ACP ENVIRONMENTAL OBSERVATORY
Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Sierra Leone

Capital: Freetown
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
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Land area (km2): 72,180 (2007)
 
Population (people): 5,391,108 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 74.69 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 2.8% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 45 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 121 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $1,182.21 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 8.1% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Food Security
Agricultural land (% of land area): 50.2% (2007)
 
Arable land (% of land area): 17.8% (2007)
 
Agriculture, value added (% of GDP): 54.8% (2007)
 
Rural population (% of total population): 62.6% (2007)

 
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