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Senegal

CABRI member since: 2009
Region: West Africa
Currency: CFA Franc (XOF)
Population: 15.0 million
Capital: Dakar
Finance minister: Amadou Ba
Ministry website: www.finances.gouv.sn
Fiscal year: January-December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current XOF[billions]) 6,783.02 7,263.16 7,338.23 7,583.17 8,077.88
GDP (%) 5,073.45 5,301.56 5,492.26 5,730.43 6,102.05
GDP growth (%) 1.85 4.5 3.6 4.34 6.49
GDP per capita (current XOF) 380,583.04 386,352.64 388,835.81 394,127.11 407,717.63
GDP per capita (%) 508,825.28 529,304.77 519,524.84 521,554.76 539,736.12
Inflation (CPI) (%) 3.4 1.42 0.71 -1.08 0.11
General government revenue (% of GDP) 22.68 23.32 22.61 24.76 25.09
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 28.78 28.52 28.13 29.78 29.88
Budget balance (% of GDP) -6.1 -5.2 -5.52 -5.02 -4.79
Primary balance (% of GDP) -4.57 -3.71 -3.98 -3.29 -2.81
General government debt (% of GDP) 40.69 42.82 46.94 54.25 56.83