Sierra Leone Trade to GDP Ratio 1964-2021

Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.
  • Sierra Leone trade to gdp ratio for 2020 was 50.16%, a 3.38% decline from 2019.
  • Sierra Leone trade to gdp ratio for 2019 was 53.53%, a 3.16% decline from 2018.
  • Sierra Leone trade to gdp ratio for 2018 was 56.70%, a 17.39% decline from 2017.
  • Sierra Leone trade to gdp ratio for 2017 was 74.09%, a 5.33% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Trade (% of GDP)
Liberia 123.15%
Somalia 119.71%
Guinea 90.23%
Chad 72.37%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 65.40%
Mali 59.78%
Senegal 59.32%
Tajikistan 55.27%
Rwanda 54.34%
Madagascar 53.61%
Togo 52.95%
Sierra Leone 50.16%
Central African Republic 49.79%
Benin 44.83%
Guinea-Bissau 43.64%
Nepal 40.65%
Haiti 40.52%
Uganda 34.77%
Burundi 32.90%
Tanzania 29.60%
Ethiopia 24.02%
Sierra Leone Trade to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Trade (% of GDP) Annual Change
2020 50.16% -3.38%
2019 53.53% -3.16%
2018 56.70% -17.39%
2017 74.09% -5.33%
2016 79.42% 12.61%
2015 66.80% -16.38%
2014 83.19% -4.27%
2013 87.45% -5.82%
2012 93.27% 12.56%
2011 80.72% 29.44%
2010 51.28% 9.84%
2009 41.44% 2.22%
2008 39.21% -1.08%
2007 40.30% -1.62%
2006 41.91% -4.96%
2005 46.87% 1.28%
2004 45.59% -0.32%
2003 45.91% 7.52%
2002 38.39% 2.96%
2001 35.42% -22.11%
2000 57.53% 23.78%
1999 33.75% -1.58%
1998 35.33% 7.05%
1997 28.28% -21.32%
1996 49.60% 4.57%
1995 45.03% -10.13%
1994 55.16% 2.30%
1993 52.86% -11.63%
1992 64.49% 4.25%
1991 60.24% -8.45%
1990 68.69% 27.10%
1989 41.59% -1.53%
1988 43.12% -12.04%
1987 55.15% 28.23%
1986 26.93% -4.50%
1985 31.43% 8.40%
1984 23.03% -10.08%
1983 33.11% -8.58%
1982 41.69% -21.06%
1981 62.75% 1.67%
1980 61.08% 14.09%
1979 46.99% 3.16%
1978 43.83% -2.62%
1977 46.45% -4.02%
1976 50.47% -9.11%
1975 59.58% 9.35%
1974 50.23% 2.19%
1973 48.04% -8.76%
1972 56.81% -6.85%
1971 63.65% 3.35%
1970 60.30% 7.48%
1969 52.82% 2.29%
1968 50.53% -7.86%
1967 58.39% -1.00%
1966 59.40% -0.75%
1965 60.15% 1.55%
1964 58.59% 1.55%