Skilled and Cost-Effective Workforce

upward trend chartSierra Leone is expected to have a forecasted labor force of 3m persons by 20241

graduate studentSierra Leone has approximately 1.3m students in secondary education and 660,000 students in Tertiary education2

leonesThe minimum monthly wage rate was changed in 2014 to 500,000 Sierra Leonean Leones per month or USD $48 as of 2021

1: International Labour Organization: ILOSTAT Database, 2020 – link
2: UNESCO, Institute for Statistics, 2021 - link

Sierra Leone is highly competitive in salaries among its African peers

skilled worker

Sierra Leone is between 50-70% more cost effective than its peers in professions such as unskilled and skilled production operatives

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Source:fDi Benchmark, a service from fDi Intelligence Financial Times Limited

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