COUNTRY PROFILE

COUNTRY
REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL
REGION
WEST AFRICA
CAPITAL CITY
DAKAR
POPULATION
14.6 MIL
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
FRENCH
CURRENCY
CFA FRANC (XOF)


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ECONOMIC INDICATORS

GDP
15.6
BILLION US$
GDP (PER CAPITA)
809
US$
GDP GROWTH
5.2%
INFLATION CONSUMER PRICES
1.5%
CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE
1.6
BILLION US$
UNEMPLOYMENT
25.7%
LENDING INTEREST RATE
3.5%
EXPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES
27.2%
OF GDP
IMPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES
46.9%
OF GDP
TAX REVENUE
24.9%
OF GDP

POLITICAL STRUCTURE

HEAD OF STATE

MACKY SALL

EXECUTIVE ELECTIONS

EXPECTED
2019

LEGISLATIVE STRUCTURE

UNICAMERAL LEGISLATIVE

LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS

EXPECTED
2017

GDP PROFILE

AGRICULTURE
17.2%
INDUSTRY
24%
SERVICES
58.8%

EXPORTS

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
36.3%
FUELS & MINING PRODUCTS
20.9%
MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS
30.2%

EASE OF DOING BUSINESS RANKING

2015

2014

STARTING A BUSINESS

90

133

DEALING WITH CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

151

149

REGISTERING PROPERTY

167

181

2015

2014

PROTECTING INVESTORS

122

153

PAYING TAXES

183

181

ENFORCING CONTRACTS

142

146

ADDITIONAL INSIGHT

STOCK EXCHANGE CAPITALIZATION

US $ 4.7 BILLION

NET OFFICIAL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE

US $ 1.08 BILLION

URBAN POPULATION (% OF TOTAL)

42.8%

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

US $ 338 MILLION

INTERNET PENETRATION RATE

19.2%

MOBILE PHONE SUBSCRIPTION RATE

83.5%

TOTAL OIL PRODUCTION

CURRENTLY EXPORING

GLOBAL TERRORISM INDEX

36 * 1 IS MOST TERRORISM. 116 IS LEAST

MO IBRAHIM GOOD GOVERNANCE RATING

10 * 1 IS BEST GOVERNANCE. 52 IS WORST GOVERNANCE

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SOURCES
TRADING ECONOMICS INDICATORS
CIA WORLD FACT BOOK
IBRAHIM INDEX OF AFRICAN GOVERNANCE
WORLD BANK DOING BUSINESS 2015
WORLD BANK 2013/2014
WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION TRADE REPORTS