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1) Natural geography
 

Area > Comparative
slightly smaller than South Dakota
Area > Comparative to US places
slightly smaller than South Dakota
Area > Land 192,000 sq km [85th of 238]
Area > Land (per capita) 14.938 sq km per 1,000 people [100th of 227]
Area > Total 196,190 sq km [92nd of 250]
Area > Total (per capita) 15.264 sq km per 1,000 people [102nd of 231]
Area > Water 4,190 sq km [68th of 239]
Area > Water (per capita) 325.987 sq km per million people [64th of 225]
Capital city with population Dakar - 1,729,823
Climate
tropical; hot, humid; rainy season (May to November) has strong southeast winds; dry season (December to April) dominated by hot, dry, harmattan wind
Coastline 531 km [113rd of 271]
Elevation extremes > Highest point
unnamed feature near Nepen Diakha 581 m
Elevation extremes > Lowest point Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Forested Land 32.2% [72nd of 193]
Geographic coordinates 14 00 N, 14 00 W
Geography > Note
westernmost country on the African continent; The Gambia is almost an enclave within Senegal
Irrigated land 1,200 sq km [87th of 196]
Irrigated land (per capita) 107.926 sq km per million people [111st of 167]
Land area > sq. km 192,530 km² [85th of 206]
Land area > sq. km (per capita) 16.515 km² per 1,000 people [84th of 206]
land border lengths > P-S > Number of neighbours 5 [8th of 26]
land border lengths > P-S > Total Borders 2,640 km [9th of 27]
Land boundaries > Border countries
The Gambia 740 km, Guinea 330 km, Guinea-Bissau 338 km, Mali 419 km, Mauritania 813 km
Land boundaries > Total 2,640 km [70th of 166]
Land boundaries > Total (per capita) 205.395 km per million people [81st of 164]
Land use > Arable land 12.51% [91st of 258]
Land use > Other 87.25% [127th of 258]
Land use > Permanent crops 0.24% [161st of 258]
Largest city Dakar
Largest city population 1,708,000 [61st of 174]
Largest city population (per capita) 0.146 per capita [89th of 174]
Largest city with population Dakar - 1,729,823
Location
Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Mauritania
Map references
Africa
Maritime claims > Contiguous zone 24 nautical mile [74th of 83]
Maritime claims > Continental shelf
200 nm or to the edge of the continental margin
Maritime claims > Exclusive economic zone 200 nautical mile [120th of 123]
Maritime claims > Territorial sea 12 nautical mile [170th of 191]
Natural hazards
lowlands seasonally flooded; periodic droughts
Natural resources
fish, phosphates, iron ore
northernmost point > Latitude 16°41'N
Population density 52.35 people per sqkm [140th of 256]
Population density > people per sq. km 60.55 people/m² [121st of 204]
Rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land 265.77 people/km² of arable lan [97th of 188]
Surface area > sq. km 196,720 km² [86th of 206]
Surface area > sq. km (per capita) 16.874 km² per 1,000 people [85th of 207]
Terrain
generally low, rolling, plains rising to foothills in southeast

SOURCES: CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook, City Population, CIA World Factbook, World Gazetteer, Official government websites.; FAO; World Development Indicators database; Wikipedia: List of land border lengths ; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; Wikipedia: List of countries by northernmost point ; Heal The World Foundation.

