Economy of Senegal

Imports
Imports commoditiesfood and beverages, capital goods, fuels
Import partnersFrance 16.2%, Nigeria 12.9%, India 6.3%, China 6.3%, UK 4.6% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesfish, groundnuts (peanuts), petroleum products, phosphates, cotton
Export partnersMali 14.4%, Switzerland 14.1%, India 11.9%, France 4.7%, Guinea 4.2% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productspeanuts, millet, corn, sorghum, rice, cotton, tomatoes, green vegetables; cattle, poultry, pigs; fish
Industrial productsagricultural and fish processing, phosphate mining, fertilizer production, petroleum refining; iron ore, zircon, and gold mining, construction materials, ship construction and repair
Economy
Unemployment9.90 % (2012)9.90 % (2011)9.90 % (2010)
Unemployment of Senegal
GDP - Official Exchange Rate15.4 Billion $ (2013)13.9 Billion $ (2012)14.4 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Senegal
GDP growth rate4.00 % (2013)3.50 % (2012)2.60 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Senegal
GDP per Capita (PPP)2,100 $ (2013)2,000 $ (2012)2,000 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Senegal
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity27.7 Billion $ (2013)26.3 Billion $ (2012)25.6 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Senegal
GDP PPP per land area141 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2013)134 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2012)130 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Senegal
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate0.25 % (2010)4.25 % (2009)4.75 % (2008)
Central bank discount rate of Senegal
Commercial bank prime lending rate13.8 % (2013)14.3 % (2012)14.5 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Senegal
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP14.9 % (2013)15.0 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP22.7 % (2013)22.9 % (2012)
Services % of GDP62.4 % (2013)62.1 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals1.00 Million (2011)900 Thousand (2010)810 Thousand (2009)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Senegal
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio7.92 % (2011)6.95 % (2010)6.44 % (2009)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Senegal
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)38.4 % of GDP (2013)38.8 % of GDP (2012)32.7 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Senegal
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)-7.94 % of GDP (2011)-4.55 % of GDP (2010)-6.66 % of GDP (2009)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Senegal
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI)35.1 % of GNI (2012)30.3 % of GNI (2011)30.7 % of GNI (2010)
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI) of Senegal
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt)2.88 % of total external debt (2012)0.48 % of total external debt (2009)6.91 % of total external debt (2008)
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt) of Senegal
Current Account Balance (Total)-1.29 Billion $ (2013)-1.62 Billion $ (2012)-1.69 Billion $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Senegal
External Debt (Total)4.38 Billion $ (2013)4.22 Billion $ (2012)4.07 Billion $ (2011)
External Debt (Total) of Senegal
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)28.5 % of GDP (2013)30.4 % of GDP (2012)28.2 % of GDP (2011)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Senegal
External Debt per Capita329 $ (2013)325 $ (2012)322 $ (2011)
External Debt per Capita of Senegal