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Liberia

Liberia ( (listen)), officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the West African coast. It is bordered by Sierra Leone to its northwest, Guinea to its north, Ivory Coast to its east, and the Atlantic Ocean to its south-southwest. It covers an area of 111,369 square kilometres (43,000 sq mi) and has a population of around 4,900,000. English is the official language, but over 20 indigenous languages are spoken, representing the numerous ethnic groups who make up more than 95% of the population. The country's capital and largest city is Monrovia. Liberia began as a settlement of the American Colonization Society (ACS), who believed black people would face better chances for freedom and prosperity in Africa than in the United States. The country declared its independence on July 26, 1847. The U.S. did not recognize Liberia's independence until February 5, 1862, during the American Civil War. Between January 7, 1822, and the American Civil War, more than 15,000 freed and free-born black people who faced legislated limits in the U.S., and 3,198 Afro-Caribbeans, relocated to the settlement. The settlers carried their culture and tradition with them. The Liberian constitution and flag were modeled after ... [More]
  • Last : 8,860.1
  • High : 9,412.6
  • Low : 8,846.3
  • Max Fluctuation : 104
  • Max Fluctuation % : 2.5%
  • Open : 9,325.1
  • Time : 19:59:10
  • Yesterday : 9,334.2
  • Change % : 5.35%
  • Change : 474.1
  • Last : 1,637.62
  • High : 1,654.99
  • Low : 1,625.1
  • Max Fluctuation : 7.32
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.49%
  • Open : 1,649.82
  • Time : 20:01:45
  • Yesterday : 1,649.67
  • Change % : 0.74%
  • Change : 12.05
  • Last : 49.99
  • High : 50.41
  • Low : 49.02
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.18
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.4%
  • Open : 49.81
  • Time : 20:01:21
  • Yesterday : 49.87
  • Change % : 0.24%
  • Change : 0.12
  • Last : 0.9234
  • High : 0.9234
  • Low : 0.9175
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.01
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.54%
  • Open : 0.9234
  • Time : 20:02:09
  • Yesterday : 0.9188
  • Change % : 0.5%
  • Change : 0.0046

Liberia Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
USD/LRD Ask 197.18 - 197.18 197.18 0.04 0.02% 2020/02/26 Time 15:07
EUR/LRD Ask 214.2371 - 214.2371 214.2371 0.38 0.18% 2020/02/26 Time 11:07
GBP/LRD Ask 256.0429 - 256.0429 256.0429 1.41 0.55% 2020/02/26 Time 7:07
LRD/USD Ask 0.0051 - 0.0051 0.0051 0.00 0.00% 2020/01/22 Time 19:35
LRD/GBP Ask 0.0039 - 0.0039 0.0039 0.00 0.00% 2020/01/18 Time 15:08

Liberia Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-33.00 19 Sep -54.1 -198 : 15.1 Monthly USD Million

Bank Lending Rate

12.40 19 Nov 12.4 12.1 : 20.3 Monthly %

CPI Transportation

0 19 Aug 741 99.64 : 748 Monthly

Cement Production

0 19 Sep 20816 225 : 43913 Monthly Tonnes

Central Bank Balance Sheet

0 19 Apr 122460941 62295326 : 137759003 Monthly LRD Thousand

Competitiveness Index

0 18 Dec 39.92 3.37 : 40.55 Yearly Points

Competitiveness Rank

0 18 Dec 130 111 : 132 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

496.68 19 Sep 492 99.7 : 497 Monthly points

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 32 21 : 41 Yearly Points

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 120 75 : 150 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

0 19 Aug 236 99.2 : 239 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 : Monthly

Currency

196.51 20 Feb 197 81.35 : 211 Daily

Current Account

0 19 Sep -188 -1069 : 246 Quarterly USD Million

Current Account to GDP

-22.40 18 Dec -22.7 -64.7 : 8.91 Yearly %

Deposit Interest Rate

3.85 16 Dec 4.05 3.03 : 11.5 Yearly %

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 174 144 : 180 Yearly

Exports

0 19 Sep 25 0 : 83.5 Monthly USD Million

External Debt

0 18 Sep 676 223 : 1682 Quarterly USD Million

Food Inflation

33.20 19 Sep 34.6 -4.24 : 39.24 Monthly %

GDP

3.25 18 Dec 3.29 0.13 : 3.29 Yearly USD Billion

GDP Annual Growth Rate

3.10 18 Dec 2.5 -51.03 : 106 Yearly %

GDP Constant Prices

0 19 Dec 932 710 : 1417 Yearly USD Million

GDP From Agriculture

0 19 Dec 243 214 : 398 Yearly USD Million

GDP From Manufacturing

0 19 Dec 62 56 : 85.1 Yearly USD Million

GDP From Mining

0 19 Dec 109 11.3 : 201 Yearly USD Million

GDP From Services

0 19 Dec 435 343 : 612 Yearly USD Million

GDP Per Capita Ppp

1161.20 18 Dec 1176 247 : 1325 Yearly USD

GDP per capita

541.30 18 Dec 548 116 : 1683 Yearly USD

Government Budget

-3.90 18 Dec -7.9 -9.4 : 3.8 Yearly %

Government Debt to GDP

32.00 18 Dec 28.8 17.8 : 721 Yearly %

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 759 200 : 43914 Quarterly

Imports

0 19 Sep 79.1 3.4 : 219 Monthly USD Million

Inflation Rate

30.90 19 Sep 31.3 -5.69 : 31.3 Monthly %

Inflation Rate Mom

1.00 19 Sep 3.3 -6.2 : 7.5 Monthly %

Interest Rate

30.00 19 Dec 30 4 : 30 Daily %

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 4104 212 : 4375 Quarterly

Military Expenditure

13.00 18 Dec 15.3 5.2 : 17.5 Yearly

Money Supply M1

0 19 Sep 74449 13811 : 77297 Quarterly LRD Million

Money Supply M2

0 19 Sep 115122 19310 : 115122 Quarterly LRD Million

Population

4.82 18 Dec 4.7 1.12 : 4.82 Yearly Million

Remittances

0 19 Sep 26.4 22.94 : 175 Monthly USD Million

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 0.21 0 : 3.01 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

2.00 19 Dec 2 2 : 15.9 Yearly %
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -33.00 -48.91 -48.9 -48.92 -48.93 -48.9 USD Million
Bank Lending Rate 12.40 12 12 12 12 12 %
Consumer Price Index Cpi 496.68 588 656 646 521 788 points
Currency 196.51 197 198 200 196 203
Current Account to GDP -22.40 -22.8 -22.8 -22.8 -22.8 -21.2 %
Deposit Interest Rate 3.85 3.95 3.45 3.45 3.95 2.45 %
Food Inflation 33.20 24 22 20 27 15 %
GDP 3.25 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.35 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.10 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.8 %
GDP Per Capita Ppp 1161.20 1250 1250 1250 1250 1300 USD
GDP per capita 541.30 550 550 550 550 565 USD
Government Budget -3.90 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -4 %
Government Debt to GDP 32.00 28 28 28 28 27 %
Inflation Rate 30.90 28 32 30 27 22 %
Inflation Rate Mom 1.00 2 1.8 3 -0.3 2.8 %
Interest Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 15 %
Military Expenditure 13.00 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 15.6
Population 4.82 5.15 5.15 5.06 5.15 5.18 Million
Unemployment Rate 2.00 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.8 %