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Annual report on the social and economic progress of the people of Sierra Leone

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Report year: 1938.

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Head of state and government: Ernest Bai Koroma Death penalty: retentionist Population: million Life expectancy: years Under-5 mortality (m/f): / per 1, Adult literacy: per cent The government continued to rebuild institutions and infrastructure in the wake of the civil war, promoting development and providing basic health and education. In an effort . Sierra Leone - The economy: Main report (English) Abstract. Sierra Leone is an independent state situated on the West Coastof Africa, slightly north of the equator, ab square miles in area,somewhat smaller than Ireland. The natural harbor at the capital, Freetown,is the third, largest in the world, and. The Sierra Leone Demographic Health Survey (SLDHS) report shows that 7% of newborn babies had low birth weight. According to the Sierra Leone Micronutrient Survey (SLMS) Anaemia among non-pregnant women, pregnant women, and children under-5 stands at 45%, 70% and 76% respectively and 79% of non-pregnant women had folate deficiency. Sierra Leone has made substantial progress in its socio-economic indicators since the end of the war, moving 10 places upwards from the unenviable human development position it held a few years ago. Despite these improvements, there are significant challenges in socio-economic development characterized by its continued fragile status.

BSL Bank of Sierra Leone ECOSOC Economic and Social Council of the United Nations CSOs Civil Society Organisations EVD Ebola Virus Disease disease killed more than people out of more than infection cases. It caused preliminary MDGs Progress Report () shows that poverty headcount declined from 70 percent in , to 52 File Size: KB. Economic Indicators for Sierra Leone including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Sierra Leone economy. Annual Reports. Annual Reports. Annual Reports. Annual Reports. Annual Reports. Annual Reports. Annual Reports. Annual Reports. Annual Reports. Annual Reports. Country Office Annual Reports. Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. North Macedonia [PDF] Azerbaijan [PDF]. Head of state and government Ernest Bai Koroma Death penalty retentionist Population million Life expectancy years Under-5 mortality (m/f) / per 1, Adult literacy per cent Violence erupted in March between supporters of the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) and the opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), during which people were seriously .

  Sierra Leone has been a source of and destination for refugees. Sierra Leone’s civil war internally displaced as many as 2 million people, or almost half the population, and forced almost another half million to seek refuge in neighboring countries (, Sierra Leoneans fled to Guinea and , to Liberia). Sierra Leone’s people, resources and economy. This paper models the determinants of poverty in Sierra Leone based on the Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES). An OLS regression model of poverty determinants is developed, and it is amongst the first papers to include war-related variables in its analysis. Sierra Leone: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) are prepared by member countries in broad consultation with stakeholders and development partners, including the staffs of the World Bank and the IMF. Updated every three years with annual progress reports, they describe the country’s macroeconomic,File Size: 1MB. The economy of Sierra Leone is that of a least developed country with a gross domestic product (GDP) of approximately US$ billion in Since the end of the civil war in the economy is gradually recovering with a GDP growth rate between 4 and 7%. In its GDP in PPP ranked between th (World Bank) and rd (CIA) largest in the world. Currency: Sierra Leonean leone.