The total population in Sierra Leone was estimated at 7.7 million people in 2018, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, Sierra Leone had a population of 2.3 million people.

Population in Sierra Leone is expected to be 8.00 Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sierra Leone Population is projected to trend around 8.29 Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Sierra Leone Population

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.65 7.49 7.65 2.32 1960 - 2018 Million Yearly

Sierra Leone Population
The population of Sierra Leone represents 0.09 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 1162 people on the planet is a resident of Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.30 4.30 4.70 3.40 percent [+]
Population 7.65 7.49 7.65 2.32 Million [+]