Sierra Leone - Economic Forecasts - 2018-2020 Outlook

This page has economic forecasts for Sierra Leone including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Sierra Leone economy.


MARKETS Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Currency 8300.00
8276 8456 8639 8827 9618
GDP Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.70
percent
5.1 5.1 4.9 12.2 3.8
GDP 3.77
USD Billion
4 4 4.5 4.5 5
GDP per capita 462.50
USD
470 470 480 480 500
GDP per capita PPP 1390.30
USD
1440 1435 1466 1466 1388
LABOUR Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Unemployment Rate 4.50
percent
4.42 4.4 4.37 4.35 4.2
Population 7.60
Million
7.8 7.8 8 8 8.2
PRICES Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Inflation Rate 15.14
percent
13 13 12 12.3 12
Food Inflation 17.21
percent
16.3 15.31 14.2 16.2 15
Cpi Housing Utilities 181.20
Index Points
187 190 193 196 227
CPI Transportation 193.80
Index Points
211 214 216 218 268
Consumer Price Index Cpi 227.60
Index Points
233 244 252 256 306
MONEY Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Interest Rate 16.50
percent
16.5 16.5 16 17.75 10
Banks Balance Sheet 6718821.62
SLL Million
8248712 8466726 8683903 8900234 11017909
Deposit Interest Rate 4.07
percent
4.07 4.07 3.57 5.32 -2.43
Money Supply M1 3044040.00
SLL Million
3211957 3287443 3362077 3436239 4149973
Money Supply M2 6522320.00
SLL Million
6236147 6250313 6246475 6247603 6247523
Central Bank Balance Sheet 8035428.33
SLL Million
8938127 8939618 8940262 8940540 8940751
TRADE Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Balance of Trade -54.39
USD Million
-65.93 -65.91 -66.05 -65.89 -65.95
Exports 5.62
USD Million
7.62 7.71 7.5 7.66 7.6
Imports 60.01
USD Million
73.55 73.55 73.55 73.55 73.55
Current Account -1102.09
USD Million
-1418 -1410 -1379 -1349 -1323
Current Account to GDP -13.00
percent
-23 -23 -20 -20 -18
Terrorism Index 0.67
0.69 0.92 1 1.08 1.46
Tourist Arrivals 55.00
Thousand
31.97 31.97 51.02 51.02 55.48
GOVERNMENT Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Government Debt to GDP 60.30
percent
52 52 49 49 46
Government Budget -5.80
percent of GDP
-5.35 -5.44 -5.32 -5.2 -4.04
Government Revenues 472920.00
SLL Million
318913 303627 327292 310056 317199
Fiscal Expenditure 517070.00
SLL Million
381919 390464 388130 388404 388474
Military Expenditure 24.90
USD Million
26.07 24.9 25.39 25.88 31.02
Government Budget Value -44150.00
SLL Million
-63006 -80089 -60838 -78348 -71275
BUSINESS Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Internet Speed 3361.28
KBps
4461 4586 4657 4741 5085
IP Addresses 824.00
IP
706 758 730 735 740
Ease of Doing Business 160.00
159 160 159 158 157
Corruption Index 30.00
Points
30 29 30 30 30
Corruption Rank 130.00
135 137 138 139 141
Competitiveness Index 3.20
Points
3.21 3.21 3.18 3.16 3.17
Competitiveness Rank 130.00
133 133 132 131 134
TAXES Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 30.00
percent
30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate 35.00
percent
35 35 35 35 35
Sales Tax Rate 15.00
percent
15 15 15 15 15
CLIMATE Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Temperature 25.08
celsius
25.02 25.67 26.75 26.77 26.65