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Sierra Leone

This nationally representative dataset shows people’s attitudes towards their country and how they use media and information. This has been analysed in this report. 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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