ALTERNATIVE NAMES: Senegal, Republic of Senegal, Republique du Senegal

Environment
 
Acidification 0% [77th of 141]
Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI 0.44 % of GNI [74th of 179]
Adjusted savings: particulate emission damage > % of GNI 0.91 % of GNI [33rd of 165]
Areas under protection 14 [99th of 146]
Areas under protection (per capita) 1.19597 per 1 million people [100th of 146]
Biosphere reserves area 1,094 thousand hectares [37th of 86]
Biosphere reserves area (per capita) 93.4563 thousand hectares per 1 [27th of 86]
Breeding birds threatened 1.04% [113rd of 136]
Carbon efficiency 0.73 CO2 emissions/$ GDP [98th of 141]
CFC consumption 1,867.71 [59th of 107]
CFC consumption (per capita) 0.159552 per 1,000 people [52nd of 107]
CO2 Emissions 3,928.2 [108th of 178]
CO2 Emissions (per capita) 0.335571 per 1,000 people [137th of 176]
CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP 0.29 kg/PPP$ [94th of 170]
CO2 emissions > kt 4,835.16 kt [110th of 195]
CO2 emissions > kt (per capita) 0.435 kt per 1,000 people [150th of 196]
CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating 3.5 [18th of 75]
Current issues
wildlife populations threatened by poaching; deforestation; overgrazing; soil erosion; desertification; overfishing
Ecological footprint 1.06 [108th of 141]
Endangered species protection 81.8% [52nd of 141]
Fertiliser consumption 120.18 hundred grams/hectare [109th of 141]
Forest area > % of land area 45.05 % of land area [54th of 195]
Forest area > sq. km 86,730 km² [59th of 195]
Forest area > sq. km (per capita) 7,439.418 km² per 1,000 people [59th of 195]
Freshwater withdrawal 2.22 [7th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural 93% [2nd of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic 4% [11th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial 3% [10th of 124]
Groundwater withdrawals 39.2 [72nd of 188]
International agreements > Party to
Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Life Conservation, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands, Whaling
Known breeding bird species 175 [98th of 146]
Known breeding bird species (per capita) 14.9496 per 1 million people [85th of 146]
Known mammal species 192 [44th of 145]
Known mammal species (per capita) 16.4018 per 1 million people [54th of 145]
Marine areas under protection 6 [48th of 95]
Marine areas under protection (per capita) 0.512558 per 1 million people [47th of 95]
Marine fish catch 319,900 tons [35th of 141]
Marine fish catch (per capita) 27.3279 tons per 1,000 people [22nd of 141]
Non-wildness 2.21% [80th of 141]
NOx emissions per populated area 0.2 thousand metric tons/squ [83rd of 141]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day 6,602.5 kg/day [45th of 115]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day per worker 0.3 kg per day per worker [3rd of 115]
PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter 75.75 mcg/m³ [33rd of 185]
Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999 1,021 [114th of 199]
Protected area 11.3 [33rd of 147]
SO2 emissions per populated area 150 thousand metric tons/squ [110th of 141]
SO2 exports 2,635.64 hundred metric tons [23rd of 141]
Threatened species 26 [77th of 158]
Threatened species > Mammal 13 [59th of 160]
Total renewable water resources 39.4 cu km [12th of 31]
Urban NO2 concentration 69.4 micrograms/m3 [22nd of 141]
Urban SO2 concentration 47.25 micrograms/m3 [71st of 141]
Water > Availability 0.96 thousand cubic metres [107th of 141]
Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration 4.43 mls/litre [136th of 141]
Water > Freshwater pollution 0.48 tons/cubic km [42nd of 69]
Water > Phosphorus concentration 0.34 mls/litre [72nd of 141]
Water > Salinisation 380.8 [97th of 141]
Water > Severe water stress 5 [68th of 140]
Water > Suspended solids 3.26 mls/litre [122nd of 141]
Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions 10.66 % [17th of 114]
Water pollution, clay and glass industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.1 % [48th of 112]
Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions 70.12 % [4th of 114]
Water pollution, metal industry > % of total BOD emissions 5.84 % [27th of 94]
Water pollution, other industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.3 % [44th of 107]
Water pollution, paper and pulp industry > % of total BOD emissions 8.41 % [41st of 111]
Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions 4.23 % [44th of 114]
Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.35 % [49th of 114]
Wetlands of intl importance > Area 100 thousand hectares [65th of 112]
Wetlands of intl importance > Area (per capita) 8.54263 thousand hectares per 1 m [65th of 112]
Wildness 4.13% [69th of 141]


 

