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GDP Mill. € [+]201613,357M.€chart38,567M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201614,785M.$chart42,690M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016867€chart1,367€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016959$chart1,513$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20157,009 M.€chart24,083 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20157,777 M.$chart26,720 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201556.92%chart71.50%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015468 €chart873 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015519$chart969$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-590 M.€chart-1,786 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-655 M.$chart-1,981 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-4.79%chart-5.30%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20153,679.2chart8,297.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,082.1chart9,205.92015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014855.3chart1,795.92014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20141,136.2chart2,385.92014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201424.76%chart21.02%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.04%chart6.82%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016229.8chart146.22016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016254.3chart161.92016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20156.73%chart2.80%2011Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201529.88%chart24.63%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015246€chart301€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015273$chart334$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201459€chart67€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201478$chart88$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201419€chart23€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201426$chart30$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201615€chart5€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201617$chart6$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]04/13/2017Ba3
S&P Rating [+]12/18/2000B+B-10/24/2014S&P Rating [+]
B09/15/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201645chart432016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016110ºchart119º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201583.0chart71.92015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016106ºchart102º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
75.1 $2013NMW [+]
56.9 €2013NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015111ºchart82º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
5.277209/19/2017Euro / Ghana cedi [+]
36.48%09/20/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
12.3%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.0%July 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
21.00%07/24/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017147ºchart108º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201544.07chart32.272015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
17.50%01/01/2014Standard VAT [+]
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201450.0%chart25.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,385.3 M.€chart10,193.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,640.3 M.$chart11,283.5 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201617.86%chart26.43%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20164,948.9 M.€chart12,062.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20165,477.9 M.$chart13,351.9 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201637.05%chart31.28%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,563.6 M.€chart-1,868.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,837.6 M.$chart-2,068.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-19.19%chart-4.85%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201678chart1182016Density [+]
Population [+]201615,411,614chart28,206,7282016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015263,242chart399,4712015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,613.9chart2,100.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.76%chart1.45%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015205.7chart1,018.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015586,870chart801,7102015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.92%chart2.91%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.494chart0.5792015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201760ºchart43º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201682ºchart59º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
81º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.52‰chart32.26‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.03chart4.122015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.99‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201566.80chart61.492015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20151,105chart1,5372012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20157.3chart6.12012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.54chart0.542015CO2 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