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GDP Mill. € [+]201510,267M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201511,393M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20153,600€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20153,948$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20157,565 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20158,394 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201573.68%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,621 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,909$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-416 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-462 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-4.05%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20153,118.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,459.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013337.0chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013447.5chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201312.12%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.37%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015119.2chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015132.3chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.75%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201530.37%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,080€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,199$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013116€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013155$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014100€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014134$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201542€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201546$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/12/2014B1
S&P Rating [+]02/05/2016B+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201639chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201693ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201561.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201686º
Innovation Ranking [+]201692ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q314.7%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4192 m.
NMW [+]2017171.7 $
NMW [+]2017154.6 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201566º
Markets
Euro / Lek [+]05/22/2017134.6800
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/04/20161.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]201758ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014156.43chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200620.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201623.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20161,771.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,962.1 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201516.83%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20164,169.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20164,669.2 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201537.81%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,399.0 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,707.1 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-20.98%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015100chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]20152,886,026chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201557,616chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,047.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.00%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015194.9chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,122,910chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201538.91%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.733chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201654ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201662ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201553º
Birth Rate [+]201511.50‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.67chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.80‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201577.90chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20158.70‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.30‰
Number of homicides [+]2014117chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20144.0chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20141.27chart0.502014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 11,167,000
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU