• Capital: Dakar
  • Population: 15,129,273
  • Surface Area: 196,710 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU

Senegal, is a country located at Western Africa, it has an area of 196,710 Km2,

Senegal, with a population of 15,129,273 people, it is ranked at 72º position by population of 196 countries ant it has a moderate population density, 77 people per km2.

The capital is Dakar and its currency is West African CFA francs

Senegal is holding the 114 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2015 was 7,009 millions of euros7,777 millions of dollars, ( 56.92% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 463 € euros per inhabitant514$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Senegal, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.466 points in 2014, leaving it in 170th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit Senegal are business, you must know it's in the 147th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Senegal, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Senegal Economy
GDP Mill. € [+]201613,357M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]201614,785M.$
GDP per capita [+]2016883€
GDP per capita [+]2016977$
Debt [+]20157,009 M.€
Debt [+]20157,777 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201556.92%
Debt Per Capita [+]2015463 €
Debt Per Capita [+]2015514$
Deficit [+]2015-590 M.€
Deficit [+]2015-655 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-4.79%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20153,679.2
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,082.1
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2010546.9
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2010725.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201020.72%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.04%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015194.4
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015215.7
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20128.24%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201529.88%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015243€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015270$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201042€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201056$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201419€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201425$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201513€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201514$
Moody's Rating [+]04/13/2017Ba3
S&P Rating [+]12/18/2000B+
Corruption Index [+]201645
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016110º
Fragile States Index [+]201583.0
Innovation Ranking [+]2016106º
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015111º
Doing Business [+]2017147º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201442.94
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201450.0%
Exports [+]20152,282.2 M.€
Exports [+]20152,532.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201518.53%
Imports [+]20155,115.1 M.€
Imports [+]20155,675.2 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201541.53%
Trade balance [+]2015-2,833.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]2015-3,143.2 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-23.00%
Density [+]201577
Population [+]201515,129,273
Immigrant stock [+]2015263,242
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,613.9
% Immigrant [+]20151.74%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015205.7
HDI [+]20140.466
Global Peace Ranking [+]201670º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201682º
Birth Rate [+]201438.09‰
Fertility Rate [+]20145.09
Crude death rate [+]20146.21‰
Life expectancy [+]201466.37
Number of homicides [+]20121,087
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20127.9
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.60