Sierra Leone Trade to GDP Ratio 1964-2024

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 2021 was 58.39%, a 6.83% increase from 2020.
  • Sierra Leone trade to gdp ratio for 2020 was 51.56%, a 4.63% decline from 2019.
  • Sierra Leone trade to gdp ratio for 2019 was 56.19%, a 0.51% decline from 2018.
  • Sierra Leone trade to gdp ratio for 2018 was 56.70%, a 17.79% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Trade (% of GDP)
Somalia 105.87%
Guinea 105.80%
Mozambique 100.22%
Chad 82.98%
Democratic Republic of Congo 80.48%
Tajikistan 71.83%
Senegal 69.12%
Mali 67.21%
Sierra Leone 58.39%
Zimbabwe 56.31%
Togo 55.21%
Rwanda 54.71%
Madagascar 54.46%
Benin 48.05%
Central African Republic 44.69%
Nepal 43.05%
Comoros 42.28%
Gambia 42.09%
Uganda 41.71%
Niger 37.51%
Haiti 37.17%
Tanzania 29.92%
Burundi 28.82%
Ethiopia 24.30%
Sierra Leone Trade to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Trade (% of GDP) Annual Change
2021 58.39% 6.83%
2020 51.56% -4.63%
2019 56.19% -0.51%
2018 56.70% -17.79%
2017 74.49% -1.07%
2016 75.55% 9.27%
2015 66.28% -16.91%
2014 83.19% -4.27%
2013 87.45% 1.94%
2012 85.51% 13.16%
2011 72.35% 21.07%
2010 51.27% 9.24%
2009 42.03% 1.96%
2008 40.07% -0.83%
2007 40.90% -1.53%
2006 42.43% -5.12%
2005 47.55% 1.38%
2004 46.17% -0.27%
2003 46.45% 7.53%
2002 38.92% 2.98%
2001 35.94% -21.59%
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%