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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart59,919M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart66,324M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart1,156€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart1,279$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart21,452 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart23,745 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart35.79%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart414 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart458$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-2,743 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-3,036 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-4.58%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart13,083.42016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart14,482.12016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart338.72011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart471.52011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart4.42%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart3.59%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart1,879.42015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart2,085.22015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart55.69%2005Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart21.83%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart252€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart279$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart7€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart9$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart10€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart13$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart36€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart40$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart282016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart131º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart94.72015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart138º2015Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
112º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart170º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66
Taxes
25.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart9,937.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart11,000.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart16.59%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart14,996.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart16,600.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart25.03%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-5,059.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-5,600.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-8.44%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart772015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart51,846,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart73,3082015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart3,236.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart0.14%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart407.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart2,881,7972015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart5.56%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.5362014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart104º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart17.49‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.182015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart8.26‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart66.042015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart1,3042015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart2.42015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart0.222015CO2 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