SOURCES
Stockholm Environment Institute at York, Acidification in Developing Countries: Ecosystem Sensitivity and the Critical Loads Approach at the Global scale, 2000 via ciesin.org; World Development Indicators database; World Resources Institute; 2000 IUCN Red List, and World Resources Institute,World Resources 2000-2001, Washington, DC: WRI, 2000. Original sources: World Conservation Monitoring Center, IUCN-The World Conservation Union, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and other sources.; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center; UNEP, Production and Consumption of Ozone Depleting Substances, 1986-1998, October 1999. via ciesin.org; World Resources Institute. 2003. Carbon Emissions from energy use and cement manufacturing, 1850 to 2000. Available on-line through the Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) at Washington, DC: World Resources Institute; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Living Planet Report 2000, Gland, Switzerland: 2000, and Redefining Progress.; Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, Report on National Reports Required Under Article VIII, Paragraph 7(a), of the Convention, Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties, Gigiri, Kenya, April 2000; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001. via ciesin.org; ; FAOSTAT on-line database; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the last wild places on the earth's surface. Accessed via ciesin.org; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: Special Report on Emissions Scenarios, Data Version 1.1, B1Illustrative Marker Scenario with model IMAGE; Gregg Marland, Tom Boden, and Bob Andres, University of North Dakota, via net publication; Jacaranda Atlas; International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, RAINS-ASIA and Co-operative Programme formonitoring and evaluation of the long range transmission of air pollutants in Europe (EMEP) via ciesin.org; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; World Resources Institute, World Resources 1998-99; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2000; WHO,Air Management Information System-AMIS 2.0, 1998; and Global Urban Observatory, Citibase, 1999. via ciesin.org; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGAP 2.1B, 2001 via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen,R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001, Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001 (for BOD emissions)and Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 (for data on waterquantity). via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen, R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 via ciesin.org; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the lastwild places on the earth's surface. via ciesin.org

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Senegal, Republic of Senegal, Republique du Senegal


2) Human geography

Labor
 

Compensation of employees > % of expense 34.07 % [20th of 97]
Compensation of employees > current LCU 177300000000
CPIA building human resources rating 3.5 [40th of 75]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14 27.3 [26th of 89]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19 58.11 [27th of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24 75.59 [62nd of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29 79.18 [102nd of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34 81.92 [95th of 165]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39 83.29 [92nd of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44 84.59 [84th of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49 83.11 [73rd of 163]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54 82.09 [51st of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59 72.82 [50th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64 63.64 [39th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus 40.48 [42nd of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 10-14 27.71 [30th of 92]
Economic activity > Men aged 15-19 60.92 [33rd of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 20-24 89.1 [29th of 166]
Economic activity > Men aged 25-29 94.85 [99th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 30-34 96.8 [107th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 35-39 97.59 [82nd of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 40-44 97.45 [49th of 163]
Economic activity > Men aged 45-49 96.93 [53rd of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 50-54 95.32 [39th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 55-59 84.91 [92nd of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 60-64 76.69 [65th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus 55.18 [48th of 162]
Economic activity > Women aged 10-14 26.89 [24th of 89]
Economic activity > Women aged 15-19 55.25 [24th of 164]
Economic activity > Women aged 20-24 61.94 [90th of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 25-29 63.49 [100th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 30-34 67.1 [95th of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 35-39 69.1 [91st of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 40-44 71.89 [81st of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 45-49 69.58 [76th of 161]
Economic activity > Women aged 50-54 68.99 [62nd of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 55-59 61.17 [41st of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 60-64 51.4 [31st of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus 27.6 [36th of 167]
Economically active children, female 27.75 % [14th of 34]
Economically active children, male 43.19 % [6th of 34]
Economically active children, study and work 43.84 % [32nd of 34]
Economically active children, study and work, female 40.46 % [29th of 34]
Economically active children, study and work, male 46.03 % [32nd of 34]
Economically active children, total 35.42 % [11th of 34]
Economically active children, work only 56.16 % [3rd of 34]
Economically active children, work only, female 59.54 % [6th of 33]
Economically active children, work only, male 53.97 % [3rd of 34]
Female economic activity 61.6% [46th of 156]
Female economic activity growth 1% [93rd of 156]
Firing cost > weeks of wages 37.9 weeks of wages [84th of 164]
force participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15-64 58.42 % [87th of 184]
force participation rate, male > % of male population ages 15-64 83.44 % [77th of 184]
force participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15-64 70.54 % [86th of 184]
force, female > % of total labor force 42.5 % [85th of 184]
force, total 4,590,989 [74th of 184]
force, total (per capita) 0.394 per capita [146th of 184]
Labor force 4,850,000 [62nd of 132]
Labor force (per capita) 387,322.929 per million people [89th of 131]
Labor force > By occupation agriculture 77%
Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture 77.5% [1st of 32]
Labor force > By occupation > Industry and services 22.5% [9th of 22]
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Date December 15, 1999
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Minimum age 15 [94th of 146]
Parental leave > Paid maternity leave 14 weeks
Regulation 54 [65th of 123]
Regulation > Employment Conditions 83 [44th of 123]
Regulation > Firing 30 [79th of 123]
Regulation > Hiring 48 [69th of 123]
regulations > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 16.03 % [11th of 39]
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date July 28, 1961
Rigidity of employment index 61 [17th of 166]
Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment 25.7 % [129th of 174]
skills > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 18.32 % [14th of 38]
Unemployment rate 48% [1st of 107]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ 77,000,000 $ [66th of 149]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per $ GDP) 9.346 $ per $1,000 of GDP [46th of 166]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per capita) 6.605 $ per 1,000 people [93rd of 167]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ 633,000,000 $ [69th of 156]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per $ GDP) 76.835 $ per $1,000 of GDP [32nd of 165]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per capita) 54.297 $ per capita [82nd of 167]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ 563,183,000 BoP $ [40th of 115]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP) 73.842 BoP $ per $1 million of [26th of 142]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per capita) 49.463 BoP $ per 1,000 people [41st of 143]


