Senegal Senegal

Subscribe to our free email alert service

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

Senegal, with a population of 16,296,364 people, it is ranked at 70º position by population of 196 countries and it has a moderate population density, 83 people per km2.

It's capital is Dakar and its currency is West African CFA francs

Senegal is holding the 109 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2019 was 13,489 millions of euros (15,101 millions of dollars), ( 64.8% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 828€ euros per inhabitant927$ 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 0.512 points in 2019, leaving it in 168th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Senegal are business, you must know it's in the 141th 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

Dakar: Monthly Temp.
Dakar: Monthly Rainfall
Senegal Economy
Annual GDP [+]201920,819M.€
Annual GDP [+]201923,307M.$
GDP per capita [+]20191,278€
GDP per capita [+]20191,430$
Debt (M.€.) [+]201913,489
Debt (M.$.) [+]201915,101
Debt (%GDP) [+]201964.80%
Debt Per Capita [+]2019828€
Debt Per Capita [+]2019927$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2019-805
Deficit (M.$) [+]2019-902
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2019-3.87%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20195,057.4
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20195,661.7
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018911.0
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20181,075.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201821.53%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017161.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2017182.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20173.89%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019301.9
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2019338.0
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20196.30%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201924.29%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2019310€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2019347$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201857€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201868$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201710€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201712$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201919€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201921$
Moody's Rating [+]08/07/2020Ba3
S&P Rating [+]12/18/2000B+
Corruption Index [+]202045
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019114º
Fragile States Index [+]201879.6
Innovation Ranking [+]2018100º
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q43.2%
Unemployed [+]2017Q4126 m.
NMW [+]201993.9 $
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017128º
Doing Business [+]2019141º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20193,320
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20190.34
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201545.27
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201818.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202040.0%
Annual arrivals [+]20171,365,000
Exports [+]20203,581.7 M.€
Exports [+]20204,091.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201917.93%
Imports [+]20206,899.8 M.€
Imports [+]20207,881.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201934.94%
Trade balance [+]2020-3,318.2 M.€
Trade balance [+]2020-3,790.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2019-17.01%
Density [+]201983
Global Peace Ranking [+]202154º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20172,237.7
% Immigrant [+]20191.69%
% Emigrant [+]20193.94%
Birth Rate [+]201834.52‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017244.5
Crude death rate [+]20185.72‰
Fertility Rate [+]20184.63
Population [+]201916,296,364
Immigrant stock [+]2019275,239
Emigrant stock [+]2019642,654
HDI [+]20190.512
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202099º
Life expectancy [+]201867.67
Suicides [+]2015918
Suicide rate [+]20156.30
Number of homicides [+]201539
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.27
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20190.59
Consumption GWh [+]20183,842
Generation GWh [+]20184,514
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]09/23/20211,853
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]09/23/202173,706
Fully vaccinated [+]09/24/2021564,998
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]09/23/2021113.71
Doses administered [+]09/24/20211,784,832