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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart92,800M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart102,962M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart3,494€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart3,876$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart60,720 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart67,369 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart65.44%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart2,286 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart2,537$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-3,065 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-3,400 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-3.30%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart28,418.92015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart31,530.72015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart2,162.72010Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart2,867.12010Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart8.68%2010Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
258.11995Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart5.00%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart3,262.82015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart3,620.12015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart14.92%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart30.63%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart1,070€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart1,187$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart94€2010Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart125$2010Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart79€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart104$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart123€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart136$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B104/07/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB02/12/2016S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB03/17/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart182016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart140º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart88.12015Fragile States Index [+]
70º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart120º2015Innovation Ranking [+]
Prices
34.1%May 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
11.00%12/22/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart182º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart32.572014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
10.00%01/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
17.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart22,734.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart25,164.2 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart32.23%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart17,386.9 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart19,245.6 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart20.10%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart5,347.1 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart5,918.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart12.13%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart212015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart26,563,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart106,8452015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart11.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart0.40%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart43.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart555,4032015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart2.09%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.5322014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart100º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart117º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart45.00‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart6.002015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart13.42‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart52.672015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart2,2322012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart9.82012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart0.922015CO2 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