Sierra Leone: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 6,315,627 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 2.189 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 82.925 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 39.578 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 87.1 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 50.879 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 145,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 134,850,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 0 kWh (2013)
    Imports 0 kWh (2013)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 100,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Production 25.39 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 4,500 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 0 bbl/day (2012)
    Imports (Refined) 9,372.77 bbl/day (2010)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 0 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Exports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Proved Reserves 0 cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 8 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 2,137,000 (2011 )
Highways 11,300 km (2002 )
Internet Hosts 282 (2012 )
Internet Users 14,900 (2009 )
Telephones 14,000 (2010 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationWestern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Liberia
Total Area71,740 sq. km
Land Area71,620 sq. km
Water Area120 sq. km
Coastline402 km
Climatetropical; hot, humid; summer rainy season (May to December); winter dry season (December to April)
Terraincoastal belt of mangrove swamps, wooded hill country, upland plateau, mountains in east
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Loma Mansa (Bintimani) 1,948 m

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