Sierra Leone GDP Growth Rate 1961-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Annual percentage growth rate of GDP at market prices based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2010 U.S. dollars. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources.
  • Sierra Leone gdp growth rate for 2018 was 3.45%, a 0.77% decline from 2017.
  • Sierra Leone gdp growth rate for 2017 was 4.21%, a 1.84% decline from 2016.
  • Sierra Leone gdp growth rate for 2016 was 6.06%, a 26.65% increase from 2015.
  • Sierra Leone gdp growth rate for 2015 was -20.60%, a 25.16% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name GDP Growth (%)
Rwanda 8.61%
Tajikistan 7.30%
Burkina Faso 6.83%
Ethiopia 6.81%
Senegal 6.77%
Benin 6.70%
Nepal 6.66%
Gambia 6.55%
Niger 6.48%
Guinea 6.16%
Zimbabwe 6.16%
Uganda 6.15%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 5.76%
Tanzania 5.45%
Togo 4.91%
Mali 4.90%
Madagascar 4.56%
Guinea-Bissau 3.80%
Central African Republic 3.79%
Malawi 3.50%
Sierra Leone 3.45%
Comoros 3.43%
Mozambique 3.43%
Chad 2.64%
Burundi 1.61%
Haiti 1.48%
Liberia 1.22%
Afghanistan 1.03%
Yemen -2.70%
Sierra Leone GDP Growth Rate - Historical Data
Year GDP Growth (%) Annual Change
2018 3.45% -0.77%
2017 4.21% -1.84%
2016 6.06% 26.65%
2015 -20.60% -25.16%
2014 4.56% -16.16%
2013 20.72% 5.53%
2012 15.18% 8.87%
2011 6.32% 0.97%
2010 5.35% 2.16%
2009 3.19% -2.21%
2008 5.40% -2.66%
2007 8.06% 3.83%
2006 4.22% -0.28%
2005 4.51% -2.09%
2004 6.60% -2.72%
2003 9.31% -17.10%
2002 26.42% 32.76%
2001 -6.35% -13.00%
2000 6.65% 8.63%
1999 -1.98% -3.76%
1998 1.79% 7.66%
1997 -5.88% -7.63%
1996 1.75% 9.75%
1995 -8.00% -6.05%
1994 -1.95% -3.32%
1993 1.37% 20.39%
1992 -19.01% -21.36%
1991 2.35% -1.00%
1990 3.35% 2.62%
1989 0.73% 7.81%
1988 -7.08% -14.31%
1987 7.23% 6.00%
1986 1.24% 6.55%
1985 -5.31% -9.40%
1984 4.09% 6.20%
1983 -2.10% -6.88%
1982 4.78% 1.90%
1981 2.88% -1.96%
1980 4.84% 0.33%
1979 4.51% 2.11%
1978 2.41% 2.36%
1977 0.05% 0.50%
1976 -0.45% -2.12%
1975 1.67% -1.83%
1974 3.50% 1.24%
1973 2.26% 1.36%
1972 0.90% -2.57%
1971 3.47% -5.15%
1970 8.62% 0.10%
1969 8.53% 6.51%
1968 2.02% 1.98%
1967 0.04% -1.66%
1966 1.70% -5.48%
1965 7.18% 0.50%
1964 6.69% 4.99%
1963 1.70% -2.84%
1962 4.54% 2.73%
1961 1.81% 2.73%