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GDP Mill. € [+]20169,276M.€chart13,357M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201610,267M.$chart14,785M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,741€chart867€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,140$chart959$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20164,145 M.€chart7,009 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,588 M.$chart7,777 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201642.07%chart56.92%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,672 €chart468 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,742$chart519$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-771 M.€chart-590 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-854 M.$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.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2010710.5chart855.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2010941.9chart1,136.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201026.19%chart24.76%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.86%chart8.04%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016411.9chart229.82016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016456.0chart254.32016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201512.53%chart6.73%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201639.36%chart29.88%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,564€chart246€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,731$chart273$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2010327€chart59€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2010433$chart78$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014219€chart19€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014291$chart26$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016166€chart15€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016184$chart17$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/11/2017Ba1Ba304/13/2017Moody's Rating [+]
B+12/18/2000S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]06/19/2017BBB-
Corruption Index [+]201652chart452016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201685ºchart110º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201570.8chart83.02015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201693ºchart106º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]201594ºchart111º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Namibian dollars [+]08/21/201715.4928
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]08/21/20175.29%
Money Market
Key rates [+]08/17/20176.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017108ºchart147º2017Doing Business [+]
43.312014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201115.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201637.0%chart50.0%2014Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20163,972.1 M.€chart2,385.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20164,396.7 M.$chart2,640.3 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201642.82%chart17.86%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20165,799.8 M.€chart4,948.9 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20166,419.8 M.$chart5,477.9 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201662.53%chart37.05%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,827.8 M.€chart-2,563.6 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,023.1 M.$chart-2,837.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-19.70%chart-19.19%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20163chart782016Density [+]
Population [+]20162,479,713chart15,411,6142016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201593,888chart263,2422015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20158.7chart1,613.92015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.87%chart1.76%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20158.6chart205.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015145,852chart586,8702015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.01%chart3.92%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.640chart0.4942015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201750ºchart60º2017Global 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 [+]2012388chart1,1052015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201216.9chart7.32015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.50chart0.542015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Dakar
  • Population: 15,411,614
  • Surface Area: 196,710 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU