Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Currency 9595.54 9768 9944 10123 10306 10670

Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 5.00 -8 -8 -8 3 3
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.30 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.6 5.6
Inflation Rate (%) 13.60 15 15.5 15.8 14.6 12
Interest Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -176.52 -65.89 -65.94 -65.93 -65.97 -65.94
Current Account to GDP (%) -16.90 -20 -20 -20 -18 -18
Government Debt to GDP (%) 63.00 85 85 85 77 77
Government Budget (% of GDP) -7.70 -10 -10 -10 -6 -6
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 35.00 35 35 35 35 35

GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 5.00 -8 -8 -8 3 3
GDP (USD Billion) 4.10 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.4 4.4
GDP per capita (USD) 474.10 478 500 500 520 520
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 1425.30 1510 1510 1510 1436 1590

Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.30 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.6 5.6
Population (Million) 7.80 8 8 7.97 8.2 8.13

Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 13.60 15 15.5 15.8 14.6 12
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 1.50 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.3 2.1
Food Inflation (%) 8.30 10 12 11.4 8 12
CPI Transportation (points) 268.80 273 289 296 308 331
Consumer Price Index Cpi (points) 291.30 309 323 326 334 365

Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Interest Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 4.07 4.07 4.07 4.07 4.07 4.07

Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -176.52 -65.89 -65.94 -65.93 -65.97 -65.94
Current Account to GDP (%) -16.90 -20 -20 -20 -18 -18
Tourist Arrivals (Persons) 7530.00 5000 5200 6400 4700 5800

Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 63.00 85 85 85 77 77
Government Budget (% of GDP) -7.70 -10 -10 -10 -6 -6
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 27.80 28 28 28 28 31
Government Budget Value (SLL Million) 171033.00 -42758 -42758 -44559 -44559 -44525

Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
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.