Broad Money (As % of GDP) fell to 0.236% in Sierra Leone in 2017

Broad Money (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Sierra Leone | May 17, 2019
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Broad money as a share of GDP reached 0.236 % in 2017 in Sierra Leone, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10.4 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, broad money as a share of GDP in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 0.294 % in 1983 and an all time low of 0.099 % in 1996. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, broad money as a share of GDP in Burkina Faso amounted to 0.469 % and 0.267 % in Mali in 2017.

Sierra Leone has been ranked 113th within the group of 121 countries we follow in terms of broad money as a share of GDP, 34 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Broad money is the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government, bank and traveller.

Broad Money (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Algeria % 0.681% 0.680% 0.717% 0.793% 0.820%
Burkina Faso % 0.290% 0.297% 0.318% 0.341% 0.404%
Ghana % 0.305% 0.304% 0.221% 0.241% 0.261%
Guinea % 0.272% 0.218% 0.229% 0.241% 0.270% ...
Ivory Coast % 0.375% 0.344% 0.339% 0.343% 0.361%
Liberia % 0.257% 0.223% 0.236% 0.218% 0.229% ...
Mali % 0.233% 0.259% 0.272% 0.266% 0.268%
Mauritania % 0.259% 0.028% 0.032% 0.033% 0.035% ...
Niger % 0.195% 0.219% 0.225% 0.262% 0.261%
Senegal % 0.288% 0.284% 0.298% 0.318% 0.353%
Sierra Leone % 0.216% 0.204% 0.175% 0.204% 0.242%