SOURCES

World Development Indicators database; Economic activity rate and economically active population, by sex, thirteen age groups, 1950-2010 (ILO estimates and projections) are data from the International Labour Union (ILO). Source details: ILO, Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, fourth edition, diskette database (Geneva, 1997). The latest set of estimates and projections covering the period 1950-2010 (4th edition) was released by ILO in December 1996. These data are updated every five-ten years by ILO and a new set of these data is in preparation; calculated on the basis of data on the economically active population and total population from ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: Minimum Age Convention, 1973 ; Wikipedia: Parental leave ; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference.; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference; Wikipedia: Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Senegal, Republic of Senegal, Republique du Senegal

Li
festyle

 
Life satisfaction inequality 2.4 [56th of 87]

SOURCES
World Database of Happiness, Happiness in Nations, Rank Report 2004/3b. Equality of happiness in 90 nations 1990-2000. How much citizens differ in enjoyment of their life as a whole

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Senegal, Republic of Senegal, Republique du Senegal

People
 
African countries by population density > area 196,190 [33rd of 56]
African countries by population density > pop. dens. 54 [24th of 56]
African countries by population density > population 10,589,571 [23rd of 56]
Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population 0.84 [31st of 185]
Age structure > 0-14 years 40.8 % [50th of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years 42.8 [33rd of 226]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Females 2,668,602 [59th of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years > From total 41.9% [38th of 227]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males 2,717,257 [61st of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years 54.1 [194th of 226]
Age structure > 15-64 years 56.1 % [175th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Females 3,552,643 [73rd of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > From total 55.1% [184th of 227]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Males 3,524,683 [72nd of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over 3.1 % [179th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Females 206,886 [103rd of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > From total 3% [184th of 227]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Males 183,188 [96th of 225]
Birth rate 36.52 births/1,000 population [34th of 226]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of rural 51 [34th of 52]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of total 62 [35th of 56]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of urban 82 [25th of 52]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of female 30 [13th of 46]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of male 36 [8th of 46]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of poorest 20% 43 [11th of 43]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of richest 20% 18 [15th of 43]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of rural 39 [11th of 42]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of total 33 [10th of 46]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of urban 22 [10th of 42]
CPIA social protection rating 3 [58th of 75]
Death rate 10.72 deaths/1,000 population [54th of 226]
Education expenditures 5 % of GDP [17th of 55]
Ethnic groups
Wolof 43.3%, Pular 23.8%, Serer 14.7%, Jola 3.7%, Mandinka 3%, Soninke 1.1%, European and Lebanese 1%, other 9.4%
Female population > Age 10-14 730,067 [65th of 224]
Female population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 6.09 [49th of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 664,588 [68th of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 5.54 [46th of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 589,991 [66th of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 4.92 [45th of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 488,661 [68th of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.08 [64th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 393,332 [72nd of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.28 [148th of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 323,946 [76th of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.7 [176th of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 267,699 [81st of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 2.23 [176th of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 219,428 [82nd of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.83 [176th of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 178,094 [86th of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.49 [180th of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 142,144 [89th of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.19 [175th of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 110,635 [89th of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.92 [174th of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 82,315 [97th of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.69 [177th of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 56,629 [101st of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.47 [188th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 34,323 [107th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.29 [181st of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 24,775 [103rd of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.21 [179th of 224]
Gender development 0.421 [126th of 141]
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Capital Dakar
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Number of ethnic Greeks
50 (est.)
Male population > Age 10-14 741,582 [66th of 224]
