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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%)
  • Government
  • National statistics office
  • Population:7,650,154 (2018)
  • Area:72,180
  • GDP, bln. current US$:4
  • Health expenditure, % of GDP:13.4 (2017)
  • GDP per capita, current US$:534
  • Health Expenditure / capita, US$:66 (2017)
  • Life expectancy:54.3 (2018)
  • Under 5 deaths / 1000 live births:105 (2018)
  • OoP health expenditure, %THE:50.4 (2017)

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