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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart9,490M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart10,529M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart3,165€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart3,511$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart4,083 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart4,530 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart43.03%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart1,362 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart1,511$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-460 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-510 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-4.85%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart2,504.22015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart2,778.42015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart209.52014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart278.42014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart9.37%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart7.04%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart403.22015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart447.42015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart16.90%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart26.39%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart835€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart927$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart70€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart93$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart56€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart75$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart134€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart149$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B103/18/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB+01/20/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart332016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart82º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart69.72015Fragile States Index [+]
37º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart60º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
18.1%2016Q3Unemployment rate [+]
224 m.2016Q3Unemployed [+]
163.1 $2014NMW [+]
118.2 €2014NMW [+]
43º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
540.260005/26/2017Euro / Dram [+]
Prices
1.2%April 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
6.00%02/14/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart38º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
36.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart1,610.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart1,782.9 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart14.12%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart2,974.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart3,292.6 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart30.91%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-1,363.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-1,509.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-16.78%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart1012015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart2,998,5772015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart191,1992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart1,491.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart6.38%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart312.02015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart937,2992015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart31.26%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7332014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart110º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart102º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
43º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart13.90‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.622015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart9.30‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart75.102015Life expectancy [+]
6.00‰2011Crude marriage rate [+]
1.20‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart592013Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart2.02013Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart1.492014CO2 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