Sierra Leone at a glance        0  361 reads

Geography
Area: 71,740 sq. km. (29,925 sq. mi.); slightly smaller than South Carolina.
Cities: Capital--Freetown (est. 786,900). Provincial capitals--Southern Province, Bo; Eastern Province, Kenema; Northern Province, Makeni.
Terrain: Mangrove swamps and beaches and mostly shallow bays along the coast, wooded hills along the immediate interior, and a mountainous plateau in the interior.

People
Nationality: Noun and adjective--Sierra Leonean(s). Population (2009, United Nations): 5.7 million.
Annual population growth rate (2010 est.): 2.216%.
Ethnic groups (2008 census): 20 African ethnic groups--Temne 35%, Mende 31%, Limba 8%, Kono 5%, Kriole 2% (descendants of freed Jamaican slaves who were settled in the Freetown area in the late 18th century; also known as Krio), Mandingo 2%, Loko 2%, other 15% (includes refugees from Liberia's recent civil war, and small numbers of Europeans, Lebanese, Pakistanis, and Indians).
Religions: (est.) Muslim 60%, Christian 30%, animist 10%.
Languages: English, Krio, Temne, Mende, and 15 other indigenous languages.
Education (2004): Literacy--35.1%.
Health: Life expectancy at birth (2010 est.)--55.7 years. Infant mortality rate--80.16 deaths/1,000 live births. HIV infection rate for adults, ages 15-49 years (2007 est.)--1.7%.
Work force: Agriculture--52.5%; industry--30.6%; services--16.9%.

Government
Type: Republic with a democratically elected president and unicameral parliament.
Independence: from United Kingdom, April 27, 1961.
Constitution: October 1, 1991. Political parties:
The Political Parties Registration Commission was formed in late 2005 to review registered parties to see whether they still met registration requirements. Most of the parties are inactive. Major parties--Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), All People's Congress (APC), and People’s Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC).

Economy
GDP (2009): $2.0 billion.
Real GDP growth rate (2009): 4%.
Inflation rate (2009, CPI): 9.3%.
Exchange rate: U.S. $1 = 400 SLL (Leones).
Natural resources: Diamonds, titanium ore (rutile), bauxite, gold, iron ore, ilmenorutile, platinum, chromite, manganese, cassiterite, molybdenite, as well as forests, abundant fresh water, and rich offshore fishing grounds.
Agriculture: Products--coffee, cocoa, ginger, palm kernels, palm oil, cassava, bananas, citrus, peanuts, cashews, plantains, rice, sweet potatoes, vegetables, cattle, pigs, poultry, sheep, fish. Land--30% potentially arable, 9% cultivated.
Industry: Types--diamond mining; small-scale manufacturing (beverages, textiles, cigarettes, footwear); bauxite and rutile mining; forestry; fishing; flour; cement and other construction goods; petroleum refining; plastics; small commercial ship repair; tourism.
Trade (2009, Economist Intelligence Unit - EIU): Exports--$205.9 million f.o.b.: diamonds, rutile, bauxite, coffee, cocoa, fish. Major destinations of exports (2009, EIU)--Belgium 28.4%, U.S. 12.7%, Netherlands 8.5%, U.K. 7.9%, India 7.2%. Imports--$372.4 million f.o.b.: fuel and lubricants, rice and other foodstuffs, machinery and equipment, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, building materials, light consumer goods, used clothing, textiles. Main origins of imports--South Africa 23.2%, China 12.1%, U.S. 9.3%, Cote d’Ivoire 9%, India 8.3%.

Background

 

Democracy is slowly being reestablished after the civil war from 1991 to 2002 that resulted in tens of thousands of deaths and the displacement of more than 2 million people (about one-third of the population). The military, which took over full responsibility for security following the departure of UN peacekeepers at the end of 2005, is increasingly developing as a guarantor of the country's stability. The armed forces remained on the sideline during the 2007 presidential election, but still look to the UN Integrated Office in Sierra Leone (UNIOSIL) - a civilian UN mission - to support efforts to consolidate peace. The new government's priorities include furthering development, creating jobs, and stamping out endemic corruption.


