Sierra Leone | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Currency 7347.00 5590 5640 5690 5750 6570 [+]
GDP Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate -21.50 2.39 3.48 -2.12 3.73 10.37 percent [+]
GDP 4.21 4.58 4.47 4.35 4.24 5 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 490.56 604 579 555 530 617 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 1473.91 1719 1614 1509 1404 1579 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 3.30 3.4 3.4 3.32 3.3 3.3 percent [+]
Population 6.45 6.48 6.51 6.54 6.56 6.9 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Inflation Rate 15.26 9.4 8.9 8.7 8.5 7.63 percent [+]
Food Inflation 16.21 18.74 19.93 20.78 21.32 22.31 Index points [+]
Cpi Transportation 162.60 193 193 193 193 193 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 182.70 157 156 156 156 157 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Interest Rate 11.00 10.5 11 11 11 10.5 percent [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 6368122.00 6950896 7276123 7615072 7968416 13616633 SLL Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 4.48 5.55 5.12 4.69 4.25 5.53 percent [+]
Money Supply M1 2601705.00 2806034 2918442 3035164 3156373 5034434 SLL Million [+]
Money Supply M2 5946104.00 6248550 6458766 6680433 6913419 10632181 SLL Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 6993249.00 7667535 7990490 8306034 8614191 11792477 SLL Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Balance of Trade -52.89 -48.57 -48.13 -47.82 -47.61 -47.17 USD Million [+]
Exports 60.86 54.59 56.75 59.04 55.88 57.3 USD Million [+]
Imports 113.75 101 101 101 101 101 USD Million [+]
Current Account -1102.09 -1438 -1409 -1403 -1397 -1491 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -33.00 -36.49 -35.78 -35.06 -34.34 -34.13 percent [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 44.00 50.96 44.81 38.66 32.6 43.35 Thousand [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 37.65 35.95 35.78 35.61 35.45 37.03 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.10 -3.71 -3.72 -3.74 -3.75 -3.29 percent of GDP [+]
Government Revenues 176168.00 199541 200581 201250 201396 201267 SLL Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 279203.00 341137 341203 341178 341183 341182 SLL Million [+]
Military Expenditure 36.00 42.83 39.58 36.34 37.32 38.45 USD Million [+]
Government Budget Value -103035.00 -145462 -146283 -146352 -146325 -146344 SLL Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Business Confidence 66.10 63.86 63.84 63.81 63.79 63.71 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 148.00 145 145 145 146 144 [+]
Corruption Index 29.00 29.28 28.77 28.26 27.75 25.62 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 123.00 124 125 125 125 140 [+]
Competitiveness Index 3.16 3.11 3.11 3.11 2.98 2.92 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 132.00 138 138 138 138 137 [+]
TAXES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 30 percent [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 30 percent [+]
Sales Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15 percent [+]





Economic Forecasts for Sierra Leone including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Sierra Leone economy. 2/20/2017