Male population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 6.19 [49th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 668,371 [69th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 5.58 [55th of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 586,970 [67th of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 4.9 [63rd of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 487,561 [68th of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.07 [89th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 392,061 [76th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.27 [167th of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 320,649 [76th of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.67 [180th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 262,704 [80th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 2.19 [180th of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 214,191 [81st of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.79 [176th of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 172,953 [84th of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.44 [167th of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 136,760 [85th of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.14 [162nd of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 104,536 [84th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.87 [156th of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 75,811 [89th of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.63 [174th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 50,327 [95th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.42 [177th of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 28,993 [101st of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.24 [180th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 19,268 [96th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.16 [179th of 224]
Median age > Female 19 years [185th of 224]
Median age > Male 18.6 years [182nd of 224]
Median age > Total 18.8 years [182nd of 224]
Nationality > Adjective Senegalese
Nationality > Noun
Senegalese (singular and plural)
Percentage living in rural areas. 50% [78th of 193]
Percentage living in urban areas 50% [121st of 199]
Population 12,853,259 [68th of 242]
Population > CIA Factbook 12,853,259 [68th of 240]
Population ages 0-14 > % of total 42.59 % [32nd of 185]
Population ages 15-64 > % of total 54.28 % [153rd of 185]
Population ages 65 and above > % of total 3.12 % [150th of 185]
Population growth > annual % 2.36 annual % [35th of 195]
Population growth rate 2.58% [33rd of 235]
Population in 2015 14,538 [69th of 225]
Population in largest city 2,158,695 [58th of 118]
Population in largest city (per capita) 0.185 per capita [42nd of 118]
Population in the largest city > % of urban population 44.51 % [23rd of 118]
Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million 2,158,695 [63rd of 106]
Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million (per capita) 0.185 per capita [59th of 106]
Population, female > % of total 50.8 % [65th of 190]
Projected population growth 135.1% [27th of 141]
Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates 31 Jul 1990
Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories 26 Jan 1990
Rural population 6,808,373 [62nd of 193]
Rural population (per capita) 0.584 per capita [63rd of 194]
Rural population growth > annual % 2.02 annual % [29th of 193]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 0.93 [205th of 223]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 0.99 male(s)/female [142nd of 224]
Sex ratio > 65 years and over 0.88 male(s)/female [55th of 223]
Sex ratio > At birth 1.03 male(s)/female [207th of 223]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > 15–65 0.99 [129th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > at birth 1.03 [183rd of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > over 65 0.88 [56th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > total 1 [90th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > under 15 1.02 [172nd of 215]
Sex ratio > Total population 1 male(s)/female [95th of 224]
Sex ratio > Under 15 years 1.02 male(s)/female [184th of 224]
Total fertility rate 4.86 children born/woman [33rd of 225]
Total Population 11,987,121 [70th of 227]
Total population > Age 10-14 1,471,649 [65th of 224]
Total population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 12.28 [50th of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 1,332,959 [68th of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 11.12 [50th of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 1,176,961 [67th of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 9.82 [50th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 976,222 [68th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 8.14 [80th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 785,393 [74th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 6.55 [155th of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 644,595 [77th of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 5.38 [180th of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 530,403 [80th of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 4.42 [179th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 433,619 [80th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 3.62 [178th of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 351,047 [85th of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 2.93 [168th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 278,904 [86th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 2.33 [169th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 215,171 [85th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 1.8 [165th of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 158,126 [95th of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 1.32 [174th of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 106,956 [96th of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.89 [182nd of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 63,316 [105th of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.53 [179th of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 44,043 [101st of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.37 [180th of 224]
Total Population > Female 5,998,945 [70th of 227]
Total Population > Male 5,988,176 [70th of 227]
Urban population 4,849,800 [78th of 195]
Urban population (per capita) 0.416 per capita [132nd of 196]
Urban population growth > annual % 2.84 annual % [62nd of 195]
Urbanization 48 [127th of 204]
Urbanization in 1975 34.2% [104th of 164]
Urbanization in 2015 57.4% [97th of 164]
Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males 59 [127th of 144]
Women > Antenatal care coverage % 79 [84th of 133]
Women > Contraceptive prevalence % 11 [155th of 170]
Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males 108 [58th of 173]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported 560 [19th of 154]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted 690 [30th of 166]
Women > Skilled attendant at delivery % 58 [131st of 172]