SOURCES
All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Sierra Leone, Republic of Sierra Leone

Identification
 

15 character
Sierra Leone
30 character
Sierra Leone
Country name Sierra Leone
Country name > Conventional long form Republic of Sierra Leone
Country name > Conventional short form Sierra Leone
Country name > Local long form Republic of Sierra Leone
Country name > Local short form Sierra Leone
ISO code 694
ISO long SLE
ISO short SL
Native names Sierra Leone
Oceanographic code SL
Translation > Catalan
Sierra Leone
Translation > French
Sierra Leone
Translation > German
Sierra Leone
Translation > Italian
Sierra Leone
Translation > Portugese Serra Leoa
Translation > Spanish
Sierra Leone
UN code 694


SOURCES
CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Microsoft.com; Wkipedia; IOC country codes

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Sierra Leone, Republic of Sierra Leone

Top rankings
 

1st

Agriculture > Agricultural raw materials imports > % of merchandise imports
Economy > Central government debt, total > % of GDP
Economy > Cost of business start-up procedures > % of GNI per capita
Economy > Debt service
Economy > Entrepreneurship > Dealing with Licenses > Procedures (number)
Economy > Entrepreneurship > Hiring & Firing Workers > Firing costs (weeks of wages)
Economy > Export quantum/quantity index
Economy > Export value index
Economy > GINI index
Economy > income equality > UN Richest 20% to poorest 20%
Economy > Income share held by fourth 20%
Economy > Income share held by highest 20%
Economy > Poverty gap at $1 a day > PPP > %
Economy > Poverty gap at $2 a day > PPP > %
Economy > Poverty headcount ratio at $1 a day > PPP > % of population
Economy > Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line > % of population
Economy > Poverty headcount ratio at rural poverty line > % of rural population
Economy > Poverty headcount ratio at urban poverty line > % of urban population
Education > School enrollment, primary > % gross
Education > School enrollment, primary, male > % gross
Energy > Fuel imports > % of merchandise imports
Government > Procedures to build a warehouse > number
Health > Probability of dying before 5 > Females
Labor > Economically active children, female
Labor > Economically active children, total
People > Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of urban
People > Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted
People > Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported

2nd

Economy > Aid > % of central government expenditures
Economy > Business entry rate > new registrations as % of total
Economy > Entrepreneurship > Paying Taxes > Total tax payable (% gross profit)
Economy > Entrepreneurship > Starting a Business > Cost (% GNI per capita)
Economy > Population under $1 a day (per $ GDP)
Economy > Population under $2 a day (per $ GDP)
Economy > Use of IMF credit > DOD, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Education > School enrollment, primary, female > % gross
Environment > Urban SO2 concentration
Health > Infant mortality rate > Male
Health > Infant mortality rate > Total
Health > Intestinal diseases death rate
Immigration > Refugees (per capita)
Labor > Firing cost > weeks of wages
Media > Price basket for mobile > US$ per month
People > Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of richest 20%
Transportation > Heliports (per $ GDP)
Transportation > Railways > Total

3rd

Crime > Executions (per capita)
Economy > Aid > % of gross capital formation
Economy > Income share held by highest 10%
Economy > Net financial flows, IMF concessional > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Population below poverty line
Economy > Poverty headcount ratio at $2 a day > PPP > % of population
Education > Primary education, pupils (per capita)
Energy > White spirit/industrial spirit > Statistical differences (per capita)
Environment > Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day per worker
Environment > Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions
Food > beverages and tobacco > % of value added in manufacturing
Food > exports > % of merchandise exports
Geography > Precipitation
Health > Infant mortality rate > Female
Health > Probability of not reaching 40
Labor > Economically active children, male
Labor > force participation rate, male > % of male population ages 15-64
People > Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of female
People > Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of poorest 20%
Taxation > Total tax rate > % of profit
Transportation > Railways > Total (per $ GDP)

4th

Economy > Aid as % of GDP
Economy > Aid > % of imports of goods and services
Economy > Budget > Expenditures (per $ GDP)
Economy > Entrepreneurship > Hiring and Firing > Index ranking
Economy > Entrepreneurship > Hiring & Firing Workers > Rigidity of Employment Index
Economy > income equality > UN Gini index
Economy > income equality > UN Richest 10% to poorest 10%
Economy > Net financial flows, IMF concessional > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Wholesale price index
Education > Pupil-teacher ratio, primary
Immigration > Refugees > Outflow
Immigration > Refugees > Outflow (per capita)
Immigration > Refugees > US applications (per capita)
People > Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of male
People > Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of total
People > Death rate
Transportation > Railways > Total (per capita)

5th

Economy > Entrepreneurship > Enforcing Contracts > Procedures (number)
Economy > Entrepreneurship > Hiring & Firing Workers > Difficulty of Hiring Index
Economy > GDP > Composition by sector > Agriculture
Health > Population suffering from undernourishment in 2001-2003
Health > Women circumcised (per capita)
Immigration > Net migration (per capita)
Immigration > Refugees > US applications denied (per capita)
Labor > Economically active children, work only, male
People > Birth rate
Taxation > Customs and other import duties > % of tax revenue



