Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Currency 9628.00 9814 9991 10173 10357 10735
Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.50 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.2
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.30 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3
Inflation Rate (%) 13.09 14.3 13.4 12 11.7 10
Interest Rate (%) 16.50 16.5 16.5 15 15 15
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -71.92 -65.89 -65.94 -65.97 -65.93 -65.94
Current Account to GDP (%) -16.90 -20 -20 -20 -20 -18
Government Debt to GDP (%) 63.00 65 65 65 65 66
Government Budget (% of GDP) -7.70 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.5
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 35.00 35 35 35 35 35
GDP Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.50 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.2
GDP (USD Billion) 4.00 5 5 5 5 4.8
GDP per capita (USD) 474.10 500 500 500 500 520
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 1425.30 1510 1510 1510 1510 1590
Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.30 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3
Population (Million) 7.65 8 8 8 7.97 8.13
Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 13.09 14.3 13.4 12 11.7 10
Food Inflation (%) 3.60 13 6.5 8.1 10 5
CPI Transportation (points) 255.50 259 269 280 279 307
Consumer Price Index Cpi (points) 281.20 296 304 313 313 344
Money Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Interest Rate (%) 16.50 16.5 16.5 15 15 15
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 4.07 4.07 4.07 2.57 2.57 2.57
Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -71.92 -65.89 -65.94 -65.97 -65.93 -65.94
Current Account to GDP (%) -16.90 -20 -20 -20 -20 -18
Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 63.00 65 65 65 65 66
Government Budget (% of GDP) -7.70 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.5
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 27.80 28 28 28 28 31
Government Budget Value (SLL Million) -114502.00 -42758 -42758 -42758 -44559 -44525
Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 35.00 35 35 35 35 35
Sales Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15


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.