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Sierra Leone

This nationally representative dataset shows people’s attitudes towards their country and how they use media and information. Scroll down to access our governance and media data.

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The datasets include:

Governance: data from 2014 that shows people’s views of national and local institutions, the extent to which they participate in civic life and how much they feel they can have a say in how the country is run.

Media: data from 2015 that shows how Sierra Leoneans use media and what their health communication needs are.

Key insights
50% of adults discuss politics frequently and 43% do so occasionally.
53% of those aged 65 years and above frequently participate in politics, compared with 20% of young people.
83% of people surveyed report having access to a mobile phone, whereas 81% have access to a radio.
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