Bottom rankings

 

Last

Agriculture > Agricultural land > % of land area
Agriculture > Agricultural land > sq. km
Agriculture > Agricultural land > sq. km (per capita)
Agriculture > Agricultural machinery > tractors
Agriculture > Agricultural machinery > tractors per 100 hectares of arable land
Agriculture > Agricultural machinery > tractors (per capita)
Agriculture > Agricultural raw materials exports > % of merchandise exports
Agriculture > Agriculture, value added > current US$ (per capita)
Agriculture > Arable land > hectares
Agriculture > Arable land > hectares (per capita)
Agriculture > Arable land > % of land area
Agriculture > Cereal yield > kg per hectare
Agriculture > Fertilizer consumption > 100 grams per hectare of arable land
Agriculture > Fertilizer consumption > metric tons
Agriculture > Fertilizer consumption > metric tons (per capita)
Agriculture > Irrigated land > % of cropland
Agriculture > Land under cereal production > hectares
Agriculture > Land under cereal production > hectares (per capita)
Agriculture > Livestock production index
Agriculture > Permanent cropland > % of land area
Agriculture > value added > annual % growth
Agriculture > value added > current US$
Agriculture > value added > current US$ (per capita)
Currency > PPP conversion factor to official exchange rate ratio
Currency > Real effective exchange rate index
Democracy > CPIA gender equality rating
Democracy > CPIA policies for social inclusion/equity cluster average
Democracy > CPIA property rights and rule-based governance rating
Democracy > CPIA public sector management and institutions cluster average
Democracy > CPIA transparency, accountability, and corruption in the public sector rating
Economy > Adjusted net savings, excluding particulate emission damage > % of GNI
Economy > Adjusted net savings, including particulate emission damage > % of GNI
Economy > Adjusted savings: consumption of fixed capital > % of GNI
Economy > Adjusted savings: gross savings > % of GNI
Economy > Adjusted savings: net national savings > % of GNI
Economy > Bank and trade-related lending > PPG + PNG > NFL, current US$
Economy > Bank and trade-related lending > PPG + PNG > NFL, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Bank and trade-related lending > PPG + PNG > NFL, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Bank capital to assets ratio > %
Economy > Bank liquid reserves to bank assets ratio
Economy > Bank nonperfoming loans to total gross loans > %
Economy > Business disclosure index
Economy > Business entry rate > new registrations as % of total
Economy > Cash surplus/deficit > % of GDP
Economy > Changes in net reserves > BoP, current US$
Economy > Changes in net reserves > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Changes in net reserves > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Claims on governments, etc. > annual growth as % of M2
Economy > Claims on private sector > annual growth as % of M2
Economy > Commercial service exports > current US$
Economy > Commercial service exports > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Commercial service exports > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Commercial service imports > current US$
Economy > Commercial service imports > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Commercial service imports > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Consumer price index
Economy > CPIA business regulatory environment rating
Economy > CPIA debt policy rating
Economy > CPIA economic management cluster average
Economy > CPIA efficiency of revenue mobilization rating
Economy > CPIA financial sector rating
Economy > CPIA macroeconomic management rating
Economy > CPIA quality of budgetary and financial management rating
Economy > CPIA structural policies cluster average
Economy > CPIA trade rating
Economy > Current account balance > BoP, current US$
Economy > Current account balance > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Current account balance > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Current account balance > % of GDP
Economy > Current transfers, receipts > BoP, current US$
Economy > Current transfers, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Domestic credit provided by banking sector > % of GDP
Economy > Domestic credit to private sector > % of GDP
Economy > Ease of doing business index
Economy > Expense > % of GDP
Economy > Exports of goods and services > annual % growth
Economy > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$
Economy > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Exports of goods and services > current US$
Economy > Exports of goods and services > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Exports of goods and services > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Exports of goods and services > % of GDP
Economy > Exports of goods, services and income > BoP, current US$
Economy > Exports of goods, services and income > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Exports of goods, services and income > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > External balance on goods and services > current US$
Economy > External balance on goods and services > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > External balance on goods and services > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > External balance on goods and services > % of GDP
Economy > External debt, total > DOD, current US$
Economy > External debt, total > DOD, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Final consumption expenditure > current US$
Economy > Final consumption expenditure > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Final consumption expenditure, etc. > annual % growth
Economy > Final consumption expenditure, etc. > current US$
Economy > Final consumption expenditure, etc. > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Foreign direct investment, net > BoP, current US$
Economy > Foreign direct investment, net > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Foreign direct investment, net inflows > BoP, current US$
Economy > Foreign direct investment, net inflows > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Foreign direct investment, net inflows > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Foreign direct investment, net inflows > % of GDP
Economy > Foreign direct investment, net outflows > % of GDP
Economy > GDP > constant 2000 US$
Economy > GDP > constant 2000 US$ (per capita)
Economy > GDP per capita > constant 2000 US$
Economy > GDP per capita growth > annual %
Economy > GDP per capita, PPP > constant 2000 international $
Economy > GDP per capita, PPP > current international $
Economy > GDP, PPP > constant 2000 international $
Economy > GDP, PPP > constant 2000 international $ (per capita)
Economy > GDP, PPP > current international $
Economy > GDP, PPP > current international $ (per capita)
Economy > GNI, Atlas method > current US$
Economy > GNI, Atlas method > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > GNI > current US$
Economy > GNI > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > GNI > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > GNI, PPP > current international $
Economy > GNI, PPP > current international $ (per capita)
Economy > Goods exports > BoP, current US$
Economy > Goods exports > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Goods exports > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Goods imports > BoP, current US$
Economy > Goods imports > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Goods imports > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Gross capital formation > annual % growth
Economy > Gross capital formation > current US$
Economy > Gross capital formation > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Gross capital formation > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Gross domestic savings > current US$
Economy > Gross domestic savings > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Gross domestic savings > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Gross fixed capital formation > annual % growth
