Sierra Leone is a West African country whose capital city is Freetown. Historically, the country was a refuge for slaves returning from bondage overseas. The country is regaining political stability after 11 years of a civil war which ended after intervention by Britain. The effects of the war continue to be felt by the population, but peace is starting to prevail in the country. Sierra Leone is rich in minerals such as gold, diamond, bauxite, and titanium. The natural resources were the primary reason for the war as groups fought for control of the mineral-rich regions. Sierra Leone has a distinct mix of cultures and the people are known to be friendly, hospitable, and expressive. English is the official language of Sierra Leone with Krio being spoken by some. Muslims make up the majority of the population with Christians and traditionalists comprising 30% and 10%, respectively.

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Average Monthly Earnings

Employment-to-Population Ratio

Unemployment Rate

Employment by Sector

Agriculture 59.0%
Industry 6.3%
Services 34.7%

Employment Distribution by Education

Age 15+

Less than Basic 0%
Basic 19.1%
Intermediate 10.7%
Advanced 4.5%
Level Not Stated 65.6%

Age 15-24

Less than Basic 0%
Basic 34.8%
Intermediate 13.6%
Advanced 0.8%
Level Not Stated 50.7%

Age 15-64

Less than Basic 0%
Basic 19.7%
Intermediate 11.1%
Advanced 4.6%
Level Not Stated 64.6%

Age 25+

Less than Basic 0%
Basic 16.0%
Intermediate 10.1%
Advanced 5.3%
Level Not Stated 68.6%

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