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GDP Mill. € [+]20159,489M.€chart7,472M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201510,529M.$chart8,291M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20153,511$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20153,165€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20154,450 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]20154,937 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201546.89%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,647$chart225$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,484 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-460 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-510 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-4.85%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,778.4chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20152,504.2chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014278.4chart465.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014209.5chart350.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.37%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20147.04%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015447.4chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015403.2chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201416.44%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201526.39%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015835€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015927$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201470€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201493$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201475$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201456€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015149$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015134€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/18/2016B1
NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/22/2016B+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201535chart372015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201682ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201569.7chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201637º
Innovation Ranking [+]201660ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q2227 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201543º
NMW [+]2014163.1 $
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q218.4%
NMW [+]2014118.2 €
Markets
Euro / Dram [+]01/17/2017514.4900
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 2016-0.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/27/20166.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]201738ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200620.00%
Trade
Exports [+]20151,340.2 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20151,486.9 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201514.12%chart24.51%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,932.9 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,254.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201530.91%chart36.52%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-1,592.7 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-1,767.1 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-16.78%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20159.30‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Density [+]2015101chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20152,998,577chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015191,199chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.733chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016110ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016102ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201543º
Birth Rate [+]201513.90‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.53chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201474.68chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20116.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20111.00‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20132.0chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]201359chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20141.49chart0.502014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,879,829
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU