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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart16,269M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart18,050M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart1,044€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart1,159$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart4,073 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart5,412 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart32.26%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart266 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart353$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-160 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-212 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-1.26%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart2,639.22014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart3,506.22014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart220.62010Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart292.52010Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart13.08%2010Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart6.13%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart209.52014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart278.32014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart13.38%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart20.90%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart172€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart229$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart15€2010Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart20$2010Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart10€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart14$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart14€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart18$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B203/17/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB10/31/2011S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart212016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart90º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart87.92015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart95º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
97º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart131º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66
Taxes
10.00%01/01/2010Standard VAT [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart9,070.4 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart10,040.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart47.33%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart11,383.1 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart12,600.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart69.89%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-2,312.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-2,560.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-22.56%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart872016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart15,827,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart73,9632015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart542.42015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart0.47%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart278.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,187,1422015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart7.62%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.5552014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart89º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart112º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
80º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart23.78‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.602015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart6.04‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart68.662015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart9642012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart6.52012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart0.342015CO2 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