Sierra Leone has a population of 6 million people, and a land mass of 72 000 km2. Life expectancy is 49 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 499, the country is classified as a low income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 4.2%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 3.7 billion.
Sierra Leone is ranked at place 163 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Sierra Leone is ranked at place 130, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Sierra Leone in 2017 were NOK 3 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Sierra Leone at a value of 0 million.