According to GlobalData, Sierra Leone is the world’s eighth-largest producer of diamonds, with output of 899kct in 2022, up by 7% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Sierra Leone increased by a CAGR of 31% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 2% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Global Diamond Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.
Sierra Leone accounts for 0.76% of global production, with the other largest producers being Russia (31%), Botswana (21%), Canada (14%) and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (12%).
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