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Table 1 Basic demographic, economic and health indicators comparing the three countries

From: Never again? Challenges in transforming the health workforce landscape in post-Ebola West Africa

  Guinea Liberia Sierra Leone
Total population (thousands) 12 717 4732 7557
GDP per capita 2017 (US$) 824 545 463
GDP growth rates (annual %) 10.6 2.5 4.2
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births) 66 59 94
Under-five mortality rate (per 1000 live births) 102 80 134
  1. Source: compiled by authors from the World Bank Indicators 2017 https://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=2&series=NY.GDP.MKTP.CD&country=#