751 % annual) ↗
min: 16,70; max: 46,79; max-min: 30,09 (64,31%); mid: 31,75;
-15,05 (-90,09%)

Internally displaced persons

8 437 number of people[?] (2013)
(ascending): 43 in the world of 89 (52,81%); 13 in Africa from 28 (57,14%)
3,33 % (0,666 % annual) ↘
min: 7 500; max: 1 300 000; max-min: 1 292 500 (99,42%); mid: 653 750;
-645 313 (-7 649%)

GINI index

33,99 [?] (2011)
(ascending): 28 in the world of 113 (76,11%); 3 in Africa from 28 (92,86%)
2,27 % (0,455 % annual) ↗
min: 33,99; max: 40,17; max-min: 6,18 (15,38%); mid: 37,08;
-3,09 (-9,09%)

Access to resources in Sierra Leone


Access to electricity

14,20 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 183 in the world of 191 (4,71%); 45 in Africa from 53 (16,98%)
14,79 % (2,96 % annual) ↘
min: 5,72; max: 14,20; max-min: 8,48 (59,75%); mid: 9,96;
4,24 (29,87%)
46,50 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 156 in the world of 184 (15,76%); 28 in Africa from 48 (43,75%)
37,80 % (7,56 % annual) ↘
min: 17,10; max: 46,50; max-min: 29,40 (63,22%); mid: 31,80;
14,70 (31,61%)
1,20 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 200 in the world of 200 (0,500%); 52 in Africa from 52 (1,92%)
16,67 % (3,33 % annual) ↗
min: 0,100; max: 1,40; max-min: 1,30 (92,86%); mid: 0,750;
0,450 (37,50%)

Access to non-solid fuel

2,00 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 172 in the world of 174 (1,72%); 49 in Africa from 50 (4%)
0,233 % (0,047 % annual) ↗
min: 2,00; max: 5,91; max-min: 3,91 (66,13%); mid: 3,95;
-1,95 (-97,64%)
2,00 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 175 in the world of 176 (1,14%); 52 in Africa from 52 (1,92%)
0,600 % (0,120 % annual) ↗
min: 2,00; max: 2,01; max-min: 0,012 (0,597%); mid: 2,01;
-0,0060025 (-0,300%)
2,00 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 156 in the world of 175 (11,43%); 35 in Africa from 50 (32%)

Improved sanitation facilities

(descending): 192 in the world of 197 (3,05%); 49 in Africa from 54 (11,11%)
5,26 % (1,05 % annual) ↘
min: 10,10; max: 13,30; max-min: 3,20 (24,06%); mid: 11,70;
1,60 (12,03%)
(descending): 193 in the world of 197 (2,54%); 50 in Africa from 54 (9,26%)
1,32 % (0,263 % annual) ↘
min: 21,40; max: 22,80; max-min: 1,40 (6,14%); mid: 22,10;
0,700 (3,07%)
(descending): 184 in the world of 193 (5,18%); 45 in Africa from 54 (18,52%)
7,25 % (1,45 % annual) ↘
min: 4,50; max: 6,90; max-min: 2,40 (34,78%); mid: 5,70;
1,20 (17,39%)

Improved water source

(descending): 178 in the world of 197 (10,15%); 39 in Africa from 53 (28,30%)
8,31 % (1,66 % annual) ↘
min: 36,70; max: 62,60; max-min: 25,90 (41,37%); mid: 49,65;
12,95 (20,69%)
(descending): 178 in the world of 198 (10,61%); 38 in Africa from 53 (30,19%)
3,53 % (0,707 % annual) ↘
min: 69,70; max: 84,90; max-min: 15,20 (17,90%); mid: 77,30;
7,60 (8,95%)
(descending): 179 in the world of 193 (7,77%); 43 in Africa from 53 (20,75%)
11,51 % (2,30 % annual) ↘
min: 20,30; max: 47,80; max-min: 27,50 (57,53%); mid: 34,05;
13,75 (28,77%)

Poor people in Sierra Leone


Prevalence of undernourishment

22,30 % of population[?] (2015)
(ascending): 93 in the world of 115 (20%); 29 in Africa from 44 (36,36%)
30,04 % (6,01 % annual) ↗
min: 22,30; max: 42,80; max-min: 20,50 (47,90%); mid: 32,55;
-10,25 (-45,96%)

Prevalence of wasting

9,40 % of children under 5[?] (2013)
(ascending): 78 in the world of 97 (20,62%); 32 in Africa from 43 (27,91%)
2,13 % (0,426 % annual) ↘
min: 6,10; max: 19,70; max-min: 13,60 (69,04%); mid: 12,90;
-3,50 (-37,23%)

