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Causes of Poverty In Sierra Leone

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Introduction

CAUSES OF POVERTY IN SIERRA LEONE * Civil War of 11 years * Bad governance * There isn't a sustainable peace - it is threatened even now due to UN's focus switching to the neighbouring countries Guinea and Liberia * Weak national security * There is very less government spending for social services and purposes. ...read more.

Middle

for contageous, infectious diseases - this causes a decrease in the quality of living, whcih is linked to a decrease in the quality ow working due to illnesses * High population growth - no migrants; refugees are returning as well Average years of schooling of adults: 2.4 (2000) Duration of education - primary level: 6 (1998-2002) Duration of education - secondary level: 6 (1998-2002) ...read more.

Conclusion

(per capita): 1.74 per 1000 people Literacy - Definition: age 15 and over can read and write English, Mende, Temne, or Arabic Literacy - Female: 18.2% (1995 est.) Literacy - Male: 45.4% Literacy - Total population: 31.4% Pupils-teacher ratio - primary level: 43.7 (2000) Repitition rate - primary level: 2.8 (2000) School enrolment - secondary - Net: 26.45% (2000) Tertiary enrollment: 2.2 (2000) ...read more.

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