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International Rankings of Sierra Leone - 2019

SOURCE: CIA World Factbook 2019


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This table lists the international rankings of Sierra Leone, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Sierra Leone, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Date of Info
Communications
Internet users - percent of population (%)18511.8%July 2016
Internet users - total141 708,615July 2016
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions182 17,000July 2016
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants61 102July 2016
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions110 6,279,270July 2016
Economy
Budget - expenditures176846.4 million2017
Budget - revenues181 562 million2017
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)93 -7.9%17
Commercial bank prime lending rate (%)21 17.92%31 December 2017
Current account balance110 -$407 million2017
Debt - external159 $1.615 billion31 December 2017
Distribution of family income - Gini index80 342011
Exports170 $808.4 million2017
GDP - composition, by end use - exports of goods and services (%)127 26.8%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - government consumption (%)104 12.1%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - household consumption (%)7 97.9%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - imports of goods and services (%)124 -55.3%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in fixed capital (%)99 18.1%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in inventories (%)52 0.4%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - agriculture (%)1 60.7%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - industry (%)171 6.5%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin – services(%)183 32.9%2017
GDP - per capita (PPP)176 $1,6002017
GDP - real growth rate (%)41 3.7%2017
GDP - official exchange rate172 $3.612 billion2017
GDP - purchasing power parity157 $11.55 billion2017
Gross national saving (% of GPD)127 10% of GDP2017
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% (%)38 33.6%2003
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% (%)25 2.6%2003
Imports181 $1.107 billion2017
Industrial production growth rate (%)3 15.5%2017
Inflation rate(consumer prices) (%)12 18.2%2017
Labor force105 2.972 million2017
Labor force - by occupation – agriculture (%)26 61.1%2014
Labor force - by occupation – industry (%)124 5.5%2014
Labor force - by occupation – services (%)140 33.4%2014
Population below poverty line (%)4 70.2%2004
Public debt (% of GPD)59 63.9% of GDP2017
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold152 $478 million31 December 2017
Stock of broad money180 $387.4 million31 December 2017
Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad41 $56.8 billion31 December 2017
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home123 $1.042 billion31 December 2017
Stock of domestic credit174 $572.6 million31 December 2017
Stock of narrow money176 $387.4 million31 December 2017
Taxes and other revenues146 15.6%17
Unemployment rate (%)40 15%2017
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy169984,800 Mt2017
Crude Oil - exports81 0 bbl/day2015
Crude Oil - imports83 0 bbl/day2015
Crude Oil - production93 0 bbl/day2017
Crude Oil - proved reserves90 0 bbl1 January 2018
Electricity – consumption (kWh)186 279 million kWh2016
Electricity – exports (kWh)95 0 kWh2016
Electricity - from fossil fuels70 23% of total installed capacity2016
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants27 51% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity - from nuclear fuels20 0% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity - from other renewable sources18 26% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity – imports (kWh)118 0 kWh2016
Electricity - installed generating capacity179 113,300 kW2016
Electricity – production (kWh)179 300 million kWh2016
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas66 1%2013
Electricity access - electrification - total population64 5%2013
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas57 11%2013
Electricity access - population without electricity39 5.8 million2013
Electricity Consumption per capita (kWh)207 44.202016
Natural gas – consumption (cu m)107 0 cu m2017
Natural gas – exports (cu m)56 0 cu m2017
Natural gas – imports (cu m)79 0 cu m2017
Natural gas – production (cu m)91 0 cu m2017
Natural gas - proved reserves (cu m)94 0 cu m1 January 2014
Refined petroleum products - consumption137 6,500 bbl/day2016
Refined petroleum products - exports124 0 bbl/day2015
Refined petroleum products - imports163 6,439 bbl/day2015
Refined petroleum products - production110 0 bbl/day2017
Geography
Land Area - sq km11671,620 sq kmNA
Total Area - sq km120 71,740 sq kmNA
Coastline(km)117 402 kmNA
Elevation - elevation extremes32 0 mNA
Elevation - mean elevation (m)111 279 mNA
Irrigated land (sq km)117 300 sq km2012
Land boundaries - total km118 1,093 kmNA
Land use - agricultural land (%)46 56.2%2011
Land use - arable land (%)42 23.4%2011
Land use - forest (%)78 37.5%2011
Land use – other (%)171 6.3%2011
Land use - permanent crops (%)62 2.3%2011
Land use - permanent pasture (%)49 30.5%2011
Maritime claims - contiguous zone1 24NA
Maritime claims - continental shelf1 200NA
