ACP ENVIRONMENTAL OBSERVATORY
Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Senegal

Capital: Dakar
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 192,530 (2007)
 
Population (people): 11,897,230 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 61.79 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 2.7% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 62 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 52 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $2,016.09 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 4.9% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Coastal and Marine
Total area of Exclusive Economic Zone 0-200 nautical miles (km2): 158,450 (2014)
 
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 1.10% (2014)

 
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Marine Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Abéné 352707 352707 116 Not Reported
Delta du Saloum 68153 68153 3187 Not Reported
Delta du Saloum 866 866 720 II
Delta du Saloum 3044 3044 3187 Not Reported
Joal 352706 352706 154 Not Reported
Kayar 352705 352705 160 Not Reported
Saint-Louis 352704 352704 461 Not Reported
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Marine Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Gulf of Guinea West 0.44 0.0 7.31 1.08 0.0
Sahelian Upwelling 6.67 6.75 12.57 37.81 20.29
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