Agriculture, Value Added (As % of GDP) rose to 57.8% in Sierra Leone in 2015

Agriculture, Value Added (As % of GDP) (%)
Agriculture | Sierra Leone | July 15, 2018
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Value added of agriculture as a share of GDP reached 57.8 % in 2015 in Sierra Leone, according to Faostat. This is 2.03 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, value added of agriculture as a share of GDP in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 62.0 % in 1999 and an all time low of 29.6 % in 1969. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, value added of agriculture as a share of GDP in Burkina Faso amounted to 22.3 %, 20.9 % in Guinea, 41.7 % in Liberia and 40.8 % in Mali in 2015.

Sierra Leone has been ranked 1st within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of value added of agriculture as a share of GDP, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Agriculture, Value Added (As % of GDP) Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Algeria % 9.53 8.62 8.33 9.30 10.5
Burkina Faso % 22.8 23.2 21.6 22.6 22.9
Ghana % 31.8 29.8 25.3 23.0 21.9
Guinea % 25.9 22.0 22.1 20.5 20.2
Ivory Coast % 21.2 24.5 26.7 22.5 22.3
Liberia % 58.0 44.8 44.5 38.8 41.7
Mali % 38.9 40.6 39.3 42.3 40.8
Mauritania % 20.2 17.8 14.4 15.7 15.5
Niger % 39.2 40.9 38.3 39.4 37.2
Senegal % 17.3 17.7 15.7 16.7 17.5
Sierra Leone % 58.2 56.0 57.1 56.7 59.5