- Because of increased mining activity, including that at new iron ore mines, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is expected to accelerate in 2012.
- Governance has improved in recent years and reducing corruption is one of the government’s priorities.
- Although there have been some improvements, the country’s social indicators are amongst the lowest in the world and further efforts need to be exerted to meet the MDGs.
Emergency Assistance to Support Efforts at Controlling
Matotoka Sefadu Road Rehabilitation Project
Sierra Leone field office
African Development Bank Group
Sierra Leone Country Office (SLFO)
5th & 6th floor, Bishop Building
13 Lamina Sankoh Street, PMP335
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Tel: +232 (0) 76541328
Mr. Yero BALDEH, Resident Representative
|Area:||72,000 sq km|
|Total Population 2012:||6.1 Million|
|Urban Population 2012:||39.14%|
|Female Population 2012:||51.09%|
|GDP:||US$ 4.0 Billion|
|GNI Per Capita 2012:||US$ 340|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||37.00%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 187):||177|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||0.359|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2012):||UA 418.0 Million|