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Gross debt in Sierra Leone

The government gross debt refers to the total of all sums of money that have to be paid to other countries, communities or institutions. On the other hand not included in the gross debt are the demands of a country to foreign ones.

The gross debt in Sierra Leone in the period from 1998 to 2020 was between 910.1 million and 3.0 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 3 billion US Dollar was reached in 2020.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in Sierra Leone a debt of 376 USD per person. For comparison: The average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 30,780 USD.


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Gross debt of the last 22 years in billion USD




YearSierra Leone totalSierra Leone per capitaEU per capita
19981.00 bn USD229 USD12,387 USD
19990.98 bn USD219 USD12,342 USD
20000.91 bn USD199 USD9,877 USD
20011.45 bn USD305 USD9,894 USD
20021.58 bn USD319 USD10,773 USD
20031.71 bn USD329 USD13,433 USD
20041.74 bn USD320 USD15,459 USD
20051.84 bn USD327 USD16,095 USD
20061.95 bn USD334 USD16,570 USD
20070.91 bn USD152 USD18,334 USD
20081.06 bn USD173 USD21,119 USD
20091.18 bn USD188 USD22,222 USD
20101.21 bn USD188 USD26,496 USD
20111.24 bn USD188 USD29,231 USD
20121.38 bn USD206 USD28,064 USD
20131.51 bn USD219 USD29,836 USD
20141.76 bn USD251 USD30,512 USD
20151.93 bn USD269 USD25,813 USD
20162.23 bn USD304 USD26,165 USD
20172.57 bn USD343 USD26,931 USD
20182.82 bn USD369 USD28,362 USD
20192.92 bn USD374 USD27,095 USD
20203.00 bn USD376 USD30,780 USD


Comparison of the gross debt per capita with the European Union in Euro



      Sierra Leone       European Union


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