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GDP Mill. € [+]201550,770M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201556,329M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20155,345€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20155,941$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201526,925 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201529,873 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201553.04%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,835 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20153,151$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-2,069 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-2,296 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-4.08%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201522,066.6chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201524,482.9chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20142,955.9chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20143,927.0chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201412.45%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.79%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015672.8chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015746.5chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.56%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201543.47%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,323€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,578$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014312€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014415$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014234€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014311$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201571€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201579$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/17/2016Caa1
S&P Rating [+]09/26/2011B-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/03/2017B-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201640chart362016Corruption Index [+]
122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201575.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201679ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2014Q40.5%
Unemployed [+]2015Q443 m.
NMW [+]2015184.0 $
NMW [+]2015151.6 €
Markets
Euro / Belarusian rubles [+]09/07/201519,696.0000
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 201510.7%
Money Market
Key rates [+]04/19/201714.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201737ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014359.94chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201020.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201513.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201524,043.4 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201526,676.1 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201547.36%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201527,320.1 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201530,311.7 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201553.81%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,276.8 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,635.6 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-6.45%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201546chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20159,498,364chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,082,905chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015695.7chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201511.40%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015835.2chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.798chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016106ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201630ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201564º
Birth Rate [+]201512.50‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.70chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201512.60‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201473.30chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20148.90‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20143.70‰
Number of homicides [+]2014340chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20143.6chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20147.28chart0.502014CO2 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