Sierra Leone Population

The total population in Sierra Leone was last recorded at 6.0 million people in 2012 from 2.2 million in 1960, changing 177 percent during the last 50 years. Population in Sierra Leone is reported by the World Bank. From 1960 until 2012, Sierra Leone Population averaged 3.7 Million reaching an all time high of 6.0 Million in December of 2012 and a record low of 2.2 Million in December of 1960. The population of Sierra Leone represents 0.09 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 1162 people on the planet is a resident of Sierra Leone. This page provides - Sierra Leone Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-20

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
5.98 5.87 5.98 2.16 6.08 | 2013/12 1960 - 2012 Million Yearly

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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 5.98 2012-12-31 5.87 5.98 2.16 6.08 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 3.40 2004-12-31 3.40 3.40 3.40 2005-12-31 Percent [+]
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Population | Notes
Population estimates are usually produced by a country´s statistical office or Census Bureau. The Population Census provides the most reliable picture of a country's population because the data is collected at a specified time from the entire population; in contrast to other surveys, in which information is collected from only a small part of the residents. When monthly population estimates are required, the population count is updated by adding births, subtracting deaths, and adding net international migration since the census date.


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Sierra Leone Inflation Rate at 8.23 Percent  
The inflation rate in Sierra Leone was recorded at 8.23 percent in December of 2013. Inflation Rate in Sierra Leone is reported by the Statistics Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Government Budget at -1.90 percent of GDP  
Sierra Leone recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 1.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Sierra Leone is reported by the World Bank.
Sierra Leone GDP Annual Growth Rate at 20.00 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Sierra Leone expanded 20 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Sierra Leone is reported by the Statistics Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Current Account at -1102.09 USD Million  
Sierra Leone recorded a Current Account deficit of 1102.09 USD Million in 2012. Current Account in Sierra Leone is reported by the Bank of Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Balance of Trade at 71.15 USD Million  
Sierra Leone recorded a trade surplus of 71.15 USD Million in December of 2013. Balance of Trade in Sierra Leone is reported by the Bank of Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Imports at 118.25 USD Million  
Imports in Sierra Leone decreased to 118.25 USD Million in December of 2013 from 124.46 USD Million in November of 2013. Imports in Sierra Leone is reported by the Bank of Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Exports at 189.40 USD Million  
Exports in Sierra Leone decreased to 189.40 USD Million in December of 2013 from 219.53 USD Million in November of 2013. Exports in Sierra Leone is reported by the Bank of Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Current Account to GDP at -44.00 Percent  
Sierra Leone recorded a Current Account deficit of 44 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Sierra Leone is reported by the Bank of Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Government Debt To GDP at 28.30 Percent  
Sierra Leone recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 28.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Debt To GDP in Sierra Leone is reported by the Bank of Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone Corporate Tax Rate at 30.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Sierra Leone stands at 30 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Sierra Leone is reported by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.
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