Senegal: Percent female population

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Female population, percent of total

 Latest value 50.81
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2023
 Average 50.24
 Min - Max 49.22 - 50.90
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Senegal from 1960 to 2023. The average value for Senegal during that period was 50.24 percent with a minimum of 49.22 percent in 1974 and a maximum of 50.9 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2023 is 50.81 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 196 countries is 50.00 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Senegal - Percent female population - Recent values chart

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Senegal - Percent female population - historical chart - 1960-2023

Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 17.32 2022 million
 Percent urban population 49.09 2022 percent
 Population density 88 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 3.14 2023 percent
 Percent children 41.14 2023 percent
 Percent female population 50.81 2023 percent
 Rural population, percent 50.42 2023 percent
 Age dependency ratio 80.47 2022 percent
 Refugee population 11,802 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 2 2015 percent
 Population growth 2.57 2022 percent
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