Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for Sierra Leone (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 2020, Sierra Leone received from exports of goods and services, the equivalent of 15.09% of its gross domestic product (GDP), a decrease of 3.16 points compared to 2019; and spent on imports of goods and services, the equivalent of 36.47% of its GDP, a decrease of 1.47 points compared to 2019.

The World Bank defines exports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world" , and defines imports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world".

The interactive chart and table below shows the imports and exports of goods and services of Sierra Leone as a percentage of GDP for 1964-2020.

See also: Imports and Exports of Sierra Leone in Current US$.

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for Sierra Leone (% GDP)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods & Services for Sierra Leone (% GDP)
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Year Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
1964 29.52 29.08
1965 31.28 28.87
1966 31.62 27.78
1967 31.31 27.08
1968 26.85 23.68
1969 25.19 27.63
1970 29.28 31.02
1971 32.39 31.27
1972 29.03 27.77
1973 23.4 24.64
1974 26.13 24.1
1975 34.47 25.11
1976 28.93 21.54
1977 26.73 19.72
1978 24.01 19.82
1979 27.09 19.91
1980 38.22 22.87
1981 39.74 23.02
1982 25.93 15.76
1983 22.04 11.07
1984 12.41 10.63
1985 16.61 14.82
1986 15.01 11.92
1987 23.19 31.96
1988 14.39 28.73
1989 17.67 23.92
1990 34 34.69
1991 29 31.25
1992 32.9 31.59
1993 28.58 24.28
1994 25.65 29.51
1995 26.44 18.59
1996 32.15 17.45
1997 15.08 13.2
1998 21.27 14.06
1999 19.92 13.83
2000 39.4 18.14
2001 27.58 7.84
2002 29.84 8.55
2003 31.99 13.92
2004 29.12 16.47
2005 29.3 17.57
2006 25.05 16.86
2007 24.69 15.6
2008 25.69 13.52
2009 27.94 13.5
2010 34.48 16.8
2011 64.45 16.27
2012 60.37 32.91
2013 58.83 28.63
2014 52.43 30.76
2015 47.44 19.36
2016 54.5 24.91
2017 48.3 26.19
2018 39.23 17.47
2019 37.94 18.25
2020 36.47 15.09