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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart29,958M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart33,238M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart2,793€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart3,099$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart13,252 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart14,669 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart42.10%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart1,236 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart1,260$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-2,038 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-2,256 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-6.47%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart12,240.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart13,549.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart1,760.72014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart2,339.12014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart16.85%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart11.75%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart486.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart539.22015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart7.73%2007Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart38.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart1,141€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart1,263$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart167€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart221$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart108€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart144$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart45€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart50$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba306/10/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRCCC02/09/2015S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBB-07/22/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart332016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart117º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart78.02015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart109º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.5%2011Q2Unemployment rate [+]
209.9 $2014NMW [+]
152.2 €2014NMW [+]
73º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Prices
3.5%February 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
1.81%04/27/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart149º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart68.272014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
13.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart7,445.5 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart8,260.7 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart24.85%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart8,654.5 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart9,602.2 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart28.89%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-1,209.1 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-1,341.5 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-4.04%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart102015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart10,724,7052015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart142,9892015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart1,198.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart1.33%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart225.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.6622014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart81º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart23º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
55º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart23.90‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart2.972014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart7.43‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart68.342014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart1,2702012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart12.42012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart1.602014CO2 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