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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.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart42.10%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart1,217 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart1,347$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-2,038 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$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.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart7.73%2007Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart38.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart1,124€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart1,244$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart167€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$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 $2014NMW [+]
152.2 €2014NMW [+]
73º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Prices
3.5%February 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
2.40%05/25/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart149º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart68.272014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
13.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart6,295.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart6,968.9 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart24.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart7,565.2 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart8,373.9 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart28.89%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-1,269.4 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-1,405.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-3.92%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart102016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart10,888,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart142,9892015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart1,198.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart1.33%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart225.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart799,6052015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart7.46%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.6622014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart81º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart23º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
55º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart23.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.922015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart7.36‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart68.742015Life 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: 11,167,000
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU