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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart3,986M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart4,422M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart14,234€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart15,808$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart4,515 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart4,997 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart107.89%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart16,124 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart16,862$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-287 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-318 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-6.87%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart1,874.42016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart2,074.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart219.92014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart292.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart14.17%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart10.92%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart44.79%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart6,694€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart7,410$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart788€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart1,047$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart557€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart740$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$
Caa303/09/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRCCC+03/03/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart612016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart55º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart49.32015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart37º2015Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
11.9%2015Q2Unemployment rate [+]
17 m.2015Q2Unemployed [+]
77º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart117º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart386.952014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
17.50%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
33.5%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart435.1 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart482.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart10.92%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart1,458.2 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart1,617.9 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart36.59%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-1,023.1 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-1,135.1 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-25.67%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart6512015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart280,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart34,4752015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart108.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart12.31%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart19.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7852014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart28º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart12.10‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.792014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart10.58‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart75.502014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart252014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart8.82014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart4.752014CO2 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