Economy > Gross fixed capital formation > current US$
Economy > Gross fixed capital formation > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Gross fixed capital formation > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Gross national expenditure > current US$
Economy > Gross national expenditure > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Gross private capital flows > % of GDP
Economy > Gross savings > current US$
Economy > Gross savings > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Gross savings > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Gross savings > % of GNI
Economy > Gross value added at factor cost > current US$
Economy > Gross value added at factor cost > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > High-technology exports > current US$
Economy > High-technology exports > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > High-technology exports > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Household final consumption expenditure > annual % growth
Economy > Household final consumption expenditure > current US$
Economy > Household final consumption expenditure > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Household final consumption expenditure, etc. > annual % growth
Economy > Household final consumption expenditure, etc. > current US$
Economy > Household final consumption expenditure, etc. > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > IBRD loans and IDA credits > PPG DOD, current US$
Economy > IBRD loans and IDA credits > PPG DOD, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > IDA resource allocation index
Economy > Imports of goods and services > annual % growth
Economy > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$
Economy > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Imports of goods and services > current US$
Economy > Imports of goods and services > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Imports of goods and services > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Imports of goods, services and income > BoP, current US$
Economy > Imports of goods, services and income > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Imports of goods, services and income > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Income payments > BoP, current US$
Economy > Income payments > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Income payments > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Income receipts > BoP, current US$
Economy > Income receipts > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Income receipts > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Insurance and financial services > % of commercial service exports
Economy > International tourism, expenditures > current US$
Economy > International tourism, expenditures > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > International tourism, expenditures > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > International tourism, expenditures > % of total imports
Economy > International tourism, number of arrivals
Economy > International tourism, number of departures
Economy > Legal rights of borrowers and lenders index
Economy > Liquid liabilities (M3) as % of GDP
Economy > Long-term debt > DOD, current US$
Economy > Long-term debt > DOD, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Merchandise exports > current US$
Economy > Merchandise exports > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Merchandise exports > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Merchandise imports > current US$
Economy > Merchandise imports > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Merchandise imports > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Merchandise trade > % of GDP
Economy > Money and quasi money (M2) as % of GDP
Economy > Money and quasi money (M2) to total reserves ratio
Economy > Multilateral debt service > % of public and publicly guaranteed debt service
Economy > Net barter terms of trade
Economy > Net capital account > BoP, current US$
Economy > Net capital account > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Net current transfers > BoP, current US$
Economy > Net current transfers > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Net current transfers from abroad > current US$
Economy > Net current transfers from abroad > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Net errors and omissions, adjusted > BoP, current US$
Economy > Net errors and omissions, adjusted > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Net errors and omissions, adjusted > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Net financial flows, IBRD > current US$
Economy > Net financial flows, IBRD > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Net financial flows, IBRD > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Net financial flows, IDA > current US$
Economy > Net financial flows, IDA > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Net financial flows, IMF nonconcessional > current US$
Economy > Net financial flows, IMF nonconcessional > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Net financial flows, IMF nonconcessional > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Net financial flows, others > current US$
Economy > Net financial flows, RDB nonconcessional > current US$
Economy > Net financial flows, RDB nonconcessional > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Net financial flows, RDB nonconcessional > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Net income > BoP, current US$
Economy > Net income > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Net income > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Net income from abroad > current US$
Economy > Net income from abroad > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Net income from abroad > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Net trade in goods and services > BoP, current US$
Economy > Net trade in goods and services > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Net trade in goods and services > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Net trade in goods > BoP, current US$
Economy > Net trade in goods > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Net trade in goods > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > New businesses registered > number
Economy > New businesses registered > number (per capita)
Economy > Official development assistance and official aid > current US$
Economy > Portfolio investment, bonds > PPG + PNG > NFL, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Portfolio investment, bonds > PPG + PNG > NFL, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Present value of debt > % of exports of goods and services
Economy > Present value of debt > % of GNI
Economy > Public and publicly guaranteed debt service > % of GNI
Economy > Public and publicly guaranteed debt service > TDS, current US$
Economy > Public and publicly guaranteed debt service > TDS, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Public and publicly guaranteed debt service > TDS, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) debt > DOD, current US$
Economy > Public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) debt > DOD, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Quasi-liquid liabilities > % of GDP
Economy > Revenue, excluding grants > % of GDP
Economy > Risk premium on lending > %
Economy > Royalty and license fees, payments > BoP, current US$
Economy > Royalty and license fees, payments > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Royalty and license fees, payments > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Royalty and license fees, receipts > BoP, current US$
Economy > Royalty and license fees, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Services, etc., value added > annual % growth
Economy > Services, etc., value added > current US$
Economy > Services, etc., value added > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Services, etc., value added > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Service exports > BoP, current US$
