Sierra Leone | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Currency 5523.00 5613 5668 5724 5779 6668 [+]
GDP Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate -21.50 0.19 2.39 3.48 -1.01 10.37 percent [+]
GDP 4.47 4.24 4.23 4.22 4.21 5 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 497.89 530 554 578 603 617 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 1496.94 1404 1444 1484 1525 1579 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 3.30 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3 percent [+]
Population 6.45 6.56 6.59 6.61 6.64 6.9 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Inflation Rate 8.77 9.6 9.4 8.9 8.7 7.63 percent [+]
Food Inflation 5.76 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 Index points [+]
Cpi Transportation 187.75 189 189 189 189 189 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 263.12 277 282 287 291 350 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Interest Rate 10.50 10.5 10.5 11 11 10.5 percent [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 6135688.32 6787318 7108213 7441116 7786714 13785519 SLL Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 4.48 4.25 4.43 4.61 4.79 5.53 percent [+]
Money Supply M1 2585434.47 2822521 2947846 3078661 3215210 5644640 SLL Million [+]
Money Supply M2 5776356.93 6104024 6301688 6510749 6731006 10642272 SLL Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 6505906.40 6538380 6539066 6538817 6538657 6538595 SLL Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Balance of Trade -52.89 -49.33 -48.57 -48.13 -47.82 -47.17 USD Million [+]
Exports 60.86 63.91 54.59 56.75 59.04 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 -34.34 -34.47 -34.6 -34.73 -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 Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 37.65 35.45 35.77 36.1 36.43 37.03 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.10 -3.75 -3.75 -3.75 -3.75 -3.29 percent of GDP [+]
Government Revenues 278500.00 198573 199541 200581 201250 201267 SLL Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 260915.00 341287 341137 341203 341178 341182 SLL Million [+]
Military Expenditure 36.00 42.83 39.58 36.34 37.32 38.45 USD Million [+]
Government Budget Value 17585.00 -146478 -145462 -146283 -146352 -146344 SLL Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Business Confidence 66.10 63.89 63.86 63.84 63.81 63.71 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 148.00 144 145 145 146 144 [+]
Corruption Index 29.00 27.75 27.54 27.33 27.12 25.62 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 119.00 125 127 129 130 140 [+]
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 Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 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. 12/8/2016