Sierra Leone

The Poorest Countries in the World – Focus Economics

Sierra Leone has a struggling economy, it is one of the poorest countries in the world, located on the Western Coast of West Africa. Over 71% of the world’s poorest children reside in Sub-Saharan Africa, and in Sierra Leone, the statistics about poverty, in particular child poverty, are particularly stark, and are headed in the wrong direction for ensuring family stability.

Sierra Leone: Projected GDP per capita of USD 532 in 2026, according to Focus Economics. Over the next several years, growth is seen only slightly above the average for Sub-Saharan Africa, leaving Sierra Leone as the third poorest country in the world in 2026.

Focus Economics – Sept. 2023 – Read the full article