Economy > Service exports > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Service exports > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Service imports > BoP, current US$
Economy > Service imports > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Service imports > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Short-term debt > % of total external debt
Economy > Subsidies and other transfers > % of expense
Economy > Total debt service > % of exports of goods, services and income
Economy > Total debt service > % of GNI
Economy > Total debt service > TDS, current US$
Economy > Total debt service > TDS, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Total debt service > TDS, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Total reserves in months of imports
Economy > Total reserves > includes gold, current US$
Economy > Total reserves > includes gold, current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Total reserves > includes gold, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Total reserves minus gold > current US$
Economy > Total reserves minus gold > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Total reserves minus gold > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Trade in services > % of GDP
Economy > Trade > % of GDP
Education > Adjusted savings: education expenditure > % of GNI
Education > Gross intake rate in grade 1, female > % of relevant age group
Education > Gross intake rate in grade 1, male > % of relevant age group
Education > Gross intake rate in grade 1, total > % of relevant age group
Education > Literacy > Female
Education > Literacy > Male
Education > Literacy rate, adult female > % of females ages 15 and above
Education > Literacy rate, adult male > % of males ages 15 and above
Education > Literacy rate, adult total > % of people ages 15 and above
Education > Literacy rate, youth female > % of females ages 15-24
Education > Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24
Education > Literacy rate, youth total > % of people ages 15-24
Education > Literacy > Total population
Education > Primary education, duration > years
Education > Primary education, pupils
Education > Primary education, pupils > % female
Education > Primary education, teachers
Education > Primary education, teachers > % female
Education > Primary education, teachers (per capita)
Education > Public spending on education, total > % of GDP
Education > Ratio of female to male enrollments in tertiary education
Education > Ratio of female to male primary enrollment
Education > Ratio of female to male secondary enrollment
Education > Ratio of girls to boys in primary and secondary education > %
Education > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24
Education > School enrollment, preprimary, female > % gross
Education > School enrollment, preprimary > % gross
Education > School enrollment, preprimary, male > % gross
Education > School enrollment, primary, female > % net
Education > School enrollment, primary, male > % net
Education > School enrollment, primary > % net
Education > School enrollment, primary, private > % of total primary
Education > School enrollment, secondary, female > % gross
Education > School enrollment, secondary > % gross
Education > School enrollment, secondary, male > % gross
Education > School enrollment, secondary, private > % of total secondary
Education > School enrollment, tertiary, female > % gross
Education > School enrollment, tertiary > % gross
Education > School enrollment, tertiary, male > % gross
Education > Scientific and technical journal articles
Education > Secondary education, general pupils
Education > Secondary education, general pupils (per capita)
Education > Secondary education, pupils
Education > Secondary education, pupils > % female
Education > Secondary education, pupils (per capita)
Education > Secondary education, teachers
Education > Secondary education, teachers > % female
Education > Secondary education, teachers (per capita)
Education > Secondary education, vocational pupils
Education > Secondary education, vocational pupils (per capita)
Education > Trained teachers in primary education, female > % of female teachers
Education > Trained teachers in primary education, male > % of male teachers
Education > Trained teachers in primary education > % of total teachers
Education > Women to men parity index, as ratio of literacy rates, aged 15-24
Energy > Electricity > Consumption by households and other consumers (per capita)
Energy > Electricity > Consumption by households (per capita)
Energy > Electricity > Consumption by industry & construction (per capita)
Energy > Electricity > Consumption by other industries and construction (per capita)
Energy > Electricity > Net inland availability (per capita)
Energy > Fuel exports > % of merchandise exports
Energy > Oil Consumption Test (per capita)
Energy > Oil Consumption Test (per $ GDP)
Energy > Oil Consumption Test Test (per capita)
Energy > Oil Consumption Test Test (per $ GDP)
Environment > Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI
Environment > Adjusted savings: particulate emission damage > % of GNI
Environment > CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP
Environment > CO2 emissions > kt
Environment > CO2 emissions > kt (per capita)
Environment > CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating
Environment > Forest area > % of land area
Environment > Forest area > sq. km
Environment > Forest area > sq. km (per capita)
Environment > Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day
Environment > PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter
Environment > Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions
Environment > Water pollution, clay and glass industry > % of total BOD emissions
Environment > Water pollution, other industry > % of total BOD emissions
Environment > Water pollution, paper and pulp industry > % of total BOD emissions
Environment > Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions
Environment > Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions
Geography > Land area > sq. km
Geography > Land area > sq. km (per capita)
Geography > Population density > people per sq. km
Geography > Rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land
Geography > Surface area > sq. km
Geography > Surface area > sq. km (per capita)
Government > CPIA equity of public resource use rating
Government > CPIA quality of public administration rating
Government > General government final consumption expenditure > current US$
Government > General government final consumption expenditure > current US$ (per capita)
Government > General government final consumption expenditure > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Government > Proportion of seats held by women in national parliament > %
Government > Procedures to build a warehouse > number (per capita)
Government > Procedures to enforce a contract > number
Government > Procedures to enforce a contract > number (per capita)
Government > Procedures to register property > number
Government > Procedures to register property > number (per capita)
Government > Start-up procedures to register a business > number
Government > Start-up procedures to register a business > number (per capita)
Government > Time required to build a warehouse > days
Government > Time required to enforce a contract > days
Government > Time required to register property > days
Government > Time required to start a business > days
Government > Time to prepare and pay taxes > hours
Government > Time to resolve insolvency > years
Government > Total businesses registered > number
Government > Total businesses registered > number (per capita)
Government > Trademarks, nonresidents
Government > Trademarks, nonresidents (per capita)
Government > Trademarks, residents
Government > Trademarks, residents (per capita)
Health > ARI treatment > % of children under 5 taken to a health provider
Health > Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total
Health > Contraceptive prevalence > % of women ages 15-49
