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Republic of Sierra Leone

Capital CurrencyGovernment system
Freetown Leone (SLL) Presidential system
Official languageRegion Population
English Africa Census 2021 - 8.203.697

Country map - Administrative structure - Population density of Sierra Leone

Map Sierra Leone - Administrative division - Population density 2021

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Statistical Data - Population density according to the administrative structure

The population data in the table below is the census data from 2021, last available data.

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District ISO
3 Capital Area
Population Density
Total       8.203.697 112,0
Last update: 17/01/2023 - 02:14:58
Eastern SL-E Kenema 15.676 1.939.122 123,7
North Western SL-NW Port Loko 13.527 1.186.050 87,7
Northern SL-N Makeni 22.538 1.316.831 58,4
Southern SL-S Bo 20.201 1.830.881 90,6
Western SL-W Freetown 1.310 1.930.813 1.473,9


The districts are divided into municipalities, the data of which are shown in the table below.

Municipality ISO
Province Capital Area
Population Density
Total       73.252 8.203.697 112,0
Last update: 17/01/2023 - 02:14:58
Bo SL-BO Southern Bo 5.463 756.975 138,6
Bombali SL-NB Northern Makeni 3.876 387.236 99,9
Bonthe SL-SN Southern Mattru Jong 3.547 297.561 83,9
Falaba n. D. Northern Bendugu 7.423 166.205 22,4
Kailahun SL-EL Eastern Kailahun 3.940 545.947 138,6
Kambia SL-KM North Western Kambia 3.031 367.699 121,3
Karene n. D. North Western Kamakwie 5.828 290.313 49,8
Kenema SL-EK Eastern Kenema 6.345 772.472 121,7
Koinadugu SL-ND Northern Kabala 4.951 206.133 41,6
Kono SL-KN Eastern Koidu Town 5.391 620.703 115,1
Moyamba SL-SM Southern Moyamba 7.012 346.771 49,5
Port Loko SL-NP North Western Port Loko 4.668 528.038 113,1
Pujehun SL-PU Southern Pujehun 4.179 429.574 102,8
Tonkolili SL-NT Northern Magburaka 6.288 557.257 88,6
Western Area Rural SL-WR Western Waterloo 614 662.056 1.078,3
Western Area Urban SL-WU Western Freetown 696 1.268.757 1.822,9



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International Border disputes

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Guinea - Liberia




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List of international
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thematical maps

  • Poulation density for 2021


Country data

Official Web-Portal

National Law

National Statistical Office of Sierra Leone

National Media

National Holydays
in German


Diplomatic Relations

German Ministry
of Foreign Affairs

Spanish Foreign Ministry


CIA - World Factbook

International data


UN-Population Fund

IOM - International Organization
for Migration

UN Refugee Agency

World Health Organisation


UN Children´s Fund


World Bank

Monetary Fund

Development cooperation



Special data

FAO - Statistics

FAO - Country Profile

UN Environment

Alternative Energy

Meteorology and Hydrology

Human Development Index

Disaster/Risk data

Amnesty International

Human Rights Watch

INTERPOL Sierra Leone

Global Terrorism Database


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