Facts and stats about Liberia

3.99 million

Population. Ranked 127th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 173th in 2012.


Guinea 563 km, Cote d'Ivoire 716 km, Sierra Leone 306 km
Largest city Monrovia - 1,000,000
Capital city Monrovia - 1,000,000
Major language English, 29 African languages belonging to the Mande, Kwa or Mel linguistic groups
Major religion Christianity, Islam, indigenous beliefs
Monetary unit Liberian dollar
Alternative names Liberia, Republic of Liberia
Groups Christian countries, Hot countries, Least Developed Countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, World

Interesting observations about Liberia

  • Liberia ranked first for GDP > composition by sector > agriculture amongst Hot countries in 2012.
  • Liberia ranked first for GDP > composition, by end use > household consumption amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Liberia ranked second for GDP > composition, by sector of origin > agriculture globally in 2013.
  • Liberia ranked first for trade > exports > per $ GDP amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2006.
  • Liberia has ranked last for public debt since 2011.