Health > Diarrhea treatment > % of children under 5 receiving oral rehydration and continued feeding
Health > expenditure per capita > current US$
Health > expenditure, private > % of GDP
Health > expenditure, public > % of GDP
Health > expenditure, total > % of GDP
Health > External resources for health > % of total expenditure on health
Health > Female adults with HIV > % of population ages 15+ with HIV
Health > Healthy life expectancy at birth, years > Total population
Health > Hospital beds > per 1,000 people
Health > Immunization, DPT > % of children ages 12-23 months
Health > Immunization, measles > % of children ages 12-23 months
Health > Improved sanitation facilities > % of population with access
Health > Improved sanitation facilities, rural > % of rural population with access
Health > Improved sanitation facilities, urban > % of urban population with access
Health > Improved water source > % of population with access
Health > Improved water source, rural > % of rural population with access
Health > Improved water source, urban > % of urban population with access
Health > Life expectancy at birth, female > years
Health > Life expectancy at birth, male > years
Health > Life expectancy at birth, total > years
Health > Malaria prevention, use of insecticide-treated bed nets > % of under-5 population
Health > Out-of-pocket health expenditure > % of private expenditure on health
Health > Physicians > per 1,000 people
Health > Prevalence of HIV, total > % of population ages 15-49
Health > Pregnant women receiving prenatal care > %
Health > Tuberculosis cases detected under DOTS > %
Health > Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases
Immigration > International migration stock > % of population
Immigration > International migration stock, total
Immigration > Net migration
Immigration > Refugee population by country or territory of asylum
Immigration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin
Immigration > Refugee population by country or territory of origin (per capita)
Industry > Adjusted savings: mineral depletion > % of GNI
Industry > Changes in inventories > current US$
Industry > Changes in inventories > current US$ (per capita)
Industry > Changes in inventories > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Industry > Manufactures exports > % of merchandise exports
Industry > Manufactures imports > % of merchandise imports
Industry > Manufacturing, value added > annual % growth
Industry > Manufacturing, value added > current US$
Industry > Manufacturing, value added > current US$ (per capita)
Industry > Manufacturing, value added > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Industry > Ores and metals exports > % of merchandise exports
Industry > Ores and metals imports > % of merchandise imports
Industry > Other manufacturing > % of value added in manufacturing
Industry > Patent applications, nonresidents
Industry > Patent applications, nonresidents (per capita)
Industry > Textiles and clothing > % of value added in manufacturing
Industry > value added > annual % growth
Industry > value added > current US$
Industry > value added > current US$ (per capita)
Industry > value added > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps (per capita)
Internet > International Internet bandwidth > Mbps (per $ GDP)
Internet > Price basket for Internet > US$ per month
Internet > Secure Internet servers
Internet > Secure Internet servers (per capita)
Labor > Compensation of employees > % of expense
Labor > CPIA building human resources rating
Labor > Economically active children, study and work
Labor > Economically active children, study and work, female
Labor > Economically active children, study and work, male
Labor > force, female > % of total labor force
Labor > force participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15-64
Labor > force participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15-64
Labor > force, total
Labor > force, total (per capita)
Labor > Rigidity of employment index
Labor > Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment
Labor > Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$
Labor > Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per capita)
Labor > Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per $ GDP)
Labor > Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$
Labor > Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per capita)
Labor > Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per $ GDP)
Labor > Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$
Labor > Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Labor > Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP)
Media > Computer, communications and other services > % of commercial service exports
Media > Computer, communications and other services > % of commercial service imports
Media > Fixed line and mobile phone subscribers > per 1,000 people
Media > Households with television > %
Media > International voice traffic > out and in, minutes
Media > International voice traffic > out and in, minutes (per capita)
Media > Investment in telecoms with private participation > current US$
Media > Investment in telecoms with private participation > current US$ (per capita)
Media > Investment in telecoms with private participation > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Media > Mobile phone subscribers
Media > Mobile phone subscribers (per capita)
Media > Price basket for mobile > US$ per month
Media > Price basket for residential fixed line > US$ per month
Media > Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes
Media > Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes (per capita)
Media > Telephone average cost of call to US > US$ per three minutes (per $ GDP)
Media > Telephone employees, total
Media > Telephone employees, total (per capita)
Media > Telephone faults > per 100 mainlines
Media > Telecommunications investment > % of revenue
Media > Telephone mainlines
Media > Telephone mainlines (per capita)
Media > Telecommunications revenue > % GDP
Media > Telephone subscribers
Media > Telephone subscribers per employee
Media > Telephone subscribers (per capita)
Military > Arms imports > constant 1990 US$
Military > Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ (per capita)
Military > expenditure > % of central government expenditure
Military > expenditure > % of GDP
Military > personnel
Military > personnel > % of total labor force
Military > personnel (per capita)
People > CPIA social protection rating
People > Population ages 15-64 > % of total
People > Population ages 65 and above > % of total
People > Population, female > % of total
People > Population in largest city
People > Population in largest city (per capita)
People > Population in the largest city > % of urban population
People > Rural population
People > Rural population (per capita)
People > Sex ratio > sex ratios > under 15
People > Sex ratio > Under 15 years
People > Urban population
People > Urban population (per capita)
Taxation > CPIA fiscal policy rating
Taxation > Net taxes on products > current US$
Taxation > Net taxes on products > current US$ (per capita)
Taxation > Net taxes on products > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Taxation > Other taxes > % of revenue
Taxation > Taxes on exports > % of tax revenue
Taxation > Taxes on goods and services > % of revenue
Taxation > Taxes on goods and services > % value added of industry and services
Taxation > Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of revenue
Taxation > Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of total taxes
Taxation > Tax payments > number
Taxation > Tax payments > number (per capita)
Taxation > Tax revenue > % of GDP
Taxation > Total tax rate > % of profit
Transportation > Air transport, freight > million tons per km
Transportation > Air transport, passengers carried
Transportation > Air transport, passengers carried (per capita)
Transportation > Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide
Transportation > Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide (per capita)
Transportation > Roads, paved > % of total roads
Transportation > Roads, total network > km

