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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]201613,357M.€chart265,726M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201614,785M.$chart294,132M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016857€chart4,753€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016948$chart5,261$2016GDP per capita [+]
1,315€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
73,500M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20157,009 M.€chart134,138 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20157,777 M.$chart148,477 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201556.92%chart50.47%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015463 €chart2,399 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015514$chart2,655$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-590 M.€chart-9,384 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-655 M.$chart-10,387 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-4.79%chart-3.53%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20153,679.2chart87,611.62016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,082.1chart96,977.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2010546.9chart16,011.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2010725.1chart21,292.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201020.72%chart19.11%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
11,184.22014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
4,938.41998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.04%chart14.23%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015194.4chart3,118.42015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015215.7chart3,462.02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20156.73%chart3.07%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201529.88%chart32.96%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015243€chart1,567€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015270$chart1,735$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201042€chart296€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201056$chart393$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201419€chart207€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201425$chart113$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201513€chart57€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201514$chart63$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]04/13/2017Ba3Baa306/09/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]12/18/2000B+BB+04/03/2017S&P Rating [+]
BB+06/01/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201645chart452016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016110ºchart49º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201583.0chart67.02015Fragile States Index [+]
20º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016106ºchart54º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
26.7%March 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
27.1%2016Q3Unemployment rate [+]
5,901 m.2016Q3Unemployed [+]
291.6 $2013NMW [+]
221.4 €2013NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015111ºchart92º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
14.453106/23/2017Euro / South African rands [+]
3.32%06/23/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
-15.6%May 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
7.00%03/18/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017147ºchart74º2017Doing Business [+]
599,0042016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201442.94chart177.302014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
14.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201450.0%chart41.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,385.3 M.€chart67,839.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,640.3 M.$chart75,091.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201617.86%chart25.53%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20164,948.9 M.€chart82,735.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20165,477.9 M.$chart91,580.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201637.05%chart31.14%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,563.6 M.€chart-14,896.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,837.6 M.$chart-16,489.2 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-19.19%chart-5.61%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201679chart462016Density [+]
Population [+]201615,589,000chart55,909,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015263,242chart3,142,5112015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,613.9chart825.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.74%chart5.71%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015205.7chart2,453.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015586,870chart841,1202015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.88%chart1.53%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.466chart0.6662014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201760ºchart123º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201682ºchart15º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
78º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.52‰chart20.42‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.03chart2.342015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.99‰chart12.41‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201566.80chart57.442015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20121,087chart17,8052014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20127.9chart33.02014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.54chart7.662015CO2 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