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Sierra Leone



General Information
Surface area71 740  km2
CapitalFreetown
UN StatusUN member since 27 September 1961
CurrencyLeone
Currency codeSLL
Internet top-level domain (TLD)SL
National Statistical Office National Statistical Office of Sierra Leone



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Vital Statistics of Sierra Leone

Population growth rate Population growth rate is the average annual percent change in the population, resulting from a surplus (or deficit) of births over deaths and the balance of migrants entering and leaving a country. The rate may be positive or negative.2011 est.2.2 % per year map
Birth rate Birth rate is the average annual number of births during a year per 1,000 persons in the population at midyear; also known as crude birth rate.2011 est.38.46 births/1,000 population map
   Birth rate, boys 2011 est.19.51 births/1000 population map
   Birth rate, girls 2011 est.18.95 births/1000 population map
Death rate Death rate is the average annual number of deaths during a year per 1,000 population at midyear; also known as crude death rate.2011 est.11.7 deaths/1,000 population map
Net migration rate Net migration rate is the difference between the number of persons entering and leaving a country during the year2011 est.-4.3 migrants/1000 population map
Total fertility rate Total fertility rate is the average number of children that would be born to a woman over her lifetime if she were to experience the exact current age-specific fertility rates through her lifetime, and she were to survive from birth through the end of her reproductive life. It is a synthetic measure that provides a good picture of how many children women are currently having. In other words it is the average number of children per woman.2011 est.4.94 children born/woman map
Infant mortality rate Infant mortality rate shows the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1000 live births in the same year.2011 est.78.38 deaths/1000 live births map
   Infant mortality rate, boys 2011 est.87.20 deaths/1000 live births map
   Infant mortality rate, girls 2011 est.69.30 deaths/1000 live births map
See also:
 Vital Statistics of Africa
 Vital Statistics of the world