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Economy > Budget > Revenues (per capita)
Economy > Entrepreneurship > Starting a Business > Min. Capital (% GNI per capita)
Economy > GDP > Composition by sector > Services
Economy > Human Development Index
Economy > Income distribution > Poorest 20%
Economy > Net financial flows, others > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Official development assistance and official aid > current US$ (per capita)
Economy > Public and publicly guaranteed debt service > % of exports
Education > Literacy rates, aged 15-24
Education > Literacy rates, aged 15-24 > Men
Education > Literacy rates, aged 15-24 > Women
Education > School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary
Education > School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Female
Education > School life expectancy > Primary to tertiary > Male
Energy > Electricity > Gross inland availability (per capita)
Energy > Electricity > Total production, public (per capita)
Government > Procedures to build a warehouse > number
Health > Prevalence of undernourishment > % of population
Internet > ISP (per capita)
Media > Television broadcast stations
Military > Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita)
Transportation > Aircraft departures (per capita)

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Agriculture > Food production index
Economy > Aid per capita > current US$
Economy > GDP sector composition > Serv.
Economy > Income distribution > Poorest 10%
Economy > Tourism expenditures, international
Energy > Bagasse > Consumption by industry & construction
Energy > Bagasse > Consumption by other industries and construction
Energy > Electricity > Consumption by industry & construction
Energy > Electricity > Consumption by other consumers (per capita)
Energy > Electricity > Consumption by other industries and construction
Energy > Jet Fuel > Production from refineries
Energy > Jet Fuel > Total production
Energy > Naphtha > Production from refineries
Energy > Naphtha > Total production
Energy > Other Petroleum Products > Consumption by households and other consumers
Energy > Other Petroleum Products > Consumption by other consumers
Health > Smoking prevalence, females > % of adults
Immigration > Refugee population by country or territory of asylum (per capita)
Internet > ISP
Internet > Users
Internet > Users (per capita)
Labor > Economically active children, work only, female
Labor > Firing cost > weeks of wages
Military > Weapon holdings
Military > Weapon holdings (per capita)
Transportation > Railways > Total (per capita)

