Health outcomes in Sierra Leone

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Sierra Leone in 2017 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Sierra Leone Africa World
Life expectancy, in years 52.21 62.54 71.86
Birth rate per 1000 people 34.44 33.23 20.78
Death rate per 1000 people 12.51 8.65 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 4.36 4.36 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 1.4 4.7 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 301 227.49 111.24


Health spending in Sierra Leone

In the second table we see the health spending in Sierra Leone as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Sierra Leone is 86.31 USD. The country spends 16.53 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Sierra Leone Africa World
Health spending per capita 86.31 121.13 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 16.53 5.91 6.64

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