Population of Cities in Sierra Leone (2022)

Sierra Leone is home to about 8.07 million people, making it the world's 103rd-most populous country. Sierra Leone's most populous city is Freetown, with 1.06 million people, and the only city with over 1 million people. Freetown is also the nation's capital and major urban, financial, cultural, political, and educational center. Sierra Leone's second-most populous city is Bo, home to 233,684 people, followed by Kenema, home to 200,354 people. Freetown, Bo, and Kenema are Sierra Leone's three most ethnically and religiously diverse cities. Two other cities have populations of over 100,000: Koidu and Makeni, both with about 124,600 people each.

Sierra Leone's population is currently growing at a rate of 2.1% annually, with an estimated urbanization rate of 2.9%. Its population is becoming increasingly urban as more people migrate to the country's cities. About 42.48% of Sierra Leone's population lives in cities and urban areas, about a 4% increase from 2009 when it was 38.47%.

Sierra Leone has 0 cities with more than a million people, 4 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 17 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Sierra Leone is Freetown, with a population of people.

Name 2022 Population
Freetown802,639
Bo174,354
Kenema143,137
Koidu124,662
Makeni87,679
Waterloo55,000
Lunsar22,461
Port Loko21,308
Goderich19,209
Kabala17,948
Segbwema16,532
Bumpe16,123
Magburaka14,915
Kailahun14,085
Binkolo13,867
Yengema13,358
Rokupr12,744
Gandorhun12,288
Gandorhun12,288
Kambia11,520
Bonthe10,206
Pendembu8,780
Blama8,146
Kamakwie8,098
Panguma7,965
Pujehun7,926
Kukuna7,676
Barma7,529
Boajibu7,384
Bunumbu7,355
Sumbuya7,074
Baoma7,044
Moyamba6,700
Mambolo6,624
Tombodu5,985
Daru5,958
Foindu5,868
Masingbi5,644
Motema5,474
Bomi5,463
Tintafor5,460
Buedu5,412
Mamboma5,201
Kassiri5,161
Hastings5,121
Hangha5,007
Potoru4,937
Rotifunk4,858
Zimmi4,796
Koribundu4,617
Pepel4,462
Serabu4,261
Manowa4,214
Gbewebu4,122
Palima4,116
Gorahun4,089
Tombu4,005
Baiima3,771
Wima3,691
Masoyila3,658
Yonibana3,589
Makali3,550
Tefeya3,544
Tongole3,492
Sawkta3,452
Largo3,441
Mobai3,441
Loma3,435
Giehun3,350
Mange3,339
Bumbuna3,222
Masaka3,219
Bindi3,188
Alikalia3,138
Jojoima3,136
Konakridee3,104
Gberia Fotombu3,034
Mogbwemo2,900
Giehun2,845
Koyima2,705
Simbakoro2,514
Seidu2,243
Kayima1,881
Kent1,804

Population of All Cities in Sierra Leone

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