Maritime claims - exclusive economic zone1 200NA
Maritime claims - territorial sea3 12NA
Population Density - Persons per sq km123 88.13July 2018
Military
Military expenditures - percent of GDP1030.81% of GDP2016
Population
Age structure 0-14 years (%)2341.71%18
Age structure 15-24 years (%)71 18.6%18
Age structure 25-54 years (%)194 32.23%18
Age structure 55-64 years (%)192 3.7%18
Age structure 65 years and over (%)169 3.76%18
Birth Rate (births/1,000 population)16 36 births/1,000 population2018
Children under the age of 5 years underweight30 18.1%2013
Contraceptive prevalence rate (%)119 16.6%2013
Death Rate (deaths/1,000 population)23 10.2 deaths/1,000 population2018
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio (%)117 4.62015
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio10 21.92015
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio (%)28 82.62015
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio (%)25 782015
Drinking water source - Improved – rural112 47.8% of population2015
Drinking water source - Improved – total99 62.6%2015
Drinking water source - Improved – urban71 84.9% of population2015
Drinking water source - UnImproved – rural15 52.2% of population2015
Drinking water source - UnImproved - total21 37.4%2015
Drinking water source - UnImproved - urban21 15.1% of population2015
Education expenditures - percent of GDP55 2.9% of GDP2016
Health expenditures10 11.1% of GDP2014
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%)28 1.4%2017
HIV/AIDS - deaths33 2,6002017
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS36 61,0002017
Infant mortality rate – female (deaths/1,000 live births)12 58.3 deaths/1,000 live births2018
Infant mortality rate – male (deaths/1,000 live births)7 74.9 deaths/1,000 live births2018
Infant mortality rate – total (deaths/1,000 live births)8 66.7 deaths/1,000 live births2018
Life expectancy at birth – female (years)135 61.7 years2018
Life expectancy at birth – male (years)138 56.4 years2018
Life expectancy at birth - total population130 59 years2018
Literacy – female (%)106 37.7%2015
Literacy – male (%)102 58.7%2015
Literacy - total population108 48.1%2015
Maternal mortality rate1 1,360 deaths/100,000 live births2015
Median age – female (years)150 19.7 years2018
Median age – male (years)148 18.4 years2018
Median age – total (years)141 19.1 years2018
Mother's mean age at first birth (years)74 19.2 years2013
Net migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population)73 -2.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population2017
Obesity - adult prevalence rate111 8.7%2016
Physicians density137 0.02 physicians/1,000 population2010
Population108 6,312,212July 2018
Population growth rate (%)24 2.4%2018
Sanitation facility access - Rural Improved (% of population)152 6.9% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Total Improved (% of population)150 13.3%2015
Sanitation facility access - Urban Improved (% of population)142 22.8% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Rural UnImproved (% of population)10 93.1% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Total UnImproved (% of population)6 86.7%2015
Sanitation facility access - Urban UnImproved (% of population)5 77.2% of population2015
Sex ratio - 0-14 years(male(s)/female)17 1 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 15-24 years(male(s)/female)29 0.94 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 25-54 years(male(s)/female)34 0.92 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 55-64 years(male(s)/female)36 0.86 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 65 years and over (male(s)/female)39 0.73 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - at birth (male(s)/female)14 1.02 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - total population (male(s)/female)24 0.95 male(s)/female2017
Suffrage4 18 years of ageNA
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)18 4.69 children born/woman2018
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - female (%)124 6.1%2014
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - male(%)68 14.8%2014
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - total (%)98 9.4%2014
Urbanization - rate of urbanization (%)39 3.12% annual rate of change15-20
Urbanization - urban population (%)140 42.1% of total population2018
Transportation
Airports11182013
Airports - with paved runways - over 3,047 m27 12017
Airports - with paved runways - total78 12017
Airports - with unpaved runways - 914 to 1,523 m51 72013
Airports - with unpaved runways - total93 72013
Heliports24 22013
Merchant marine - total39 451pan style="padding-left:7px;">country comparison to the world: 42

National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers137 02015
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers152 50,1932015




*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.


NOTE: The information regarding the international rankings of Sierra Leone on this page is derived from the CIA World Factbook 2019. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of international rankings of Sierra Leone contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about international rankings of Sierra Leone should be addressed to the CIA.







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