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 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%