Sierra Leone GDP Annual Growth Rate 1961-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Sierra Leone expanded 13 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Sierra Leone averaged 2.74 Percent from 1961 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 16.40 Percent in 2001 and a record low of -19.01 Percent in 1992. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Sierra Leone is reported by the Statistics Sierra Leone.


Sierra Leone GDP Annual Growth Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
13.00 15.20 16.40 -19.01 1961 - 2013 Percent Yearly
Sierra Leone is one of the poorest countries in the world. More than 50 percent of government revenue comes from foreign aid and the majority of the population rely on subsistence agriculture. However, Sierra Leone has been steadily growing since the end of a devastating civil war in 2002. Diamond production is an important source of revenue and accounts for 63 percent of total exports. Recent government efforts to develop the industry and fight corruption irradiation seem to be successful and the country is expected to keep current pace of expansion. This page provides - Sierra Leone GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Sierra Leone GDP Annual Growth Rate - was last refreshed on Thursday, October 23, 2014.

Sierra Leone GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP 4.93 3.79 4.93 0.32 USD Billion [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 13.00 15.20 16.40 -19.01 Percent [+]
GDP per capita 513.19 435.41 513.19 247.12 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 1865.18 1582.46 1865.18 898.15 USD [+]