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GDP Mill. € [+]201557,498M.€chart13,357M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201563,794M.$chart14,785M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20153,518€chart857€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20153,903$chart948$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201513,911 M.€chart7,009 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]201515,434 M.$chart7,777 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201524.20%chart56.92%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015851 €chart463 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015944$chart514$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-825 M.€chart-590 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-915 M.$chart-655 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.44%chart-4.79%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20157,051.0chart3,679.22015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20157,823.1chart4,082.12015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20131,152.5chart546.92010Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,530.6chart725.12010Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201320.64%chart20.72%2010Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201417.83%chart8.04%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015247.3chart194.42015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015274.4chart215.72015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20133.62%chart6.73%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201512.26%chart29.88%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015431€chart243€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015479$chart270$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201373€chart42€2010Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201398$chart56$2010Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201464€chart19€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201486$chart25$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201515€chart13€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201517$chart14$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/30/2016Ba1Ba304/13/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]07/17/2006BBB+12/18/2000S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/19/2017BB
Corruption Index [+]201628chart452016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201678ºchart110º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201580.4chart83.02015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201641º
Innovation Ranking [+]201697ºchart106º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q23.1%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4163 m.
NMW [+]2013302.7 $
NMW [+]2013229.4 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201586ºchart111º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20164.7%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/01/20153.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201788ºchart147º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014110.31chart42.942014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200612.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]20167.0%chart50.0%2014Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20169,454.6 M.€chart2,385.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201610,465.3 M.$chart2,640.3 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201516.74%chart17.86%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201615,355.8 M.€chart4,948.9 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201616,997.3 M.$chart5,477.9 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.65%chart37.05%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,901.2 M.€chart-2,563.6 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-6,532.0 M.$chart-2,837.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-10.91%chart-19.19%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016153chart792016Density [+]
Population [+]201616,673,000chart15,589,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201576,352chart263,2422015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20156,587.5chart1,613.92015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.47%chart1.74%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015162.0chart205.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,017,517chart586,8702015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.23%chart3.88%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.627chart0.4662014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017117ºchart60º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016105ºchart82º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201559º
Birth Rate [+]201526.75‰chart37.52‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20153.16chart5.032015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.34‰chart5.99‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201571.96chart66.802015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20144,998chart1,1052015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201431.2chart7.32015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.89chart0.542015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Dakar
  • Population: 15,589,000
  • Surface Area: 196,710 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU