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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart492,478M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart545,124M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart11,232€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart12,432$2016GDP per capita [+]
3,046€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
133,552M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart252,555 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart279,553 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart51.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart5,760 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart6,374$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-28,529 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-31,579 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-5.79%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart194,535.52016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart215,331.42016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart22,211.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart32,677.62013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart15.09%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
10,812.82014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
14,364.82014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart6.92%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart4,535.22015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart5,436.22015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart5.23%2004Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart39.49%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart4,437€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart4,911$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart526€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart774$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart244€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart348$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart104€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart125$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B303/06/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB04/04/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB05/04/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart106º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart47.62015Fragile States Index [+]
47º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart81º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
8.5%September 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
6.6%2015Q2Unemployment rate [+]
937 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
508.5 $2017NMW [+]
480.0 €2017NMW [+]
48º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
18.040505/25/2017Euro / Argentinian pesos [+]
28.18%05/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
27.5%April 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
25.50%05/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart116º2017Doing Business [+]
468,996April 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
14.61April 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
472,7762016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart311.212014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
21.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
35.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart52,160.6 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart57,736.6 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart10.59%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart50,238.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart55,609.1 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart10.20%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart1,922.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart2,127.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart0.39%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart162016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart43,847,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart2,086,3022015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart483.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart4.81%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart3,616.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart940,2732015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart2.17%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8362014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart67º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart33º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
31º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart17.36‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.312015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart7.55‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart76.332015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart3,2692014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart7.62014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart4.802014CO2 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