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Sierra Leone

Capital
Freetown
First surveyed in
2012
Population
7.977 million

Sierra Leone has completed surveys with Afrobarometer in 2012, 2015, 2018 and 2020. Surveys are conducted in English, Krio Mende, Temne and Limba. The national partner is the Institute for Governance Reform (IGR).

Key stats

71 %
of Sierra Leoneans say they discuss political matters with friends and family members “occasionally" or "frequently”.
76 %
of Sierra Leoneans prefer democracy to any other form of government.
59 %
of Sierra Leoneans think that women are "often" or "always" treated unequally by traditional leaders.

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