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GDP Mill. € [+]201510,362M.€chart13,357M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201511,497M.$chart14,785M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20154,214€chart857€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20154,676$chart948$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20164,145 M.€chart7,009 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,588 M.$chart7,777 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201642.07%chart56.92%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,649 €chart463 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,825$chart514$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-771 M.€chart-590 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-854 M.$chart-655 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-7.83%chart-4.79%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20163,877.7chart3,679.22015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,292.2chart4,082.12015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2010710.6chart546.92010Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2010942.0chart725.12010Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201026.19%chart20.72%2010Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.86%chart8.04%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015499.9chart194.42015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015554.7chart215.72015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201512.86%chart6.73%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201639.36%chart29.88%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,542€chart243€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,707$chart270$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2010324€chart42€2010Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2010429$chart56$2010Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014216€chart19€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014287$chart25$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015203€chart13€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015226$chart14$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]12/02/2016Baa3Ba304/13/2017Moody's Rating [+]
B+12/18/2000S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/21/2017BBB-
Corruption Index [+]201652chart452016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201685ºchart110º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201570.8chart83.02015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201693ºchart106º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]201594ºchart111º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Namibian dollars [+]05/26/201714.4764
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/26/2017-1.10%
Money Market
Key rates [+]04/14/20167.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017108ºchart147º2017Doing Business [+]
42.942014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201115.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201637.0%chart50.0%2014Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20163,972.1 M.€chart2,385.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20164,396.7 M.$chart2,640.3 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201535.38%chart17.86%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20165,799.8 M.€chart4,948.9 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20166,419.8 M.$chart5,477.9 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201566.51%chart37.05%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,827.8 M.€chart-2,563.6 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,023.1 M.$chart-2,837.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-31.13%chart-19.19%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20163chart792016Density [+]
Population [+]20162,514,000chart15,589,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201593,888chart263,2422015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20158.7chart1,613.92015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.82%chart1.74%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20158.6chart205.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015145,852chart586,8702015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.93%chart3.88%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.628chart0.4662014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201655ºchart70º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201614ºchart82º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201529.41‰chart37.52‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20153.47chart5.032015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.03‰chart5.99‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201564.92chart66.802015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012388chart1,0872012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201216.9chart7.92012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20141.52chart0.602014CO2 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