household debts in Sierra Leone

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. 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 2021 was between 910.1 million and 3.2 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at three billion US Dollar was reached in 2021.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 381 USD per person. For comparison, the average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 33,695 USD.

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Gross debt of the last 23 years in billion USD

YearSierra Leone totalSierra Leone per capitaEU per capita
19981.00 bn USD229 USD14,079 USD
19990.98 bn USD219 USD14,032 USD
20000.91 bn USD199 USD11,232 USD
20011.45 bn USD305 USD11,255 USD
20021.58 bn USD319 USD12,258 USD
20031.71 bn USD329 USD15,286 USD
20041.74 bn USD320 USD17,595 USD
20051.84 bn USD327 USD18,327 USD
20061.95 bn USD334 USD18,877 USD
20070.91 bn USD152 USD20,898 USD
20081.34 bn USD218 USD24,086 USD
20091.18 bn USD188 USD25,361 USD
20101.21 bn USD188 USD26,496 USD
20111.24 bn USD188 USD29,231 USD
20121.38 bn USD206 USD28,174 USD
20131.51 bn USD219 USD29,981 USD
20141.76 bn USD251 USD30,648 USD
20152.01 bn USD275 USD25,918 USD
20162.23 bn USD298 USD26,261 USD
20172.57 bn USD335 USD27,024 USD
20182.82 bn USD359 USD28,448 USD
20192.95 bn USD367 USD27,168 USD
20203.10 bn USD377 USD30,783 USD
20213.20 bn USD381 USD33,695 USD

Comparison of gross debt per capita with the European Union in U.S. dollars

      Sierra Leone       European Union

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