Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Economic Outlook

  • The outlook for the Sierra Leone economy remains positive in the current and medium terms, with sustained economic growth, falling inflation, and improved fiscal and external positions.
  • Sustaining the gains achieved requires enhanced service delivery and job creation.
  • The policy focus needs to be on achieving inclusive growth through accelerated human development and good governance.


Sierra Leone field office

African Development Bank Group
13 Lamina Sankoh Street
5th & 6th floor, Bishop Building
Freetown, Sierra Leone

Tel: (232) 76541328

Mr. Yero Baldeh, Resident Representative

Department West Africa Region

Mr. Franck Perrault, Director West Africa Region

African Development Bank Group
24ème  Etage, Immeuble  CCIA, Plateau
01 Boite Postale 1387 Abidjan 01
Côte d’Ivoire

Phone: (+225) 20 20 40 46

Key Facts

Capital: Freetown
Area: 72,000 sq km
Total Population 2013: 6.1 Million
Urban Population 2013: 39.98%
Female Population 2013: 50.35%
GDP: US$ 5.1 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2013: US$ 580
Inflation Rate: 9.87%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 36.58%
Human Development Index (rank / 187): 177
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.359
Membership Date: 10/09/1964
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2013): UA 439.0 Million

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