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GDP Mill.$ [+]201516,718M.$chart13,665M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201515,130M.€chart12,265M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201550,277$chart903$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201545,700€chart811€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q212,867€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q24,279M.€
Debt [+]201510,183 M.€chart6,998 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]201511,299 M.$chart7,765 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201567.59%chart56.83%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201533,983$chart513$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201530,624 €chart463 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-126 M.€chart-590 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-140 M.$chart-655 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-0.80%chart-4.79%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20156,489.8chart3,679.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20157,200.4chart4,082.22015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20111,031.9chart725.12010Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2011741.8chart545.02010Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201115.42%chart20.72%2010Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20151,191.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.73%chart8.04%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201217.5chart215.72015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201213.6chart193.62015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20120.36%chart8.24%2012Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201542.90%chart29.88%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201521,654$chart270$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201519,516€chart243€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20113,229$chart56$2010Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,322€chart42€2010Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,619$chart25$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
19€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201254$chart14$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201242€chart13€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/01/2016A3B106/03/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]01/13/2017A-B+12/18/2000S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]01/13/2017BBB+
Corruption Index [+]201678chart452016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201629ºchart110º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201523.4chart83.02015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201696º
Innovation Ranking [+]201613ºchart106º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q35 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201520ºchart111º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Unemployment Rate [+]December 20162.8%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q32.6%
Average Wage [+]201556,427$
Average Wage [+]201550,858€
Markets
Euro / Icelandic kronas [+]02/22/2017115.8000
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/21/20176.58%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20161.9%
HICP [+]January 2017-0.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/14/20165.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201720ºchart147º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014783.86chart42.942014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 201718,527
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 201662.27
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201524.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201544.4%
Trade
Exports [+]20163,960.0 M.€chart2,282.2 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20154,745.3 M.$chart2,532.0 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201527.75%chart18.61%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20164,486.0 M.€chart5,115.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20155,294.6 M.$chart5,675.2 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.12%chart41.70%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-526.0 M.€chart-2,833.0 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-549.3 M.$chart-3,143.2 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20150.62%chart-23.10%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015190.6chart1,613.92015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015126.5chart205.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.60‰chart6.21‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]20159.6%
Density [+]20153chart772015Density [+]
Population [+]2015332,529chart15,129,2732015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201537,522chart263,2422015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.899chart0.4662014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016chart70º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart82º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201512.50‰chart38.09‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.93chart5.092014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201482.90chart66.372014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20114.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20111.60‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20130.3chart7.92012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]20131chart1,0872012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201411.55chart0.602014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Dakar
  • Population: 15,129,273
  • Surface Area: 196,710 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU