Urban population reached 3.15 mil in 2017 in Sierra Leone, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.19 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 3.15 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.399 mil in 1960. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, urban population in Burkina Faso amounted to 5.52 mil, 4.55 mil in Guinea, 2.40 mil in Liberia and 7.71 mil in Mali in 2017.
Sierra Leone has been ranked 116th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.