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Sierra Leone

  • President:Julius Maada Bio
  • Vice President:Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh
  • Capital city:Freetown
  • Languages:English (official, regular use limited to literate minority), Mende (principal vernacular in the south), Temne (principal vernacular in the north), Krio (English-based Creole, spoken by the descendants of freed Jamaican slaves who were settled in the Freetown area, a lingua franca and a first language for 10% of the population but understood by 95%)
  • National statistics office
  • Total Population (millions):9.4 (2019)
  • Urban Population (millions):4.0 (2019)
  • Population Density (per Km²):115.7 (2019)
  • Sex Ratio (per 100 female):116.9 (2019)
  • Labor Force Participation Rate (%):69.1 (2018)
  • Human Develoment Index:49.9 (2017)
  • Healthy life expectancy:56.6 (2016)
  • Population Living Below $ 1.90 a Day (% of Population):1.3 (2013)

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