Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Sierra Leone

Region: West Africa
Currency: Sierra Leonean Leone
Population: 6.4 million
Capital: Freetown
Ministry website: mofed.gov.sl
Fiscal year: January-December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2006 SLL[billions]) 8,464.55 10,218.57 10,684.9 8,483.81 8,899.81
GDP (current SLL[billions]) 16,514.3 21,317.12 22,690.47 23,057.47 26,647.83
GDP growth (%) 15.18 20.72 4.56 -20.6 4.9
GDP per capita (constant 2006 SLL) 1,415,778.26 1,674,000.9 1,714,392.56 1,342,587.59 1,382,160.01
GDP per capita (current SLL) 2,762,176.03 3,492,159.82 3,640,686.43 3,648,910.67 4,138,464.57
Inflation (CPI) (%) 13.81 9.8 8.29 8.97 11.3
General government revenue (% of GDP) 15.18 13.26 14.04 15.16 13.37
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 20.33 15.65 17.64 19.41 18.14
Budget balance (% of GDP) -5.16 -2.39 -3.61 -4.26 -4.77
Primary balance (% of GDP) -3.41 -0.98 -2.63 -3.5 -3.9
General government debt (% of GDP) 36.77 30.55 34.96 42.37 53.41