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Sierra Leone

 

 SIERRA LEONE  

 

 

 

 

 

AREA

 

71,740 sq.km. (119th)

POPULATION

 

5,743,725 (July 2014) (55th)

 

 

PLATFORM DATA

National

Demography

 

0 – 24yrs:             60.7 %

25 – 64yrs:           35.5 %

65yrs and over:   3.7 %

 

Life

Expectancy

 

57.39 yrs

 

Youth Development Index 106/170 (Low)
National

G.D.P

 

$9.156 billion (2013) (155th)

 

Per Capital

Income

 

$1,400 (208th)

 

Currency  

leones (SLL)

 

Economic

Drivers

 

Diamonds mining, Coffee, Cocoa, Iron Ore, Rutile and Bauxite mining

 

Official

Languages

 

English

 

 

Other Local

Languages

 

Mende (principal vernacular in the south), Temne (principal vernacular in the north), Krio (English-based Creole, spoken by the descendants of freed Jamaican slaves who were settled in the Freetown area, a lingua franca and a first language for 10% of the population but understood by 95%)

Climatic

Zone

 

tropical; hot, humid; summer rainy season (May to December); winter dry season (December to April)

 

 

 

Religious

Expression

 

 

Muslim 60%, Christian 10%, indigenous beliefs 30%

Christian Umbrella

Organization(s)

 

Council of Churches in Sierra Leone (CCSL)

 

councilofchurchesinsl@yahoo.com

 

Airports

 

 

Bo Airport

Sherbro International Airport

Hastings Airport

Lungi International Airport

Gbangbatok Airport

Kabala Airport

Kenema Airport

Yengema Airport

 

 

 

Airstrips

 

Bo Airstrips
Bombali Airstrips
Bonthe Airstrips
Kailahun Airstrips

Kambia Airstrips
Kenema Airstrips
Koinadugu Airstrips
Kono Airstrips

Moyamba Airstrips
Port Loko Airstrips
Pujehun Airstrips
Tonkolili Airstrips

Western Area Rural Airstrips
Western Area Urban Airstrips

 

Road Network 11,300 km
Rail Network No Data
Corruption

Rating

119/177
Security

Rating

19% (Elevated Risk)

 

 

 

 

 

 


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