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GDP Mill. € [+]20153,986M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20154,422M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201514,234€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201515,808$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20164,515 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,997 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016107.89%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201616,124 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201516,862$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-287 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-318 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.87%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,874.4chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,074.8chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014219.9chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014292.2chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201414.17%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.92%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201644.79%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20166,694€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20167,410$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014788€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,047$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014557€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014740$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/09/2017Caa3
S&P Rating [+]03/03/2017CCC+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201661chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201555ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201549.3chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201537ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q211.9%
Unemployed [+]2015Q217 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201577º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017117ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014386.95chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201117.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201633.5%
Trade
Exports [+]2015435.1 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015482.8 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201510.92%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20151,458.2 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20151,617.9 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.59%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-1,023.1 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-1,135.1 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-25.67%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015651chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]2015280,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201534,475chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015108.3chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201512.31%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201519.7chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.785chart0.4802014HDI [+]
72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201628ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201412.10‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.79chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201410.58‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201475.50chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201425chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20148.8chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20144.75chart0.502014CO2 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