 

SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of African countries by population density ; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; UNICEF; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center ; Human Development Reports, United Nations 2002; Wikipedia: Greek diaspora ; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2003 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights. Estimates and projections of urban and rural populations are made by the Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat and published every two years. These estimates and projections are based on national census or survey data that have been evaluated and, whenever necessary, adjusted for deficiencies and inconsistencies; World Development Indicators database and CIA World Factbook; Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects: The 2004 Revision and World Urbanization Prospects: http://esa.un.org/unpp; Population Reference Bureau, 2001 World Population Data Sheet, Washington, DC: PRB, 2001. via ciesin.org; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human RIghts; Wikipedia: Sex ratio ; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center Spanish Statistical Institute; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2001 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights (ESA/P/WP.173, 20 March 2002); UN (United Nations). 2002. World Urbanization Prospects: The 2001 Revision. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Senegal, Republic of Senegal, Republique du Senegal

Mortality
 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people 11.11 per 1,000 people [53rd of 195]
rate, adult, female > per 1,000 female adults 262.14 per 1,000 female adults [47th of 185]
rate, adult, male > per 1,000 male adults 310.6 per 1,000 male adults [51st of 185]
rate, infant > per 1,000 live births 60.9 per 1,000 live births [50th of 187]
rate, under-5 > per 1,000 118.7 per 1,000 [37th of 187]


 

SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Senegal, Republic of Senegal, Republique du Senegal

Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population 2.796 [106th of 195]
immigrant population > Number of immigrants 326,000 [75th of 195]
immigrant population > Percentage of total number of immigrants in the world >0.5%
International migration stock > % of population 2.8 % [115th of 205]
International migration stock, total 325,940 [77th of 205]
Net migration -100,000 [126th of 180]
Net migration (per capita) -8.578 per 1 million people [120th of 185]
Net migration rate 0 migrant(s)/1,000 populati [86th of 225]
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum 20,712 [48th of 151]
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum (per capita) 1,776.608 per 1 million people [53rd of 162]
Refugee population by country or territory of origin 8,671 [55th of 77]
Refugee population by country or territory of origin (per capita) 0.744 per 1 million people [46th of 77]
Refugees 61,800 [37th of 110]
Refugees (per capita) 5.27934 per 1,000 people [35th of 110]
Refugees > Convention on refugees 2 May 1963 d
Refugees > Outflow 11,000 [32nd of 76]
Refugees > Outflow (per capita) 0.939689 per 1,000 people [31st of 76]
Refugees > US applications 8 [43rd of 64]
Refugees > US applications (per capita) 0.00068341 per 1,000 people [41st of 63]
Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs 22,400 [25th of 40]
Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs (per capita) 1.789 per 1,000 people [28th of 40]
Refugees and internally displaced persons > Refugees (country of origin) 19,630 (Mauritania)
US visa lottery winners 269 US visa lottery winners [53rd of 178]
US visa lottery winners (per capita) 22.9797 US visa lottery winners [68th of 176]


 

SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of countries by immigrant population ; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; United Nations Treaty Collection; UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees). 2002. Correspondence on refugees and internally displaced persons. February. Geneva.; United States Citizenship and Immigration Services; US Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Senegal, Republic of Senegal, Republique du Senegal

 

 

 

 

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