AFREC’s energy balance 2020 show that the total primary energy supply in Sierra Leone  was 3134.1 ktoe. Traditional biomass accounts for an estimated 85% of total energy used. Modern energy services, electricity, petroleum products, including LPG, and non-biomass renewable, represent only a small percentage of energy used. Overall, Sierra Leone imports more energy than it outputs and consumes more energy than it produces. There are no indigenous sources of coal or natural gas. There is no oil refinery in Sierra Leone. All petroleum products are currently imported.

Key Figures

7,81 M
Population (2019)
0,53 kus$
GDP/capita (2019)
17,15 GJ/capita
Energy Consumption/Pop. (2018)
3,13 Mtoe
Total Primary Energy Supply (2018)
2,68 Mtoe
Total Final Consumption (2018)
3,81 Mus$ 2010
GDP (2019)