Demographics of Sierra Leone

Religions and Ethnicity
ReligionsMuslim 60%, Christian 10%, indigenous beliefs 30%
Ethnic groupsTemne 35%, Mende 31%, Limba 8%, Kono 5%, Kriole 2% (descendants of freed Jamaican slaves who were settled in the Freetown area in the late-18th century; also known as Krio), Mandingo 2%, Loko 2%, other 15% (includes refugees from Liberia's recent civil war, and small numbers of Europeans, Lebanese, Pakistanis, and Indians) (2008 census)
Demographics
Total fertility rate4.90 children born/woman (2012)
Diabetes prevalence3.79 % of population ages 20 to 79
GINI index35.4 42.5
Intentional homicides1.90 per 100,000 people (2012)3.20 per 100,000 people (2011)2.80 per 100,000 people (2010)
Intentional homicides of Sierra Leone
Total Population5.74 Million (2014)5.61 Million (2013)5.49 Million (2012)
Total Population of Sierra Leone
Population Growth2.33 % (2014)2.30 % (2013)2.28 % (2012)
Population Growth of Sierra Leone
Land per Capita0.01 Square kilometer per capita
Population density80.1 capita per square kilometer (2014)78.2 capita per square kilometer (2013)76.5 capita per square kilometer (2012)
Population density of Sierra Leone
Technology and Infrastructure
Vehicles per 1000 people9.33 per 1,000 people (2011)6.44 per 1,000 people (2010)6.31 per 1,000 people (2009)
Vehicles per 1000 people of Sierra Leone
Vehicles per km of road1.69 per km of road (2002)0.61 per km of road (2000)
Mobile cellular subscriptions44.1 per 100 people (2013)37.0 per 100 people (2012)36.4 per 100 people (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions of Sierra Leone
Internet users1.70 per 100 people (2013)1.30 per 100 people (2012)0.90 per 100 people (2011)
Internet users of Sierra Leone