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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart7,980M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart8,854M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart20,566€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart22,818$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart5,379 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart5,953 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart66.92%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart13,688 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart15,148$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-280 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-310 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-3.49%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart2,024.22016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart2,240.02016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart195.32000Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart180.32000Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart19.50%2000Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
227.52014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
302.22014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart14.76%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart25.18%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart5,151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart5,700$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart644€2000Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart595$2000Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart640€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart850$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$
Baa308/22/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBB+12/20/2016S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart662016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart51.62015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121º
Labour
693.0 $2010NMW [+]
481.1 €2010NMW [+]
Money Market
4.00%12/01/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart121º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart361.812014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
7.50%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart397.5 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart440.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart5.95%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart2,114.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart2,340.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart33.36%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-1,716.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-1,900.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-27.41%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart282016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart393,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart59,3062015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart15.28%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart98.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart40,0952015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart10.33%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7902014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart37º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart15.04‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.862015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart6.23‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart75.402015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart1112012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart29.82012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart10.402015CO2 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