75,60 % of urban population[?] (2014)
(ascending): 70 in the world of 83 (16,87%); 35 in Africa from 47 (27,66%)
12,58 % (2,52 % annual) ↗
min: 75,60; max: 97; max-min: 21,40 (22,06%); mid: 86,30;
-10,70 (-14,15%)

Gasoline prices in Sierra Leone


Pump price for diesel fuel

1,04 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 70 in the world of 177 (61,02%); 21 in Africa from 48 (58,33%)
9,62 % (1,92 % annual) ↘
min: 0,430; max: 1,05; max-min: 0,620 (59,05%); mid: 0,740;
0,300 (28,85%)

Pump price for gasoline

1,04 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 51 in the world of 179 (72,07%); 15 in Africa from 48 (70,83%)
9,62 % (1,92 % annual) ↘
min: 0,450; max: 1,05; max-min: 0,600 (57,14%); mid: 0,750;
0,290 (27,88%)

Child Labour in Sierra Leone


Child employment in agriculture

83,78 {% of total[?]}
(2007)
(ascending): 40 in the world of 55 (29,09%); 12 in Africa from 20 (45%)
84,24 {% of male[?]}
(2007)
(ascending): 40 in the world of 56 (30,36%); 11 in Africa from 20 (50%)
83,30 {% of female[?]}
(2007)
(ascending): 42 in the world of 56 (26,79%); 15 in Africa from 20 (30%)

Child employment in manufacturing

0,780 {% of total[?]}
(2007)
(ascending): 8 in the world of 55 (87,27%); 5 in Africa from 20 (80%)
0,870 {% of male[?]}
(2007)
(ascending): 9 in the world of 54 (85,19%); 7 in Africa from 20 (70%)
0,680 {% of female[?]}
(2007)
(ascending): 8 in the world of 54 (87,04%); 4 in Africa from 20 (85%)

Child employment in services

13,41 {% of total[?]}
(2007)
(ascending): 17 in the world of 55 (70,91%); 9 in Africa from 20 (60%)
11,29 {% of male[?]}
(2007)
(ascending): 18 in the world of 55 (69,09%); 10 in Africa from 19 (52,63%)
15,61 {% of female[?]}
(2007)
(ascending): 18 in the world of 55 (69,09%); 9 in Africa from 20 (60%)

Distribution of income in Sierra Leone


Income share held by highest 10%

26,88 %[?] (2011)
(descending): 84 in the world of 113 (26,55%); 26 in Africa from 28 (10,71%)
2,39 % (0,478 % annual) ↗
min: 26,88; max: 32,02; max-min: 5,14 (16,05%); mid: 29,45;
-2,57 (-9,56%)

Income share held by highest 20%

42,39 %[?] (2011)
(descending): 85 in the world of 113 (25,66%); 25 in Africa from 28 (14,29%)
1,59 % (0,318 % annual) ↗
min: 42,39; max: 47,79; max-min: 5,40 (11,30%); mid: 45,09;
-2,70 (-6,37%)

Income share held by second 20%

11,94 %[?] (2011)
(descending): 34 in the world of 113 (70,80%); 3 in Africa from 28 (92,86%)
1,56 % (0,312 % annual) ↘
min: 10,45; max: 11,94; max-min: 1,49 (12,48%); mid: 11,20;
0,745 (6,24%)

Income share held by third 20%

15,83 %[?] (2011)
(descending): 42 in the world of 113 (63,72%); 5 in Africa from 28 (85,71%)
1,11 % (0,221 % annual) ↘
min: 14,43; max: 15,83; max-min: 1,40 (8,84%); mid: 15,13;
0,700 (4,42%)

Income share held by fourth 20%

21,94 %[?] (2011)
(descending): 31 in the world of 113 (73,45%); 4 in Africa from 28 (89,29%)
0,684 % (0,137 % annual) ↘
min: 20,74; max: 21,94; max-min: 1,20 (5,47%); mid: 21,34;
0,600 (2,73%)

Income share held by lowest 20%

7,91 %[?] (2011)
(descending): 30 in the world of 113 (74,34%); 3 in Africa from 28 (92,86%)
2,09 % (0,417 % annual) ↘
min: 6,59; max: 7,91; max-min: 1,32 (16,69%); mid: 7,25;
0,660 (8,34%)

Income share held by lowest 10%

3,26 %[?] (2011)
(descending): 29 in the world of 113 (75,22%); 4 in Africa from 28 (89,29%)
2,26 % (0,452 % annual) ↘
min: 2,67; max: 3,26; max-min: 0,590 (18,10%); mid: 2,97;
0,295 (9,05%)