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Senegal  

  • Capital: Dakar
  • Population: 15,411,614
  • 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 15,411,614 people, it is ranked at 71º position by population of 195 countries ant it has a moderate population density, 78 people per km2.

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

Senegal is holding the 116 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 8,055 millions of euros8,916 millions of dollars, ( 60.57% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 523€ euros per inhabitant579$ 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 0.494 points in 2015, leaving it in 161th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit Senegal are business, you must know it's in the 140th 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
Government
GDP Mill. € [+]201613,295M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]201614,716M.$
GDP per capita [+]2016863€
GDP per capita [+]2016955$
Debt [+]20168,055
Debt [+]20168,916
Debt (%GDP) [+]201660.57%
Debt Per Capita [+]2016523€
Debt Per Capita [+]2016579$
Deficit [+]2016-563
Deficit [+]2016-623
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-4.23%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20164,122.4
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,563.1
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014853.6
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20141,134.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201424.76%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.04%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016228.7
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016253.2
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20156.73%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201631.00%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016267€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016296$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201458€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201477$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201419€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201425$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201615€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201616$
Moody's Rating [+]04/13/2017Ba3
S&P Rating [+]12/18/2000B+
Corruption Index [+]201645
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017106º
Fragile States Index [+]201583.0
Innovation Ranking [+]2016106º
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015111º
Business
Doing Business [+]2018140º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201543.62
Taxes
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201450.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20162,385.3 M.€
Exports [+]20162,640.3 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201617.94%
Imports [+]20164,948.9 M.€
Imports [+]20165,477.9 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201637.22%
Trade balance [+]2016-2,563.6 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-2,837.6 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-19.28%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201678
Population [+]201615,411,614
Immigrant stock [+]2015263,242
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20162,015.9
% Immigrant [+]20151.74%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016230.7
Emigrant stock [+]2015586,870
% Emigrant [+]20153.88%
HDI [+]20150.494
Global Peace Ranking [+]201760º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201682º
Birth Rate [+]201536.21‰
Fertility Rate [+]20154.84
Crude death rate [+]20156.07‰
Life expectancy [+]201566.66
Number of homicides [+]20151,105
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20157.30
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.54