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Agriculture > Crop production index
Democracy > Presidential elections > Voting age population (per capita)
Economy > Cost of business start-up procedures > % of GNI per capita
Economy > Goods and services expense > % of expense
Economy > Portfolio investment, excluding LCFAR > BoP, current US$ (per capita)
Energy > Bagasse > Net inland availability
Environment > Ecological footprint
Health > Healthy life expectancy at birth, years > Females
Health > Healthy life expectancy at birth, years > Males
Health > Life expectancy at birth > Male
Labor > Economically active children, work only
People > Women > Contraceptive prevalence %

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Economy > Budget > Expenditures (per capita)
Economy > GDP > PPP (per capita)
Economy > GNI, Atlas method > current US$ (per $ GDP)
Economy > Portfolio investment, bonds > PPG + PNG > NFL, current US$
Economy > Transnational corporations > Affiliates (per capita)
Energy > Bagasse > Energy balance requirement
Energy > Bagasse > Gross inland availability
Energy > Bagasse > Production
Energy > Electricity > Conversion, transport & distribution losses (per capita)
Energy > Electricity > Gross production, public & self-producer (per capita)
Energy > Electricity > Hydro > Production (per capita)
Energy > Electricity > Net production (per capita)
Energy > Gas-diesel oils > Exports (per capita)
Energy > Naphtha > Production from refineries (per capita)
Energy > Naphtha > Total production (per capita)
Energy > Other Petroleum Products > Consumption by households and other consumers (per capita)
Energy > Other Petroleum Products > Consumption by other consumers (per capita)
Energy > White spirit/industrial spirit > Imports
Health > Incidence of tuberculosis > per 100,000 people
Health > Life expectancy at birth > Total population
Labor > Economically active children, work only, male
Language > Languages of the African Union > Illiteracy > Literacy rate
Media > Television broadcast stations (per capita)
People > Chinese population
Transportation > Airports > With paved runways > Total (per capita)

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Agriculture > Tractors (per capita)
Economy > Budget > Revenues
Economy > GDP > CIA Factbook (per capita)
Economy > Gross National Income (per capita)
Economy > Interest payments > % of expense
Economy > Net financial flows, RDB concessional > current US$
Economy > Tourism expenditures, international (per capita)
Education > Library books (per capita)
Energy > Bagasse > Consumption by industry & construction (per capita)
Energy > Bagasse > Consumption by other industries and construction (per capita)
Energy > Bagasse > Net inland availability (per capita)
Energy > Electricity > Hydro > Production > Public (per capita)
Energy > Motor Gasoline > Production from refineries
Energy > Motor Gasoline > Total production
Energy > Naphtha > Gross inland availability
Health > Life expectancy at birth, years > Males
Health > Life expectancy at birth, years > Total population
Health > Smoking prevalence, males > % of adults
Immigration > Net migration (per capita)
Military > Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita)
People > Sex ratio > 15-64 years
Transportation > Railways > Total (per $ GDP)
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